Diocesan schools celebrate Catholic education during this year’s Catholic Schools Week

Part of the congregation in attendance at All City Catholic School Mass at Augustana University, Sioux Falls at the conclusion of Catholic Schools Week 2018. The Mass was celebrated by Bishop Paul J. Swain. (Photo by Tim Stanek)

Students from Sacred Heart School, Yankton, are pictured with the results of a research project where they learned about saints and turned what they learned into a rosary. Students presented the rosary to the principal as a gift to the school for Catholic Schools Week. (Photo courtesy, Sacred Heart School, Yankton.)

At St. Joseph School, Pierre, Grandparents Day during Catholic Schools week involved celebration of an All School Mass followed by muffins and a beverage that all students and grandparents enjoyed. After breakfast, grandparents visited the classrooms to observe the start of the school day. (Photo courtesy, St. Joseph School, Pierre)

St. Agnes School, Vermillion, students on pajama day with University of South Dakota men’s basketball coach, Craig Smith and two basketball players, Matt Mooney and Trey Birch-Manning. They came to talk about the Gospel virtue of faith and how important it is to them on and off the court. (Photo courtesy, St. Agnes School, Vermillion)

Headlines, Local, March 2018