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22 January 20, 2017 THE U.P. CATHOLIC CATHOLIC SCHOOLS www.upcatholic.org With the start of a new calendar year, the nine Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Marquette are gearing up for the annual Catholic Schools Week. The week is set for Jan. 29-Feb. 4, and is celebrated in Catholic Schools around the nation. Throughout the week, schools will hold special Masses and activities with the themes of: in our parish, in our community, celebrating stu- dents, celebrating the nation, cel- ebrating vocations and celebrating families. Below is a brief sampling of the ac- tivities diocesan schools have planned, all times are local. For more informa- tion, and complete schedules, contact the specific school. ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC ACADEMY, IRONWOOD Monday: Students will learn about St. Francis of Assisi and start an animal food drive to assist the local HOPE animal shelter. Tuesday: Valentines Day cards for parish shut-ins. Wednesday: Celebration of the Mass with school families, followed by a tour of the church. Friday: Field trip to HOPE animal shelter to meet the animals the stu- dents helped with the food drive. ST. JOHN PAUL II CATHOLIC ACADEMY, MENOMINEE Sunday: Parish and school appreci- ation breakfast at Holy Spirit Parish, open to community from 8:30 a.m. until noon. Tuesday: Mass at Resurrection Par- ish and creating art projects for area seniors. Thursday: Trivia challenge and ge- ography bee, along with activities with area senior citizens. Friday: First Friday Mass at Holy Redeemer Parish. HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC SCHOOL, NORWAY Tuesday: An open house will take place at the school from 8 a.m. until noon. Wednesday: Students and staff will travel to Evergreen Nursing Home. They will attend Mass with the resi- dents and participate in activities. Thursday: Bishop John Doerfler is scheduled to visit the school. Friday: HSCS will join Bishop Baraga Catholic School students for Mass at St. Mary Parish in Norway. ST. FRANCIS DE SALES, MANISTIQUE Sunday: 10 a.m. Family Mass at St. Francis de Sales Parish, followed by brunch in the parish center with stu- dent performances. Monday: Grandparents/special persons luncheon. Students will make thank you notes for community mem- bers. Wednesday: The school will honor the nation by making cards and visit- ing with veterans. Thursday: A living rosary is planned with the intentions of increased vocations and for those studying for religious life. FATHER MARQUETTE CATHOLIC SCHOOL, MARQUETTE Sunday: Students and parents will attend Masses at Marquette parishes to pass out prayer cards to parishioners. Monday: Visitors will speak with the middle school about various vocations. Elementary students are planning to participate in Eucharistic Adoration. Tuesday: Elementary students will hold a talent show. Friday: An all school Mass is sched- uled at St. Michael Parish in Mar- quette. ST. MARY SCHOOL, SAULT STE. MARIE Sunday: Opening Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Parish, followed by a pan- cake breakfast. Monday: Career day, and show ap- preciation to local businesses. Tuesday: Ice skating and gym rental day. Thursday: School wide religion trivia. SACRED HEART SCHOOL, L'ANSE Sunday: 10 a.m. Kick-off Mass at Sacred Heart Parish. Tuesday: Students and staff will have Pastries with Parents. Friday: 8:15 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart, Mass offered for the school. Also Jump Rope for Heart, and ice skating will be held. Saturday: Closing Mass at St. Ann Parish at 4:30 p.m. BISHOP BARAGA CATHOLIC SCHOOL, IRON MOUNTAIN Monday: Service day making Valen- tines for veterans. Wednesday: Bishop John Doerfler visits and celebrates Mass. Thursday: Vocation spotlight panel discussion. School open house from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Saturday: Activities for all family members at the school. HOLY NAME CATHOLIC SCHOOL, ESCANABA Sunday: Crusader breakfast honor- ing the four supporting parishes, from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Holy Name Catholic School. Tuesday: Students will participate in Eucharistic Adoration, parents are also invited to join. Thursday: Mass will be celebrated with the entire school. Entrepreneur Day will take place. Classes make items to sell to their fellow students. Monies raised benefit HNCS's adopted school in Honduras. Friday: In the evening, students have the opportunity to attend the sock hop dance. Admission is a new pair of socks or mittens to be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Society. To learn more about the diocesan Catholic Schools, visit www.dio- ceseofmarquette.org/catholicschools . Diocesan schools prepare for Catholic Schools Week FILE PHOTO St. Mary Catholic School students dress as icons from history during the school's wax mu- seum event as a part of Catholic Schools Week in 2016. Pictured from left to right are Tessa Woolever (as Amelia Earhart), Maggie Bauer (as Jane Addams) and Elizabeth Ohman (as Agatha Christie). Looking for a diocesan Catholic School? All Saints Catholic Academy, Ironwood (906) 932-3200 Bishop Baraga Catholic School, Iron Mountain (906) 774-2277 Father Marquette Catholic School, Marquette (906) 225-1129 Holy Name Catholic School, Escanaba (906) 786-7550 Holy Spirit Catholic School, Norway (906) 563-8817 Sacred Heart School, L'Anse (906) 524-5157 St. Francis de Sales Catholic School, Manistique (906) 341-5512 St. John Paul II Catholic Academy, Menominee (906) 863-3190 St. Mary School, Sault Ste. Marie (906) 635-6141 www.dioceseofmarquette.org/catholicschools

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