Discover AND Celebrate Catholic Schools Week!

National Catholic Schools Week (CSW) is an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. Now entering its 50th anniversary year, CSW has traditionally been held the last week in January. A few years ago, we added a second week for Catholic schools to leverage their good news in a national initiative: Discover Catholic Schools Week (DCSW). This year, Discover Catholic Schools Week is November 12–18, 2023, and is designated to help schools connect with prospective families, donors, educators and other community members. We want to help showcase what makes Catholic schools the best when families are looking to find the right school for them. Then, from January 28 to February 3, 2024, we continue to host the traditional Celebrate Catholic Schools Week. Schools typically observe the week with Masses, assemblies and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members to celebrate what makes Catholic schools great. Make DCSW and CSW your own and share your ideas with other schools using #CSW2024. This year’s new theme is Catholic Schools: United in Faith and Community and will be used through 2026. 

REMINDER: Many Gifts, One Nation: A Day of Giving to Catholic Schools is moving to November during DCSW. The actual days of fundraising are November 14, 12 PM ET until November 15, 12 PM ET. Please stay tuned for more information on this amazing day of giving to Catholic schools in partnership with FACTS.

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