The Spotlight on Local History series of the American Catholic Historical Society will shine on “Little Flower High School and Catholic Girls’ Education in Philadelphia” during a free online event via Zoom on Sunday, Feb. 21 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Barbara Klaczynska Schmidt, Ph.D.

Presenter Barbara Klaczynska Schmidt, Ph.D., will trace the 300-year history of Catholic education in Philadelphia, and especially for girls as it evolved to make Philadelphia a national model. There will be a special focus on the establishment and survival of Little Flower Catholic High School as the school community celebrates its 80th anniversary of offering an exceptional education for young women.

Register for the event here, and receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Learn more about the American Catholic Historical Society, based in Old City Philadelphia, here.