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Catholic Education Week May 18-22

Posted on May 11, 2020

Medicine Hat Catholic Schools will always celebrate the gift of Catholic education! Even though we aren't together in a traditional school setting, we can still share our faith with our community. 

Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Alberta and NWT
GrACE Special Edition Newsletter for Catholic Education Week

2020 Theme: United in Prayer and Grateful for Catholic Schools


Monday, May 18

Tuesday, May 19

Wednesday, May 20

Thursday, May 21   

Friday, May 22

Daily Theme:

5 Marks of a Catholic School

Mark 1- Created in the Image of God

Mark 2 – Catholic Worldview

Mark 3- Permeation of Faith

Mark 4 – Gospel Witness

Mark 5 – Spirit of Community

Daily Prayer Intentions

Thankful for our frontline workers serving those most in need

Thankful for our priests, Bishop, clergy

Thankful for our families making faith real minute by minute

Thankful for our teachers, leaders and staff who serve as Gospel witness

Thankful for our communities; parish, school and beyond

Celebrate the gift of Catholic education at home!

Victoria Day – no school

*check out online faith resources through Pearson (Grades 1-6)

*Make your own Rosary at home - sidewalk chalk, rocks, fruit loops, etc. 

Send your pictures or videos in to share with others

*Paint a “stained glass window” in your home

Send your pictures or videos to

Intentionally focus our learning today on permeating our faith

*Parent/student challenge: look at your work this week and find where Jesus/God is in our learning

*MHCBE staff, students and families are encouraged to wear blue today! Post your photos on social media using #BlueForCatholicEd 

*Call, text, or e-mail someone in your class and let them know how much you appreciate them being part of our faith family

United in Prayer - Connecting with others from around the province   Holy Rosary with Bishop
McGrattan 9:00 am
Mass with Bishop McGrattan for all schools in the Diocese of Calgary and area 10:00am World Catholic
Education Day
Mass - Archbishop Smith 9:00am
Liturgy, address and
blessing - Bishop
McGrattan 9:00am

Share your stories and photos with us via Facebook, Twitter & Instagram using #WeAreMHCBE and #IBelieveinCatholicEd. Send your photos and videos to to be featured on MHCBE’s social media pages!