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Catholic Schools Week

There’s a lot to celebrate at Rochester Catholic Schools! Join us during National Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2024, as we rejoice together. We invite families to attend Mass at our RCS parishes, followed by a week of school and system events, including the RCS Day of Giving, a President’s Reception honoring six members of our community, and prize giveaways! See below for a list of dates and times. We look forward to celebrating our schools, faith, mission, and YOU - our community!

Let’s Celebrate Our ParishCSW Logo
Families Are Invited to "Pack the Pews" at Mass With Our RCS Parishes!
  • Sunday, Jan. 28
    • Enjoy a Pancake Breakfast after 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
    • Enjoy a Pancake Breakfast after 8:15 and 10:00 a.m. Mass at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

Dine in or out at Sorellina’s any time between 10:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m., and 25% of proceeds from those who mention RCS will be donated to our school system! View their address and menu here.

Let’s Celebrate Our Community
Special Events at Our Five Schools All Week - Watch for More Information from Each School! 
  • Monday, Jan. 29
Instagram Giveaway
We will be hosting a CSW Instagram Giveaway from Monday, Jan. 29 - Thursday, Feb. 1 at 11:59 p.m., where we will be giving away five $100 RaiseRight gift cards (Amazon, Hy-Vee, Kwik Trip, etc.)!* Click here for the full list of gift card options. Winners will be randomly selected and announced on Friday, Feb. 2. Visit @rochestercatholicschools ( on Instagram the morning of Monday, Jan. 29 to enter.
*RCS faculty and staff are ineligible to win. 

Let’s Celebrate Our Students

RCS Day of Giving!

Five generous supporters have stepped forward with a $10,000 match for each RCS school! With your gift, you will help us reach, or even exceed, our goal of $100,000 on the RCS Day of Giving!

  • Tuesday, Jan. 30
    • Support essential programs and initiatives by donating to one of our five amazing schools. 
    • Each school is challenged to raise $10,000 to earn their matching $10,000 gift as well as a special school incentive! Discover what those incentives are in our videos below!
You can make a gift in the car line, school office, or RCS Central Office, and pick up a free coffee and reusable RCS coffee sleeve! You can also make your gift online below. All gifts made between Jan. 15 and Feb. 2 at 11:59 p.m. will count toward our goal.

St. Francis of Assisi Incentive Reveal

St. Pius X School Incentive Reveal

Holy Spirit Incentive Reveal

Co-Cathedral Incentive Reveal

Lourdes High School Incentive Reveal

Let's Celebrate Our Nation

Special Events at Our Five Schools - Watch for More Information from Each School!
  • Wednesday, Jan. 31
Let’s Celebrate Our Vocation
System Mass
Stay tuned for the link to the livestream from Lourdes High School.
  • Thursday, Feb. 1 
Let’s Celebrate Our Faculty/Staff/Volunteers
CSW President’s Reception
President Annemarie Vega invites you to join us as we present awards to six members of our community and celebrate YOU - our parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends!
  • Friday, Feb. 2
Hilton Hotel, Rochester Mayo Clinic, 10 E Center St.
5:00 p.m. - Social
6:00 p.m. - Program and Awards

Complimentary Food and Entertainment. Cash Bar.

Registration for the President's Reception is now closed. If you are still interested in attending, please call our Central Office at 507-424-1817 to check for availability.