Friar's Lantern

Lessons learned from a stolen life

Anthony Abron

March 27, 2014

Ignorance left a life cut too short in Florida. Our challenge is to learn empathy from a tough lesson. Trayvon Martin 2.0. That’s what many pundits called the Michael Dunn Murder Trial. Once again, Florida’s Stand Your Ground ...

Making room for educational opportunity

Anthony Abron

March 27, 2014

Some of the most overt discrimination in our country happens in education.  We have a responsibility to understand - and to act.   I have an obsession with The George Washington University. I talk about it every second of every day and it's something that I'm proud of. However, not all children...

Holy Ghost Prep stirs controversy with decision to fire homosexual teacher

Anthony Abron

December 20, 2013

Holy Ghost Prep administration’s recent decision to fire a gay teacher raises questions Holy Ghost Preparatory School, in Bensalem, PA , has recently terminated the contract of a teacher because he applied for a marriage licens...

The Special Election that Stunned the World

Anthony Abron

May 22, 2013

The special election in the 1st congressional district of South Carolina was one of the most fierce elections in modern times - all due to extensive focus on a scandal that happened four years ago. The special election was covered ...

Good Riddance: The Fair is Over

Anthony Abron

May 22, 2013

Whoa. That was the first thought that came to my head when I stepped into the Villanova Pavillion for the Main Line College Fair on Tuesday, April 30. Hundreds of school reps were lined up, anxious to tell prospective students ...

Men’s Chorus performs National Anthem for the Phillies

Anthony Abron

April 26, 2013

It was a cold and windy Saturday at Citizen’s Bank Park on April 20th. The members of Malvern Prep’s Men’s Chorus and the Notre Dame’s Women’s Chorale gathered outside the right field gate and prepared for possibly the...

Malvern travels to Broadway to see The Phantom of the Opera

Anthony Abron

April 26, 2013

Each year, the Arts Department offers two trips to New York City.  This March, 44 parents and students traveled to New York City on the second Arts Department sponsored trip of the year.  The Broadway show this spring was P...

All Catholic Chorus: exhilarating for musicians

Anthony Abron

March 7, 2013

During the first weekend of February, six students from Malvern Preparatory School participated in the Archdiocesan All Catholic Chorus Festival. The festival occurred at Bishop Shanahan High School in Downingtown, PA. The schools...

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