Students at St. Laurentius School and Our Lady of Port Richmond School celebrated Catholic Schools Week at the end of January with community service and guest speakers.
Gov. Tom Corbett was at St. Martin of Tours Elementary School last week to proclaim the value of a Catholic education.
A staple of catholic life in the river wards for 155 years, St. Anne's School on Lehigh Avenue saw its final graduating class this year. The school was the city's latest casualty to falling enrollments.