Catholic Schools Week 2016

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week 2016

National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2016 is January 31 – February 6. The theme for the National Catholic Schools Week 2016 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, schools focus on the value Catholic education provides to young people and its contributions to our church, our communities and our nation.


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Daily Themes


Consider celebrating the following daily themes and celebrations in your school during Catholic Schools Week 2016.

  • Sunday – In Our Parish
  • Monday – In Our Community
  • Tuesday – In Our Students
  • Wednesday – In Our Nation (National Appreciation Day For Catholic Schools)
  • Thursday – In Our Vocations
  • Friday – In Our Faculty, Staff and Volunteers (Teacher & Principal Appreciation Day)
  • Saturday – In Our Families

Celebrate Catholic Schools on Social Media


Use the #CSW16 hashtag and join others celebrating Catholic Schools Week in conversations on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Share your own resources with videos on YouTube or pinning on Pinterest. Use the #CSW16 hashtag and join others celebrating Catholic Schools Week.

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