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  • 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 […]

  • Suburban Catholic schools grow in Western Pennsylvania

    Photo Courtesy of Keith Hodan | Trib Total Media By Tony Raap Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, 7:08 p.m. Suburban Catholic schools in the Pittsburgh Diocese have also seen growth. For example, Saint Kilian Parish School in Cranberry had about 450 pre-K and elementary students when it opened in 2008. Its enrollment is now 650. “Our growth is in […]

  • Where are they now? An update on the orphans from Haiti

     Photo courtesy of Michael Henninger By Mackenzie Carpenter / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Can it really have been five years? Five years since the earth cracked and crumbled and, in less than a minute, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake destroyed hundreds of thousands of lives on the island of Haiti? On Jan 12, 2010, that cataclysm launched three children […]

  • Courage House Luncheon Place to be SEEN

    Thanks to everyone for supporting the 22nd Annual Courage House Luncheon!  We had 400 attendees and raised over $130,000 for the event. ABOUT THE WINNERS: Sean Spence, Ed Block Courage Award It’s been a long journey for Steelers linebacker Sean Spence, who suffered what many would have thought was a career-ending knee injury on August […]

  • Holy Family Academy in Builder’s Guild Newsletter

    As part of HFA’s “Build Your Own Desk” project, the Builder’s Guild of Western PA included an article about the project in their newsletter.  This newsletter appeared in the October edition of the Pittsburgh Business Journal.  To view the article, click here.

  • Catholic Charities Annual Gathering

    Early in the month of October, Sister Linda, President/CEO of Holy Family Institute, participated in the Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) Annual Gathering that was held on October 4-7 in Charlotte, NC.  The theme of the gathering was: Setting the Pace: Changing the Course, and it provides an opportunity for Catholic Charities professionals, volunteers, and partners […]

  • Update on Our Journey of Hope Initiative

    Holy Family Institute is committed to providing hope to unaccompanied children   The recent humanitarian crisis in the southwestern United States has left many unaccompanied children abandoned at our borders.  They are some of the most vulnerable in the world–fleeing violent regions and enduring long and perilous journeys in search of a better life and […]

  • 2014 Courage House Luncheon

    The 22nd Annual Arthur J. Rooney Sr. Courage House Luncheon November 4, 2014 10:30am Heinz Field — East Club Lounge Ticket sales are now open for the Arthur J. Rooney Sr. Courage House Luncheon. Chaired by Greta K. Rooney, this event is your chance to meet your favorite current and former Pittsburgh Steelers players, Head Coach Mike […]