Students and faculty at St. Mary’s Catholic School gathered for Prayer at the Pole on Wednesday morning to pray for our armed forces. Students also raised money to donate to the Wounded Warriors by having a dress down day fundraiser and they wore red, white and blue colors.
The Prayer at the Pole is one of several planned activities this week for Catholic Schools Week. Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. Schools usually observe this week though various activities for their students and families. Through these activities, the schools focus on the value that a Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our churches and our communities.
St. Mary’s is a Catholic, co-educational college preparatory school that educates students from preschool through twelfth grade. It is a ministry of the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Church.