National Catholic Schools Week 2014
National Catholic Schools Week
January 26 - February 1
Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge, and Service
is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2014 is January 26 to February 1
. Schools typically observe National Catholic Schools Week with Masses, open house 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.
Archbishop Gomez - "Catholic schools and the Catholic 'vision'"
The Catholic Church has a beautiful vision for the world. It’s the vision that Jesus Christ revealed, the vision of the world as God created it to be. The world as it will be one day.
The heart of that vision is the reality that every human person is sacred — created in God’s image, redeemed by Jesus Christ in his plan of love, and destined for the greater things of God’s kingdom.
Our parishes, charities, ministries and schools are guided by that vision. In our own different ways, we are all working for a Los Angeles that truly reflects and serves the dignity of the human person. Read More