Catholic schools around the country marked Catholic Schools Week Jan. 28 to Feb 3.
The Diocese of St. Cloud celebrated by holding Masses at two locations simultaneously Jan. 31. Two thousand students and teachers from the St. Cloud area Catholic Community Schools gathered at Cathedral High School, while 600 were on hand at St. John’s Abbey Church in Collegeville.
Included in Catholic Community Schools are: St. Francis Xavier School, Sartell; Cathedral High School, St. Katharine Drexel School, St Elizabeth Ann Seton School and All Saints Academy, all in St. Cloud; All Saints Academy, St. Joseph; St. Wendelin School, Luxemburg; Holy Cross School, Pearl Lake and St. Mary Help of Christians School, St. Augusta.
The schools participating at St. John’s were: St. John’s Prep, Collegeville; Holy Family School, Albany; Sacred Heart School, Freeport; St. John’s/St. Andrew’s School, Greenwald and St. Mary School, Melrose.