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  • New Name, Same Mission

    Formerly known as Holy Family Academy, Nazareth College and Career Prep continues its mission to prepare students for college, careers and meaningful lives. In 2014, the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth established a high school on the Emsworth campus that had formerly housed the Holy Family Institute residential program. For the first three years of […]

  • Three win annual August Wilson Monologue Competition

    Three win annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Holy Family Academy Student Places First Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 13, 2018 Nine famous fictional residents of the Hill District plus two more met on the Point Park University stage Monday night, dramatizing the words created for them by that great playwright, August Wilson. The occasion was the 10th […]

  • Holy Family Launches New Service Corps, Welcomes Inaugural Volunteers

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Liz Fetchin Owner/Director, Elm Ink liz@elmink.com 724/612-9921 Holy Family Launches New Service Corps, Welcomes Inaugural Volunteers Year-long volunteers to serve children, teens & seniors in Pittsburgh area PITTSBURGH, PA (August 7, 2017) – Holy Family Institute, a Catholic, faith-based nonprofit that provides educational and social services to children and families in western […]

  • Happy Father’s Day

    Holy Family Institute joins in celebrating fathers and the critical role they play in keeping children safe and helping them flourish. God bless all dads today and every day.

  • Holy Family Institute Helps Families Gain Access to Federal Food Program

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (May 30, 2017)– Holy Family Institute has received $40,000 to help families gain access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The funding comes, for the third year in a row, from the Walmart Foundation, via a larger national grant to Catholic Charities USA. Holy Family Institute will use the funds to educate […]

  • Highmark Supports Holy Family Academy

    Highmark Supports Holy Family Academy PITTSBURGH (Mar 16) – Today, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield presented $50,000 to Holy Family Academy to support the Academy’s Internship Program. Neil Parham, Director of Community Affairs at Highmark, presented the check at the monthly school-wide assembly to Lisa Abel-Palmieri, PhD, Head of School & Chief Learning Officer at […]

  • At Emsworth academy, education, spirituality geared toward 21st-century challenges

    By Peter Smith / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pittsburgh (September 5) – The day before their official start of school last week, uniform-clad students at Holy Family Academy spent part of Thursday morning swinging mallets, turning wrenches and carrying lumber as they assembled desks and laboratory tables that they’ll be using in the coming year. All that […]

  • Holy Family Institute Partners with Catholic Charities USA and Walmart Foundation to Provide Food for those in Need

    PITTSBURGH (June 1) — Holy Family Institute has received year two funding of $40,000 from the Walmart Foundation – via a larger national grant to Catholic Charities USA – to recruit and enroll eligible families into the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamps program (same service, new name). SNAP is […]

  • Holy Family Institute Hires Foundation Executive Director

      EMSWORTH, PA (Sept. 21, 2015) – Holy Family Institute (HFI) in Emworth has hired Michael Sexauer as Executive Director of the Holy Family Foundation. Sexauer will be responsible general administration of the Holy Family Foundation, which includes all fundraising efforts to support HFI’s programs, including the Corporate Work Study Program, which is at the […]

  • 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: jrouth@post-gazette.com 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 […]