01.31.17
Maurice Coleman '82 Recognized As Catholic High School's 2017 Distinguished Graduate

Catholic High School alumnus Maurice Coleman ’82 was honored by the Diocese of Baton Rouge as Catholic High Schools 2017 Distinguished Graduate during its annual Distinguished Graduate Awards Dinner on Jan. 31, at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel. After graduating from CHS in 1982, Coleman attended LSU where he earned his Bachelor of Science and MBA.  Currently, Coleman serves as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer for the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana. A past president of the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council and a 2009 Hall of Distinction inductee, Coleman also serves as an adjunct finance...

01.31.17
CHS Baseball Team Preps For Season With Black & Orange World Series

Baseball season is just around the corner and the Diamond Bears get early preparation underway this weekend in the Black & Orange World Series.  First pitch on Friday, Feb. 3, will be at 4 p.m. for the varsity/junior varsity and will be followed by the freshmen at 6 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 4, game two of the B&G World Series will see the varsity and JV teams go at 1 p.m. Game two will follow the inaugural Dad's Home Run Derby scheduled for 12 p.m.   The first varsity scrimmage takes place on Wednesday, Feb. 8, versus 3A power Brusly High at Catholic...

01.31.17
Bowling Team Moves To 4-0 With Win Over Central

The CHS bowling team rolls on as they upped their record to 4-0 with a 22.5 to 4.5 win over Central on Monday, Jan. 30. Central was one of the top bowling outfits in 2016. Bowler Austin Bertrand had the teams highest score with 241. The Bears will travel to Gonzales on Thursday, Feb. 2 to face Archbishop Shaw. The first frame will be scored at 3:20 p.m. at Premier Lanes....

01.31.17
Basketball "Silent Night" Game Set For Tuesday, Jan. 31

The words "Silent Night" have been whispered around campus about tonight's on campus event. There will be no caroling by the CHS choir or gifts handed out by Santa's elves, but there will be a District 5-5A basketball game versus McKinley. Tip off for the annual Silent Night game on Tuesday, Jan. 31, will be at 7:15 p.m. in the Catholic High gym.   CHS students and fans are encouraged to "wait til eight" before erupting into a controllable frenzy.  That is, wait until eight points are scored by the Bears, thus keeping with the "Silent Night" theme.   The basketball...

01.31.17
Soccer Team Faces U-High In Final Regular Season Match

The final regular season match for the soccer Bears kicks off tonight, Jan. 31, against U-High. The Bears bring their 8-6-4 record into tonight's match and are coming off their District 3 title win over Denham Springs.  U-High is one of the state's better Division III sides with a 14-4-4 ledger. The Bears are #11 in the Division I power ratings and ranked #13 in the most recent state soccer poll.  The Cubs stand at #5 in the latest Division III power ratings and are Louisiana's #3 ranked team in the latest poll. "U-High is a large and athletic team....

01.31.17
NCSW 2017: Celebrate Students

“Do not be satisfied with partial truths or reassuring illusion. Welcome an increasingly full comprehension of reality in your study … doing this requires the humility to listen, and a far-sighted vision.” – Pope Francis Daily Scripture Hebrews 12:1-4 Jesus challenges us to run the race and to let go of the things that hold us back. Today we pray for our students that they can trust God to help them overcome the hurdles that life gives them so that nothing holds them back from learning and being the best they can be. Schools celebrate students during National Catholic Schools...

01.30.17
CHS Soccer Upsets Denham Springs For District III Championship!

The CHS soccer team upset favored Denham Springs in the District III Championship match on Friday, January 27, to take home the title. The Bears scored in the 50th minute on sophomore Ben Hupperich's goal and used stellar defensive play to stave off the Jackets to win 1-0.   The Bears await the release of the LHSAA power ratings on Thursday, February 2, to learn of their first round opponent in the Division I playoffs. Read The Advocate's article on the Bears' upset win....

01.30.17
CHS Grapplers Capture 28th City Championship!

The CHS wrestling team captured its 28th City Championship on Saturday, January 28. The Bears won the title for the 16th time since 2000, and did so on its home mat in the CHS gym.   Cameron Carpenter, Jacob Fereday and Lance Blanchard were individual champions for the Bears. The Bears will wrestle in the Division I State Championships in Bossier City on February 10-11. More to come on the grapplers as the state meet nears. Check out Robin Fambrough's City Championship article in The Advocate. Photos by Bob Brummel...

01.28.17
Cheerleading Squad To Hold Cheer Clinic On March 12

The CHS Cheerleading squad will hold a cheer clinic on Sunday, March 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the CHS Gym. There will be a performance for the parents at 3 p.m. in the gym. The 2017 CHS Cheerleading Clinic is open to all girls in first through fifth grade. Due to limited staff and space, only the first 200 girls will accepted. Click here to download the clinic flier.  Registration is $25 per girl and includes a snack and t-shirt. The deadline to register is Feb. 13. Click here to register for the clinic.  For additional information, please...

01.28.17
NCSW 2017: Celebrate Your Community

“The respect for others which we learn in the family finds social expression in subsidiarity. To recognize that our choices are not necessarily the only legitimate ones is a healthy exercise in humility. In acknowledging the goodness inherent in others, even with their limitations, we see the richness present in diversity and the value of complementarity. Individuals and groups have the right to go their own way, even though they may sometimes make mistakes. In full respect for that freedom, civil society is called to help each person and social organization to take up its specific role and thus contribute...

01.28.17
NCSW 2017: Celebrate Your Parish

Sunday, January 29 Celebrate Your Parish “It is a matter of opening doors and allowing Jesus to be able to go outside. Many times we have Jesus closed inside with us, and we don’t go outside and we don’t let Him go out! Open the doors. It’s a matter of an ‘outgoing’ Church: a Church always going out.” – Pope Francis Daily Scripture Matthew 5:1-12 Jesus calls us through the Beatitudes to be in relationship with all who seek Christ. By serving others, we build our relationship with God and all humankind. Today we pray for our Church parishes and...

01.27.17
Basketball Team To Take On Dutchtown In Friday Night Match-Up

The basketball Bears go on the road Friday, Jan. 27, in 5-5A action to face the Dutchtown Griffins in Geismar. Freshmen start at 5 p.m., JV tips off at 6, and the varsity gets rolling at 7:15. CHS is the 6th rated team in the Division I basketball power ratings in the select division. Dutchtown comes in as the 30th rated team in the Class 5A power ratings for the non-selects schools. The Bears are coming off a 54-46 loss to St. Amant. Tensley Aldredge led the team with 16 points and Dean Jolly tacked on 10. Tyler Mixon chipped in...