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Irish Connection

The Student News Site of Cathedral High School | Indianapolis, Indiana

Irish Connection

The Student News Site of Cathedral High School | Indianapolis, Indiana

Irish Connection

Posters found around school detailing the dates of Wellness Wednesdays. It will be held at 8 am every Wednesday as a way for students to relax as they prepare for finals week. Mrs. Schommer says, “The College and Career center will have dimmed lights, light snacks, and an opportunity to try some calming tools.”
Wellness Wednesdays
Camila Jackson, Reporter • April 18, 2024

The month of May is when students begin to become excited as they near the end of the school year and for some the end of their high school career, however, it is also a month when stress levels seem to rise. Students...

Senior Lincoln Heiser serves the ball to the opponent on March 27. Heiser is a two year starter and leads the team in numerous statistics. He said, “I do think this team has what it takes to win state and if not we are very close.”
Boy’s Volleyball Starts Season Strong
Luke Spencer, Executive Editor • April 17, 2024

Cathedral Boy’s Volleyball was once a powerhouse. The program, led by then Head Coach Rhonda Lowe, Won seven State Championships in ten years, spanning from 1999 to 2008. However, it has been seven years since the team’s...

The final peaceful day in the WAC. Tomorrow at 10:30am the gymnasium with be packed full of students for tip-off. “I will be on the edge of my seat.” Mrs. Neale said
A Battle of Brothers
Roch Egan, Reporter • April 17, 2024

A tradition unlike any other… The Intramural Basketball Tournament. A tournament of misfits and wannabe basketball players is set to culminate tomorrow in the WAC. The long awaited championship game is between Los Pollos...

We Are Family
Sports Are Nash-ty – Week 1
Sitting down with Coach Shrewsberry
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Fr. Geoff’s purple stole he wears while he hears confessions. “We hear the words spoken through the priest, which are really the words of Jesus,” Fr. Geoff said.
The Beauty in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Roch Egan, Reporter • March 26, 2024

The Catholic Church requires that the faithful receive the sacrament of reconciliation at least once per year. This comes in the season of Lent. Over the past 40ish, days we have all been preparing for...

“Even now,” declares the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning (Joel 2:12-14).”
Lent on the Hill
Katherine Nash, Reporter • February 20, 2024

This past Ash Wednesday marked the start of the Lenten Season. Lent is one of the six seasons in the Liturgical calendar and lasts forty days. Lent is a season of repentance and prayer that prepares...

The retreat group enjoys silence and reflection in the Basilica on the University of Notre Dame’s campus
“Servant leaders”
Avery Stuckey , Managing Editor • December 5, 2023

Cathedral can set itself apart from many schools by being able to pride themselves on putting together retreats for every grade to learn more about their classmates and grow in their faith.  For me,...

Cathedral Doppelgängers
Cathedral Doppelgängers
Caroline Drew, Reporter • November 15, 2023

Whether it is a celebrity, one of your best friends, or a stranger. I asked around Campus for some of Cathedrals own lookalikes as well as student celebrities using the app starbyface.com. Take a look...

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Senior Lincoln Heiser serves the ball to the opponent on March 27. Heiser is a two year starter and leads the team in numerous statistics. He said, “I do think this team has what it takes to win state and if not we are very close.”
Boy’s Volleyball Starts Season Strong
Luke Spencer, Executive Editor • April 17, 2024

Cathedral Boy’s Volleyball was once a powerhouse. The program, led by then Head Coach Rhonda Lowe, Won seven State Championships in ten years, spanning from 1999 to 2008. However, it has been seven years since the team’s...

Senior Paul Sheddy looks on during a team practice. Sheddy is prepared for the upcoming season. He said, “We are ready to play our game and take the season one game at a time until we win the State Championship.”
Men’s Lacrosse Opens Season
Luke Spencer, Executive Editor • March 25, 2024
Senior Anthony Fields, Sheldon Gatlin, and Emmett Hern pose for their media pictures. The Irish seniors are getting ready for the end of the season. Emmett Hern says “There is a dangerous team this year”. 
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Senior Night for Basketball Boys
Benedict Holmes, Reporter • February 14, 2024
Junior Lebron Gough (0) shoots a free throw in a Jan. 27 game versus Don Bosco Prep. The Irish won 91-73 in Gough’s third game back from injury. Delaney said of Gough’s injury, “It just kind of stopped the flow of everything.” 

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Boy’s Basketball Preps for an Important Month
Luke Spencer, Executive Editor • January 30, 2024
Laura Correa dancing at Ensamble Folklorico Performance on September 16 with her dance partner. (Photo sent from Laura Correa)
Dancing With Tradition
Camila Jackson, Reporter • November 6, 2023
“Almost Maine,” a show with 18 characters is unlike any other production. Director Mrs. Fox is looking forward to this “dramatic and serious romantic comedy.”
“Almost Maine” is Almost Here
Caroline Schilling , Executive Editor • October 16, 2023