STA Celebrates Catholic Schools Week with Mass and Focus on St. Thomas Aquinas
Posted on 01/31/2024
St. Thomas Aquinas High School proudly marked Catholic Schools Week with Mass, drawing inspiration from the exemplary life and teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas. The liturgy brought together students and faculty to celebrate faith, knowledge, and community.

In alignment with the theme of Catholic Schools Week, this special Mass aimed to highlight the unique contributions of Catholic education in nurturing the mind, body, and spirit of students. St. Thomas Aquinas, theologian and philosopher, served as a guiding inspiration for the day's reflections, emphasizing the pursuit of knowledge, virtue, humility, and a deep connection with God.

Principal Mr. Harry Ziegler began by expressing gratitude for the unwavering support of the school community and emphasize the importance of instilling Catholic values in the educational journey.

The Mass commenced with a procession led by concelebrants Fr. Keith Cervine, Fr. Mike Tabernero, and Fr. David Keyes and music provided by Mr. Joseph Cullinan ’02 and the Liturgical Choir, which set the tone for a meaningful spiritual experience.

During the homily, Fr. Mike reflected on the enduring relevance of St. Thomas Aquinas's teachings in the context of modern education. Drawing parallels between Aquinas's commitment to intellectual rigor and the school's dedication to academic excellence, he encouraged students to emulate the saint's pursuit of wisdom and humility.

The Mass concluded with continued blessings for St. Thomas Aquinas High School and its community. Attendees left the ceremony feeling inspired and uplifted by the Word of God and the example of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Catholic Schools Week Mass 2024