St. Clare Celebrating Its 50th Anniversary

St. Clare Catholic School is celebrating the school’s 50th anniversary this year. To kick off the occasion, more than 400 guests gathered on Sunday, Oct. 12 for a 50th Anniversary Mass at St. Clare Catholic Church with Bishop Gerald Barbarito. The special mass was followed by a 50th Anniversary BBQ on the school grounds.

“St. Clare Catholic School is proud to be celebrating 50 years of excellence in Catholic education,” Principal Amy Lopez said. “We look forward to the next 50-plus years of continuing our traditions.”

Assistant Principal Nancy Topper praised Father William O’Shea, St. Clare pastor, and Father David Downey, parochial vicar, for their “faithful support of the school.”

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ABOVE: Bishop Gerald Barbarito with St. Clare students.