UNION, NJ – Holy Spirit School kicked off National Catholic Schools Week (January 28-February 3) with a proclamation from the Township Committee and an Open House celebration on Sunday.

At the last Township Committee meeting, Committeewoman Michele Delisfort presented a proclamation for Catholic Schools Week, which “recognizes Holy Spirit School for their passion and dedication and for educating the future leaders of tomorrow.” 

Delisfort said Catholic schools produce students “strongly dedicated to their faith, values, families and communities by providing an intellectually stimulating environment that is also rich in spiritual character and moral development.”

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Accepting the proclamation, Holy Spirit School Principal Armand Lamberti, said, “since coming to Holy Spirit School the beginning of last school year, I have been amazed at how wonderful our mayor and committee folks have been in accepting Holy Spirit School as a member of the Township.”

Lamberti continued, “remember Holy Spirit is here.  If you’re considering the Catholic school advantage, the faith along with the academics, please come visit us.  I thank you for this honor and will proudly hang his proclamation at Holy Spirit School.”

At the kick-off to Catholic Schools Week on Sunday, an open house was held at Holy Spirit School, welcoming prospective and current students and their families for an introduction to Holy Spirit.

Catholic schools educate a diverse group of students from all regions of New Jersey with 67 Catholic elementary schools located within the Archdiocese of Newark.