Catholic Education Week 2021

Daily themes for the week include:

  • Monday, May 3 – Preparing the Earth
  • Tuesday, May 4 – Sowing the seeds of Gratitude
  • Wednesday, May 5 – Cultivating Relationships
  • Thursday, May 6 – Harvesting New Fruit
  • Friday, May 7 – Marvelling in Wonder

Special Highlights

Wednesday, May 5 – 6th Annual Indigenous Education Day

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a virtual online presentation, Skyworld: We Come from the Stars, presented by Wilfred Buck, one of the foremost Indigenous star-story experts in the world and a science facilitator at the Manitoba First Nations Education Centre (MFNEC). Wilfred Buck is tasked with developing science and astronomy curricula for schools; to create his lessons, he uses the knowledge shared with him by Elders and others, imparted during ceremonies and sweat lodges to teach students to look at the stars from a Cree perspective. The presentation is a culmination of learning around monthly themes which began in October.

Wednesday, May 5 – Province-wide Catholic Education Week Mass

On Wednesday, May 5, we invite all students, teachers, school staff and supporters of Catholic education to join Cardinal Thomas Collins for a special Mass to celebrate Catholic Education Week. Mass starts at 11 a.m. Eastern Time at