Charles County Commissioners recognize “Catholic Schools Week”

News Release, Charles County Government

La Plata, MD- The Charles County Commissioners recognized Catholic Schools Week and presented a proclamation to administrators, parents, and students that attend Archbishop Neale, St. Mary’s Bryantown, and St. Peter’s Catholic Schools.

Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2019 is January 27 – February 2.

Image courtesy of the Charles County Government

The theme for National Catholic Schools Week 2019 is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”

Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, schools focus on the value Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our church, our communities and our nation.  

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