St. Catherine's Academy in Anaheim was founded in 1889 by Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose as an independent Catholic school with a military tradition.

St. Catherine’s Academy celebrates Grandparents’ Day

St. Catherine’s Academy (SCA), an all-boys’ Catholic school with a military tradition located in the heart of Anaheim, celebrated Grandparents’ Day on Friday, October 4, 2019. More than 100 Grandparents joined their grandsons on this special day.

The annual tradition at St. Catherine’s Academy recognized grandparents for their love, guidance, and the impact they have on the well- being of their grandchildren. The day started with students offering a warm welcome, followed by a special mass dedicated to grandparents and shared a delicious lunch together. All around the room you found a smile on everyone’s face. This event was memorable for many and will be cherished forever. Students and families of St. Catherine’s Academy look forward to the special event each year.

“We are so excited that we had the chance to honor and welcome grandparents and thank them for all that they do for their grandsons to help shape them to become the fine young men,” said Sister Johnellen, OP, President/Administrator of St. Catherine’s Academy. “We know they are such animportant part of their lives, and the love of a grandparent is truly unconditional.”

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About St. Catherine’s Academy

St. Catherine’s Academy, a boys’ Catholic school with a military tradition, builds within young men a foundation for success through a formation program, rooted in the Dominican Charism, which emphasizes faith, leadership, academics, and service. St. Catherine’s Academy, a 501(c) 3 non-profit, was founded in 1889 by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose and serves boys in Transitional Kindergarten to 8th grade.

The article above was released by St. Catherine’s Academy.