A Catholic Schools Week event sponsored by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be live streamed on CatholicPhilly.com Friday morning, Feb. 1 starting at 10:30 a.m.
The St. John Neumann Shrine in Philadelphia hosts 450 Catholic school students in a service project titled “From Generation to Generation — Sharing our Faith Through Service to Others.”
Representing parish and regional Catholic elementary schools, archdiocesan high schools and schools of special education, the students will package 3,000 bags with personal care items to benefit people served by Catholic Housing and Community Services (CHCS). Students will also make greeting cards to be included in the bags.
In addition, representatives from the Pontifical Mission Societies in the archdiocese will work with students to handcraft rosaries, which will be distributed by CHCS to their clients.
Auxiliary Bishop Michael Fitzgerald will be joined by senior leadership from the Office of Catholic Education and Catholic Housing and Community Services to speak with students and take part in the service project.
The event will also be streamed live on OCE’s Facebook page.
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