St. Laurence School in Upper Darby celebrated the recent Catholic Schools Week with events that focused on achievements in the classroom, in the church and in the wider community.
The school invited police officers from Delaware County to a prayer service at St. Laurence Church on Wednesday, Feb. 4, led by the parish pastor, Father Sean O’Neill. Students and other attendees prayed for the officers and presented them with small gifts of appreciation for their service to the communities in and around Upper Darby. Following the service and a reception for the officers, Father O’Neill and school administrators opened and blessed the newly renovated school library.
On Feb. 2, the feast of St. Blaise, students received a traditional blessing of throats in the church.
Students in all grades of the school participated in a “Religion Bee,” answering questions on religion, during Catholic Schools Week. (Photos by Maria Tucker)
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