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North County Catholic Elementary Schools Celebrate Catholic Schools Week with Community Open House

posted Jan 6, 2012, 8:19 AM by Cara Koen   [ updated Jan 11, 2012, 2:32 PM ]

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – January 6, 2012 – The eight Catholic elementary schools located in the Northeast Deanery of the Archdiocese of St. Louis will together host a Community Open House on Sunday, January 29, 2012.  Each school location will be open during the hours of 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the schools, meet teachers and staff, and learn about the curriculum and programs that each school offers.

“We invite parishioners, families of all faiths, community leaders and all members of the North County community to celebrate Catholic Schools Week with us by visiting one or more of the schools located in our neighborhoods,” said Cara Koen, Director of Advancement for the Federation of Catholic Schools in the Northeast Deanery.  “Come and see our facilities, meet families and students who attend our schools, and learn about the positive ways Catholic schools impact North County.”

The Federation of Catholic Schools in the Northeast Deanery includes the following parish-sponsored elementary schools, which will all be open to the public on January 29, 2012 between 1:00-3:00 pm (some schools may choose to remain open longer, contact individual schools for more information):

  • Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, 314-522-3888, 150 N. Elizabeth Avenue, Ferguson
  • Christ, Light of the Nations, 314-741-0400, 1650 Redman Road, Spanish Lake
    Sponsored by Holy Name of Jesus and Our Lady of the Rosary Parishes
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe, 314-524-1948, 1115 South Florissant Road, Cool Valley
  • Sacred Heart, 314-831-3372, 501 St. Louis Street, Florissant
  • St. Angela Merici, 314-831-8012, 3860 N. Highway 67, Florissant
  • St. Ferdinand, 314-921-2201, 1735 Charbonier, Florissant
    Serves parishioners of St. Ferdinand and St. Martin de Porres
  • St. Norbert, 314-839-0948, 16475 New Halls Ferry Road, Florissant;
    and St. Norbert Early Childhood Center, 314-420-9773, 1625 Swallow Lane, Florissant
    Serves parishioners of St. Norbert and St. Sabina Parishes
  • St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, 314-921-3023, 3500 St. Catherine Street, Florissant

The Federation of Catholic Schools is a formal agreement between the pastors of the eleven parishes in the Northeast Deanery of the Archdiocese of St. Louis to work more closely together in support of the mission of Catholic education in the North County community.  To learn more about the programs and goals of the Federation, please visit www.FederationofCatholicSchools.org.

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