WELLAND – Father Thomas Rosica, chief executive officer of Canada’s Salt + Light Television Network, will be the facilitator for a Catholic Education Congress taking place at four Niagara Catholic secondary schools.
The One Family in Christ Embracing Catholic Education Congress is presented by Niagara Catholic District School Board in partnership with the Diocese of St. Catharines.
Basilian priest Rosica will speak on: Strengthening the commitment of School, Family and Church in support of Catholic education.
Locations and time of the sessions are as follows:
Monday, April 25: Blessed Trinity Catholic Secondary School, Grimsby;
Tuesday, May 3: Denis Morris Catholic High School, St. Catharines;
Wednesday, May 4: Lakeshore Catholic High School, Port Colborne;
Thursday, May 5: St. Michael Catholic High School, Niagara Falls.
Each of the sessions is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
They are open to students, staff, family, parishioners and clergy.
The program is described as “ an evening of learning and dialogue to enhance our Catholic education partnership between school, family and parish in the Diocese of St. Catharines.”
Free childcare will be available.
Rosica is well known as a commentator about the Catholic church and is a frequent newspaper columnist. He was chief executive officer and national director of World Youth Day and the papal visit of Pope John Paul II in Toronto during July, 2002.