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Saint Mary Roman Catholic School, in Schwenksville Celebrates 55th Anniversary Today

SCHWENKSVILLE PA--Saint Mary Roman Catholic School, in Schwenksville (Montgomery County) will celebrate its 55th anniversary as a school community with an all class reunion and gala.   The school first opened its doors in 1961.

 

Friday, November 25, 2016

 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Mass)

 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Gala Dinner – Parish Hall)

 Saint Mary Roman Catholic School

 40 Spring Mount Rd

 Schwenksville, PA 19473

 

Reverend Louis P. Bellopede, current Pastor of Saint Mary, will be the main celebrant of a Homecoming Mass to kick-off the reunion and gala, which will also include tours of the school led by current students, faculty, and staff.  The celebration will conclude with a sold-out gala dinner, hosted in the Parish Hall, with entertainment including:  vignettes from the school’s 2016 spring musical, as well as, stories from past and present staff, alumni, and friends. 

 

Saint Mary's began with a church converted from a creamery purchased in 1923 through the efforts of 25 parish families. In 1961 a four-classroom school with a hall at the south end was built, followed by a convent.

 

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Editor’s Notes:  For more information on Saint Mary’s 55th Anniversary celebration please contact Renee Jacobs, Director of Operations, Saint Mary Parish at (610) 287-8156 or rjacobs@churchofsaintmary.org.

 

For information about Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, please visit http://www.aopcatholicschools.org/

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