St. Joseph High School on St. Croix launched Catholic Schools Week at Mass at St. Joseph Church on January 28. Students, teachers and parents were in attendance and students took part in serving the Mass and in the offertory procession. Pictured left to right, Fr. John Mark, pastor and principal; Benjamin Alicea (grade 11), acolyte Alvin Bedneau, Jonathan Morales (grade 10), and Deacon Neville Charles stood in the back of the church waiting to start the procession for the beginning of the Mass.
Father Patrick Lynch, CSsR, pastor of St. Patrick Church on St. Croix, celebrated at the Sunday Mass that opened Catholic Schools Week at St. Patrick Church on January 29.