ARCHBISHOP BLESSES THREE NEW REGINA SCHOOLS
By Frank Flegel
Archbishop Donald Bolen was kept busy in early September blessing three new schools that officially opened for 2017-2018 school year.
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha School was blessed September 19, Saint Elizabeth School on September 20 and Saint Nicholas School on September 22. Each of these new Catholic schools is partnered with a public school as part of the Saskatchewan Government’s joint-use schools dictum that saw 18 new schools built throughout the Province, in Regina, Saskatoon, Warman and Martensville. All were built under a Public Private Partnership (P3) Model.
Archbishop Bolen spoke briefly at each school prior to the blessing, giving a bit of history of the Saint each school is named for. The ceremony began with students processing into the gymnasium with the school’s cross and placed it in front of the podium. Then the Archbishop and Deacon Joe Lang began the blessing ceremony. ...Read More