SCA School news


Please keep our kindergartener, Marty Brogan, in your prayers. 

 Thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Grant, Mr. and Mrs. Withers and the entire carnival committee for your generous support of St. Catherine.  We truly appreciate the countless hours and hard work required to make the carnival such a success. 

 Congratulations to Mike, Erin, Mike and Nora for being this week’s Charge On winners.


September “Only One You” Theme

Always be on the lookout for a new friend


Virtual White Envelope

 Please remember to check the virtual white envelope for valuable additional information. Virtual White Envelope


Picture Day

Picture day for all students is Wednesday, September 19.  Ordering information with an attached envelope was sent home today.  If you do not order online, your child must give the completed envelope to the photographer on picture day.

Hot Lunch Program

Reminder that the  first hot lunch is scheduled for Tuesday, September 18th from Brown’s Chicken.  Orders can be placed at


Class of 2018 Graduation Videos

If you had an 8th grade graduate last year and have not picked up the graduation video, it was sent home in today’s white envelope.


October Mass Count

During the month of October, the Archdiocese asks each parish to submit a count of attendance at all Saturday and Sunday masses. Please make a concerted effort to attend Mass as a family. Hopefully, we can continue this habit throughout the year.


Family Fitness Night

  Please join in for Family Fitness night this Friday, September 14th at 7pm in Kane Hall with Woori Taekwondo. There will be a Taekwondo demonstration as well as a chance for the kids to learn a few moves.


Bible Study

Catholic Mom's Bible Study starts on Monday, September 17th at 7pm in the rectory.  Please join us in reading the book Imitating Mary: Ten Marian Virtues for the Modern Mom.


St. Catherine's Super Bingo Night

September 28th

Doors open at 6pm

St. Catherine's is bringing back BINGO! Come join us for a fun night of bingo, pull tabs, split the pot, and good company! Admission is $40 per person. Price includes 12 (12 on) bingo sheets, pizza and pop. Daubers will be sold for $1. We will have beer and wine for purchase. Come out to win CASH PRIZES! Presale tickets will be available for a discounted price of $35 Sunday the 16th and 23rd.

Come one, come all for our first SUPER BINGO night!!!

Any questions please contact Jen Bonen (708) 606-7144


Toddling Chargers Playgroup

 WHAT: Toddling Chargers Playgroup

WHEN: Fridays from 8:30-9:15 a.m. (starting on September 7th)

WHERE: SCA Gym (enter Door 1)

COST: $5.00 per family per week (pay as you go)

St. Catherine of Alexandria offers a playgroup for toddlers and caregivers,

as we want to welcome new families with children who are not yet school-age

and include the youngest Chargers of our school families! All children must

be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Join us for open gym, music, fun

and prayer! Neighbors and friends are welcome!


Upcoming Dates

September 14th -  All School Liturgy 8:30 A.M. - Student Council Induction

September 16th -  Football and Cheer Mass 9:00 A.M.    

September 19th -  Picture Day                                                   

September 21st -  Spirit Wear

                               All School Liturgy 8:30 A.M.

                               Pep Rally 1:30 P.M.

September 23rd - Football and Cheer Mass  9:00 A.M.

                               Pigskin Classic-SCA Homecoming

September 24th -  Full Uniforms

September 24th -  7th Grade Confirmation Parent and Candidate Meeting 7:00 P.M.

September 28th - All School Liturgy 8:30 A.M.

September 30th - 6th Grade Family Mass and Bible Presentations 9:00 A.M.

October 4th   -     8th grade Confirmation Parent and Candidate Meeting 7:00 P.M.

October 5th   -     All School Liturgy 8:30 A.M.

                            Dismissal   1:00 P.M.

October 7th  -    Preschool Family Mass and Girls’ Basketball Mass 9:00 A.M.

October 8th  -    Columbus Day - No School

October 9th  -    First Reconciliation Parent Meeting 7:00 P.M.

October 12th  -   Pack the House

October 14th -    7th grade Family Mass 9:00 A.M.