First-Ever New England Catholic Schools Week to Take Place November 4-11

FALL RIVER — This year the 11 (arch) dioceses of New England will be celebrating their own Catholic Schools Week November 4 – 11, 2018. Each diocese is celebrating in a unique way while working together to shine the light on the great things that are happening across New England in Catholic Schools.

For the first annual New England Catholic Schools Week, the Catholic Schools Alliance is using this year’s theme of “Celebrating the Beauty of Every Child.”

The week is intended to raise awareness of Catholic schools in the wider community and showcase what makes the schools and students unique.

Fall River diocesan schools will celebrate the week in school with the following daily themes: Sunday: Faith-Filled Leaders; Monday: Academic Achievers; Tuesday: Humble Servants;Wednesday: Global Influencers; Thursday: Game Changers; Friday: Life-long Friends; Saturday: Confident Graduate; and Sunday: Active Alumni.

Be sure to follow the Catholic Schools Alliance and local Catholic schools on Facebook to see the fun activities schools hold using the daily theme.

Several schools will be hosting Open Houses during the New England Catholic Schools Week:

November 3
Our Lady of Lourdes School, 52 First Street, Taunton, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
St. Francis Xavier School, 223 Main Street, Acushnet, from 5 to 5:45 p.m.

November 4
Bishop Feehan High School
, 70 Holcott Drive, Attleboro, at 1 p.m.
Bishop Stang High School
, 500 Slocum Road, North Dartmouth, from 1-3 p.m.
Holy Name School
, 850 Pearce Street, Fall River, from 1 to 3 p.m.
St. Francis Xavier School
, 223 Main Street, Acushnet, from 9 to 9:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

November 7
All Saints Catholic School
, 115 Illinois Street, New Bedford, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Holy Family-Holy Name School
, 91 Summer Street, New Bedford, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
St. James-St. John School
, 180 Orchard Street, New Bedford, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

November 9
St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School
, 33 Cross Street, Hyannis, from 9-10:30 a.m.

Other Open Houses taking place outside the New England Catholic Schools Week are as follows:

October 28
Coyle and Cassidy High School and Middle School
, 2 Hamilton Street, Taunton, from 12-2:30 p.m.
November 16
St. John Paul II High School
, 120 High School Road, Hyannis, from 9-10:30 a.m.
November 30
St. Margaret Regional School
, 143 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Please visit www.catholicschoolsalliance.com/csw for a full list of New England Catholic School Week events.

Diocese of Fall River
Catholic Schools Alliance
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
508-678-2828
www.CatholicSchoolsAlliance.org

Contact Us

450 Highland Avenue
PO Box 2577
Fall River, MA 02722

Phone: 508-675-1311
E-mail: info@fallriverdiocese.org