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Days of Giving support Catholic schools

Days of Giving support Catholic schools

January 22nd, 2019 by News Tribune in Local News

A cross graces an outside brick wall at the Crusader Athletic Complex, located across from Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City. (News Tribune file photo)

National Catholic Schools Week 2019 is to be celebrated in dioceses across the United States from Sunday through Feb. 2.

This year's theme — Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed. — focuses on spiritual, academic and societal contributions a Catholic education provides.

During the celebration, the church will also feature Days of Giving (Jan. 29-30) intended to encourage donors to to support local Catholic schools.

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In 2018, 539 participating Catholic schools received more than $850,000.