Catholic Schools Week being celebrated Jan. 29 to Feb. 4

Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated this year in The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington from Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2023. Traditionally, schools celebrate Catholic education with a week of Masses, open houses, assemblies, and special activities.

The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) is one of the sponsors of the annual event.

Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week has been the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, sponsored by the NCEA and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Catholic Education. The week is set aside to focus on the good work being accomplished in Catholic schools nationwide and in The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington.

The theme for Catholic Schools Week this year is “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.” The theme was chosen in 2020, and will continue to be the Catholic Schools Week theme until 2024.

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