Cardinal Gregory urges San Miguel students to be ‘successful in ways that we never imagined’

Celebrating a Sept. 2 back-to-school Mass at San Miguel School in Washington, D.C., Cardinal Wilton Gregory urged  students at the all-boys middle school to take advantage of the educational opportunities the school offers them.

“Right here in this school there are the wonderful possibilities and the opportunities to be successful, to be real winners, to be young men with great futures and with great possibilities,” the cardinal said.

Founded in 2002, San Miguel is an independent, tuition-free Catholic school for boys in the sixth- through eight-grades. It was founded to address the problem of Latino boys from low-income homes who were not performing well in school. About 90 boys attend the school.

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