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The Catholic Education Office is called to be a faith community committed to the educational mission of the church in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. We offer leadership and service in the ministry of total Catholic education. In collaboration with others engaged in this mission, we articulate a shared vision of Catholic education and teach the message of Jesus Christ as we follow his call to "Go make  disciples of all nations."


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Catholic Schools Week 2015 -- January 25-31

National Catholic Schools Week opens Sunday, January 25, 2015. Many of the elementary schools of the Archdiocese of St. Louis began planning February 1, 2014!

Every year, during the last week of January, all of the Catholic schools across the nation celebrate the people and characteristics that make Catholic schools The Good News in Education!

In the Archdiocese of St. Louis, we are proud to be the eighth largest system of Catholic schools in the USA!

We offer:

  • Catholic Identity and Faith Formation
  • Excellence in Academics and Student Success
  • Special Education PK-12
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Joyful Faith Communities

Our doors will be wide open to welcome you! Open House dates and times for each school are listed below.

Questions? Call Sue Brown at 314.792.7304 or write suebrown@archstl.org

 

Welcome to the Church, Blake and Madison!

By Sue Brown, Director of Marketing and Community Relations

Holy Spirit Catholic School celebrated an All Saints' Day with an all-school Mass with second graders dressed as saints.Blake and Fr. Rich immersed in the Baptismal font

And then...second grader, Blake J., and first grader, Madison F., were baptized right after Holy Spirit Pastor, Fr. Richard Bockskopf’s homily!

Madison chose to have Fr. Rich pour water over her head, but Blake chose to be fully immersed, with Fr. Rich right along with him!

Madison receives the Sacrament of Baptism

 

 

 

With the entire Holy Spirit student body, faculty, and the students’ families as witnesses, these two children entered the Catholic Church.

Of course, there was celebration afterwards in the Parish Hall!

Welcome, Blake and Madison, to the Church!

 

Preparing to Prepare

By Sue Brown, Director of Marketing and Community Relations

All families of St. Joseph Parish in Farmington were invited to participate in the Home and School Association sponsored “Advent Wreath Making and Chili Night.”

Students and teachers at the parish school helped to host the event by setting up, greeting, serving and entertaining their guests, and with the clean up!

Each family went home with a warm feeling of faith community (and chili!) and a blessed Advent wreath to use in their homes over the next four weeks. Sunday, November 30, is the First Sunday of Advent.

 

 

 

 

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