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Snow storm aside, Catholic Schools Week ends on a high note in Point Pleasant Beach
Two Points for Bishop O'Connell -- After blessing the new gym floor in St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, Bishop O'Connell enjoyed shooting some hoops as students cheered him on. John Batkowski photos
Two Points for Bishop O'Connell -- After blessing the new gym floor in St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, Bishop O'Connell enjoyed shooting some hoops as students cheered him on. John Batkowski photos
A surprise snowstorm dropped six inches of white stuff on the grounds of St. Peter School Feb. 5, still, it was standing room only for the Mass with Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M. and blessing of the new gym floor that drew Catholic Schools Week to a close in Point Pleasant Beach.

St. Peter Church was filled to capacity as 203 students in the K-8 institution, their parents, grandparents and younger siblings, along with faculty, staff and administration, ignored the weather to make the most of the joyous concluding events.
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Friday, February 5, 2016

Students proclaim need for Catholic schools at State House
Students from throughout the state proclaimed the message that Catholic schools have value during a Feb. 4 ceremony in the New Jersey State House, Trenton. More ...
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Catholic Schools Week Mass with Bishop O'Connell is cause for celebration in Moorestown

There was more than one reason to celebrate Feb. 4 in Our Lady of Good Counsel School, Moorestown.

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Thursday, February 4, 2016
Catholic education is about leading others to follow Jesus
The foundation of any organization is based on its identity – “who you are” – and its mission—“what you do.” And in the realm of Catholic education, its identity has always been – even since the first Catholic school was built in the United States – rooted in the life, ministry and teachings of Jesus Christ. More ...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Bishop joins Princeton community for dual celebration -- Catholic Schools Week and the school's 135th anniversary
Age is but a number, but in the case of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Trenton, each year marks a milestone in faith-centered education. And St. Paul School, Princeton, has been reaching such milestones for more than 13 decades. More ...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Bishop celebrates Catholic Schools Week in Belmar

The students, faculty and staff of St. Rose High School, Belmar, had another reason to be excited for the start of this year’s Catholic Schools Week.

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Thrills, Chills, and Spills -- Burlco Catholic Crusaders, Harlem Wizards shine spotlight on Catholic Schools Week
It was “Game On” as the world-renowned Harlem Wizards performed some of their best on-court antics and alley-oops to a packed house Feb. 1 in Holy Cross Academy, Delran. Known for their comedic tricks and high-flying jumps, the Wizards wasted no time in getting the pre-game crowd’s attention as Burlington County Catholic grade-schoolers were escorted onto the court to shoot and dribble with some of the greatest hoop talent in the country. More ...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Catholic Schools Week 2016
Across the Diocese of Trenton and throughout the nation, Catholic schools are celebrating what makes them unique: values-based, well-rounded education that forms sound minds and healthy bodies, centered around our Catholic faith.... More ...
Monday, February 1, 2016
Governor designates Catholic Schools Week
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie recently signed a proclamation designating the week of Jan. 31 to Feb. 6 as Catholic Schools Week in the state and acknowledged contributions Catholic schools have made to the welfare of all New Jersey residents. The theme for this year’s weeklong celebration is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge, and Service.” More ...
Friday, January 29, 2016
Live coverage of the Mass for the conclusion of the Year of Consecrated Life
CatholicTV will air the Holy Mass to mark the Conclusion of the Year of Consecrated Life beginning at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. The Mass will celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City. More ...
Friday, January 29, 2016
Recognizing Catholic Education: Students prepare for State House visit to celebrate CSW

“Catholic schools continuously invigorate students ranging from toddlers to teenagers to enrich their faith and express their beliefs. They offer to students an environment in which a shared sense of beliefs enables all people to feel welcome in their community and to practice their faith without judgment.”

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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Catholic Schools Week Round-up
The following schools have announced events to which the public is invited during Catholic Schools Week.  For a full listing of Catholic Schools Week activities visit the schools’ websites. More ...
Saturday, January 23, 2016
A message from Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M.-- Our Catholic schools: 'Fruit that will last'
Over 50 years ago, the Second Vatican Council described the purpose of the Catholic school as creating "for the school community a special atmosphere animated by the Gospel spirit ... (Vatican II, "Declaration on Christian Education, 8")." More ...
Saturday, January 23, 2016

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