Justin Osmond ’20
Catholic Schools Week (January 26-31) is a national celebration of Catholic education. The main focus of the celebration is to focus on the importance and contributions of Catholic education in society and in the Catholic faith. Our theme for the week is cathedrals. The schedule for each day consists of the following:
Sunday: Students speak at their parish Mass about what Catholic education means to them.
Monday: Open House 6:30-8pm, A Focus on Catholic Basilicas and Cathedrals (All Week), Cathedral Themed Door Decorating Contest (All Week), Drop Everything And Pray over the PA (D.E.A.P. All Week), Comfy Day to honor Students and we will focus on Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaiian Tunes will play on the PA during Passing times
Tuesday: Freshmen and Sophomore Students Volunteer at the East Side Soup Kitchen 9:15-12:30pm, Twin Day to honor Twin Saints Benedict and Scholastica and a study of the Cathedral and Church dedicated to them, Italian tunes will play during passing times in their honor.
Wednesday: Bishop’s Mass Honoring our School Patrons followed by Refreshments 11am-12:30pm, Dress Up Day, We will study the Cathedral of our own Diocese, Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Tunes by Saginaw natives will play during passing times.
Thursday: All Juniors and Seniors Volunteer at Area 22 Winter Special Olympics at Hartley Nature Center, while Sophomores will visit SASA. We will study the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., students will wear red white and blue and Patriotic tunes will play during passing times.
Friday: Charity PowderBuff Boys Volleyball Tournament and Closing Assembly from 2-3pm, We will learn about the Basilica of Notre Dame in Quebec, Canada, Students will wear flannel in honor of Canada and Canadian/French tunes will play during passing times, Diocesan guest judges will decide the winner of our door decorating contest.