Kristi Blair: A Career of Loving Service to the Jackson Community

For the past forty-four years, Kristi Blair has served the Jackson community, first as a teacher at Queen of the Miraculous Medal School, then as a teacher at St. John Elementary School, and, for the last eleven years, as principal at St. John’s.   She will be...

Alumni Profile

Fr. Gordon Reigle Fr. Gordon Reigle grew up in Jackson, Michigan, studied industrial engineering at Western Michigan University, and worked six years in the IT industry before entering seminary to study at the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein,...

The History of Jackson Catholic Schools

The Founding of St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School  St. Mary’s School, like all institutions, began as an idea, but on June 30th, 1889, amidst a great deal of fanfare, that idea took on substance with the laying of the school’s cornerstone.  The right...