National Catholic Schools Week is January 31 – February 6, 2016!


National Catholic Schools Week is right around the corner!

This annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. The theme for the National Catholic Schools Week 2016 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” This week, schools across the country will 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.

How is your school celebrating from January 31 – February 6? Start with the following daily themes and celebrations in your (arch)diocese during Catholic Schools Week 2016.

  • Sunday – In Our Parish
  • Monday – In Our Community
  • Tuesday – In Our Students
  • Wednesday – In Our Nation (National Appreciation Day For Catholic Schools)
  • Thursday – In Our Vocations
  • Friday – In Our Faculty, Staff and Volunteers (Teacher & Principal Appreciation Day)
  • Saturday – In Our Families

Join us all week for special stories and guest posts about Catholic schools. Use the #CSW16 hashtag and join others celebrating Catholic Schools Week in conversations on Facebook and Twitter.