Catholic Schools Week brings a variety of activities
Catholic-school students from across the Diocese of Rochester celebrated Catholic Schools Week Jan. 27-Feb. 2 with a variety of activities. Students in all of the diocese’s 18 schools participated in a week’s worth of special events, class projects and volunteer activities.
Enrique Hernandez, a seventh-grader at St. Joseph School in Auburn, takes part in a prayer service Jan. 28.
Father Mathew Jones speaks to students during the ice cream party Jan. 29 at All Saints Academy in Corning.
All Saints Academy Principal T.J. Verzillo scoops ice cream Jan. 29.
Eva Dalton, a student at All Saints Academy in Corning, takes a bite of ice cream Jan. 29.
Students from Holy Cross School in Rochester kicked off Catholic Schools Week with a pep rally in the school gym Jan. 28.
Emma Kingsley bows her head in prayer following the pep rally at Holy Cross School in Rochester Jan. 28.
Naomi Whitfield competes in the scooter relay race during Holy Cross School’s pep rally Jan. 28.
Colin Von Bevern, a fifth-grader at St. Mary Our Mother School in Horseheads, loads packages of rice while volunteering at Food Bank of the Southern Tier Jan. 29 as part of Catholic Schools Week activities.
Kira Alsworth, a sixth-grader at St. Mary Our Mother School in Horseheads, sorts frozen foods while volunteering at Food Bank of the Southern Tier Jan. 29.
St. Mary Our Mother School students Kira Alsworth (left) and Ellie Green (right) carry a box of frozen foods to be sorted at Food Bank of the Southern Tier Jan. 29.
St. Mary Our Mother students Sophia Toribio (left) and Ginger Curione fill grocery bags with canned goods at Food Bank of the Southern Tier Jan. 29.
Jessica Als (from left) Miles Woodhouse, Jack Fesetch, students at St. Mary Our Mother School in Horseheads, empty boxes of oatmeal into a bin Jan. 29 while volunteering at Food Bank of the Southern Tier.
Joe Housworth (from left), Elsa Biribuze and Sarah Gardner, students at All Saints Academy in Corning, pose for a photo during a Jan. 29 ice cream party at the school to celebrate Catholic Schools Week.
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