There are 19 Catholic elementary schools and 3 Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Paterson, serving 7,200 students. Click here to read about the Catholic Advantage and for help in finding a Catholic school near you.
St. Anthony School first and second graders walked around Hawthorne caroling for patrons of the Hawthorne Post Office, library and a few business along the way. Accompanied by guitar-playing principal Sr. Colleen Clair and teachers, the students brought joy to the hearts of all they encountered. The students had a magical time as well. (Click on the title above to hear the children sing.)
Students from St. Joseph School in Mendham joined middle school students from the other Paterson Diocesan elementary schools for a pilgrimage to the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. After an inspiring history lesson about the cathedral by Bishop Serratelli, the bishop along with many priests from the parishes the schools represent celebrated Mass.
The Diocese of Paterson Catholic Schools office enthusiastically welcomed back over 7,000 students to our 25 elementary and secondary schools across three New Jersey counties this month. After our successful AdvancED re-accreditation this past spring, the Diocese of Paterson schools are ready to continue providing the Christ-centered, academically excellent educational experience that is unique to our special Catholic school community. Click on the graphic to read more.