Your question: When was the first Catholic Schools Week celebrated in the US?

Who created Catholic Schools Week?

Catholic Schools Week began in 1974 and is a joint project of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).

What is Catholic School Week?

Catholic Schools Week (CSW) is an annual celebration of Catholic education. … They are vibrant Catholic communities of faith and learning, providing quality education and opportunity, and supporting every child to find meaning and purpose in their life.

What is the theme for 2021 CSW?

The CSW 2021- 2024 theme is “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.” Catholic schools have a specific purpose to form students to be good citizens of the world, love God and neighbor and enrich society with the leaven of the gospel and by example of faith.

What was the first Catholic school in Australia when was it founded?

In 1843, the first Catholic school opened in Western Australia by Fr John Joostens. In December 1843, building commenced on a small church, St John the Evangelist, that became Perth’s first cathedral and conducted a school in the building.

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