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Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It was started in 1974 by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, this year Jan. 26-Feb. 1. The current theme is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”

Schools typically observe the week with Masses, assemblies and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members.

Visit the Arlington Catholic Herald website to learn more about this year's theme and read stories highlighting how our diocesan Catholic schools provide on-going faith formation to develop each students' God-given gifts and prepare them for success.

Reprinted with permission from the Arlington Catholic Herald © 2020.



Catholic Schools Week resources

Visit the National Catholic Educational Association's website for free downloadable images and member-only resources for Catholic Schools Week.

Find an Open House at a Catholic school near you!

Take advantage of the many opportunities our Open Houses have to offer. Tour our facilities, learn about our programs and see how a Catholic education can make a difference in your child's life.

January 28, 2020 Open Houses

St. Joseph Catholic School

750 Peachtree St, Herndon, VA 20170

9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

St William of York Stafford

3130 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford Courthouse, VA 22554

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

January 29, 2020 Open Houses

Queen of Apostles Catholic School

4409 Sano St, Alexandria, VA 22312

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Saint Timothy Catholic School

13809 Poplar Tree Rd, Chantilly, VA 20151

10 a.m.