OLF Celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

National Catholic Schools Week

Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States.  OLF Elementary celebrates the week with a number of special activities and events.

Sunday – In Our Parish

Special guest speakers from our school will speak at each of the Masses describing the values and benefits of a Catholic education.

Monday – Community Work

We learn the importance of service to the community.  OLF students volunteer with Brookdale Senior Living Center to learn the importance of service and respect for the elderly.

Tuesday – Celebrating Your Students

We at OLF will recognize our students and their accomplishments.  Students in the 5th grade will take a special field trip to St. Patrick’s High School to learn more about their school and what it offers.

Wednesday – Volunteer Luncheon

OLF elementary faculty and staff will prepare a special luncheon for all of volunteers that assist the school throughout the school year.

Thursday – Celebrating Vocations

The Thursday mass will focus on how Catholic schools prepare children to use their God-given talents to the fullest later in life.  Special emphasis will be placed on religious vocations, nurturing a family through sacramental marriage, volunteering in church activities and charities and by trying to make the world a better place.

Friday – Celebrate Faculty & Staff

OLF will honor our teachers and our principal.  We will thank them for their commitment to teaching our students and upholding our values.

Saturday – Celebrate Families

On this day, we acknowledge the role of families in Catholic education and celebrate their contributions to the success of our school.