Archbishop Nelson Pérez shared a special message on social media Jan. 29 wishing everyone in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia a Happy Catholic Schools Week 2023.

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The week is an annual celebration of the Christ-centered, faith-based education that students receive in the 119 elementary, 15 secondary, and 3 special education schools in the five-county metropolitan area comprising the archdiocese.

This year, Catholic Schools Week is celebrated throughout the country from Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023 through Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023.