At annual Opening of Schools Mass, cardinal urges Catholic school educators to ‘help students discover the light of Jesus Christ’

Principals and teachers from Catholic schools across The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington gathered at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on August 22 for the 2022 Opening of Schools Mass.

Cardinal Wilton Gregory celebrated the Mass along with Auxiliary Bishop Roy E. Campbell Jr. The choir for the Mass included students from Saint Peter’s School in Olney, Maryland.

The Parable of the Sower, as recounted in the Gospel of St. Luke was read.

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