On April 13 Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez recorded a special video message for the Our Mother of Consolation Parish School (OMC) community in Chestnut Hill welcoming them back to class in-person for the first time since a fire devastated their school building on March 21st.

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On April 5th, Reverend John Fisher, OSFS, Pastor of Our Mother of Consolation Parish and Patricia Sheetz, Ed.D., Principal of Our Mother Consolation School, shared that an agreement with Chestnut Hill College had been finalized and that all students in grades Pre-K through 8 would resume in-person classes on April 13th at that location for at least the remainder of the current school year.