St. Mary's Schools will be celebrating Catholic Schools Week with a variety of activities including a visit by Bishop Daniel N. DiNardo of the Diocese of Sioux City. Catholic School Week will begin on Sunday, Jan. 28 and continue until Friday, Feb. 2.
Catholic Schools Week will officially get underway with weekend masses on Jan. 27 and 28 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Student groups will lead the music at each service.
At the 10 a.m. mass, St. Mary's High School alumnus Pat Hoye will offer a reflection of Catholic education. Hoye is a 1978 graduate and currently serves as lieutenant for the Iowa State Patrol based out of the Spencer office.
A St. Mary's luncheon, open to the public, will be served in the Parish Center from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The menu will include pork burgers, hot dogs, chips, bars and a beverage for the cost of $2.50. Families of prospective kindergarten students can eat for free. To reserve meals, please call 732-1856.
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