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January 24, 2002


Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua, Archbishop of Philadelphia, will visit two Catholic schools during Catholic Schools Week, celebrated this year January 27 through February 2, 2002.

Monday, January 28, 2002
8:30 a.m. - 11:15 p.m.
Cardinal O'Hara High School
1701 S. Sproul Road
Springfield, PA

At 8:30 a.m. Cardinal Bevilacqua will celebrate Mass for the students of Cardinal O'Hara and will greet the students and faculty immediately following. At approximately 10:15 a.m. the Cardinal with meet with a representative group of forty students in Room 239.

Thursday, January 31, 2002
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Our Mother of Consolation Parish Elementary School
17 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

Members of the 7th grade class will greet Cardinal Bevilacqua and give him a tour of the school. Immediately following, the students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades will assemble in the Church where Cardinal Bevilacqua will talk to the students about vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

Catholic Schools Week helps build support and recognition for Catholic schools. The Archdiocesan Office for Catholic Education has launched a special marketing effort which includes billboards, and television and radio messages, to raise the awareness of Catholic schools. For information on Catholic schools and upcoming open houses, visit the Office for Catholic Education website If you would like a copy of the radio, television or billboard message please contact the Office for Communications.

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Marie Kelly
Associate Director

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