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  • Holy Family Institute Hires VP of Communications and Foundation Executive Director

    HOLY FAMILY INSTITUTE HIRES VP, COMMUNICATIONS AND FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR New hires arrive as Holy Family Academy welcomes its second freshman class.   EMSWORTH, PA (Sept. 21, 2015) – Holy Family Institute (HFI) in Emworth has hired Michael Soloway as VP, Communications, and Michael Sexauer as Executive Director of the Holy Family Foundation. Soloway will […]

  • Holy Family International College Preparatory Program First Four-Year Graduate

    Vincentian’s first four-year Holy Family grad heads to China By Julian Routh Julian Routh: or 412-263-1488. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Jun 19 2015 The first four-year graduate of Vincentian Academy from the Holy Family Institute is off to the University of Connecticut soon, but not before spending the summer in his native China. “The first thing […]


    HOLY FAMILY ACADEMY HIRES HEAD OF SCHOOL AND CHIEF LEARNING OFFICER Lisa M. Abel-Palmieri, Ph.D. brings 15 years of experience as an educational leader and innovator   EMSWORTH, PA (May 7, 2015) – Holy Family Academy (HFA) has hired a Head of School and Chief Learning Officer to design and develop the strategic vision for […]

  • COA

    Holy Family Institute has been re-accredited by COA through March 31, 2019​.  Re-accreditation is a tremendous achievement that demonstrates Holy Family is recognized as an organization that continues to successfully implement high performance standards and is delivering the highest quality services to all of its stakeholders.

  • Two Religious Women in the World

    Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe and I have become fast friends. We both entered Religious Life about the same time in 1972. Sister Rosemary is a bit younger as she joined in high school and I joined while in college. We live on two different continents, in two different congregations. She is a Sister of the Sacred […]

  • Happy Easter!

    Happiness is a path, not a destination.  Work as if you didn’t need money,  love as if no one ever hurt you and dance, as if no one saw you.  Your spirit is the duster that wipes away any cobweb.  Behind every goal is a new start. Behind every result is a new challenge.  While […]

  • HFI Receives Grant from Walmart

    HOLY FAMILY RECEIVES GRANT FROM WALMART FOUNDATION HFI is the only Pittsburgh area nonprofit to receive allocation of national award EMSWORTH, PA (March 16, 2015) –  Holy Family Institute (HFI) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a grant in the amount of $40,000 from the Walmart Foundation. This grant, provided through […]

  • Holy Family Academy Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Tyrone Johnson-Townsend, who is featured on Junior Achievement’s website.  This is Tyrone’s job placement in the Corporate Work Study Program.  Great work, Tyrone! You can read more about Tyrone’s work at JA here.  

  • HFI Provides Counseling to Moon School District

    Help on way for bogged-down Moon Area guidance counselors By Tory N. Parrish Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, 9:00 p.m. Today’s school guidance counselors need to be able to multitask. Moon Area’s counselors are spending more time counseling students in crises, leaving less time to devote to curriculum areas, district spokeswoman Tina Vojtko said. The school district […]

  • HFA Students learn Mandarin

    As part of their curriculum, students at Holy Family Academy take a foreign language.  Students taking Mandarin were able to get real-world experience speaking the language with one of our Chinese students from the Holy Family International College Preparatory Program (HFICPP).  Students from HFICPP board at HFI and attend other Catholic high schools in the […]