Delone Catholic Plans Celebration of Catholic School Week

Catholic Schools Week 2022 Planting Seeds of Hope

Delone Catholic will Celebrate Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5.

Sunday, Jan. 30 - Celebrating Your Parish

  • A bulletin board in the lobby/cafeteria area will feature alumni who are stewards of the environment.

Monday, Jan. 31 - Celebrating Your Community

  • A weeklong collection kicks off in support of The Gleaning Project of South Central PA. Drop off new or gently used basic hand-held gardening supplies, gardening gloves, reusable totes in collection boxes. PLUS, not sure what to do with plastic grocery bags? Donate them here!
  • Funds donated to the collection for Samaritan's Purse will help to plant a grove of trees (goal $45) and provide a water filter (goal $100) for families in developing countries. Students who donate will receive an environmental sticker.
  • Canned-food drive creation competition with partner schools will begin.
  • Breakfast will be served to faculty, staff, and administration.

Tuesday, Feb. 1 - Celebrating Your Students

  • PTO will sponsor free ice cream for students.
  • Music will be played at lunch.
  • Students and faculty are invited to participate in a Delone Catholic-apparel dress-down day to benefit the mission collection. Students who choose to dress down should bring $3 to their homeroom teacher.

Wednesday, Feb. 2 - Celebrating Your Nation

  • In our Harvest of Hope for Veterans collection, canned food will be donated to Roots for Boots Pantry.

Thursday, Feb. 3 - Celebrating Vocations

  • Rev. Jonathan Sawicki, Diocesan Vocation Director and former Delone Catholic Chaplain will celebrate our All-School Liturgy.
  • Our Peer Ministers will send cards to Diocesan seminarians.
  • Father Sawicki will visit religion classes and hold a lunch discussion in the Spiritual Life Center.
  • The class patron saint icons will begin rotations through homerooms for each grade.

Friday, Feb. 4 - Celebrating Faculty, Staff, and Volunteers

  • A treat will be provided in the faculty room for teachers.
  • Thank you cards will be sent to school volunteers.
  • Holy Hour will be held in Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel.