Despite these efforts, Catholic schools are still struggling with enrollment. St. Teresa of Avila has 159 students, down from 290 a decade ago. This year, the school will receive a $40,000 subsidy from the archdiocese -- largely from funds collected from the offering plates in wealthier churches.  RNS photo by by Aaron Schrank.

Despite these efforts, Catholic schools are still struggling with enrollment. St. Teresa of Avila has 159 students, down from 290 a decade ago. This year, the school will receive a $40,000 subsidy from the archdiocese — largely from funds collected from the offering plates in wealthier churches.  RNS photo by by Aaron Schrank.