Catholic schools leave a lasting influence

A special week is wrapping up with an all-school Mass at the Joyce Center at the University of Notre Dame. This has been Catholic Schools Week. The week is much more than selling coupon books and raising money to help supplement tuition. The values and dedication of those involved in the teaching process is appreciated, along with the sacrifice which parents make when they chose Catholic schools for their children. My memories of Catholic schools go way back – all the way to the age of five when I started first grade….