Principal's Corner

Principal’s Corner

Please keep Marty Brogan and  Ella Siears  in your thoughts and prayers!  

Congratulations to Perla, Mikey, Lindsey and Colin for being this week’s Charge On winners.

This Week’s Precept

A big heart is determined to make other hearts grow.

SCA Spirit Wear

St. Patrick’s Day Spirit Wear is back just in time for the Southside Irish Parade.  Please check out our online store today, and select the items you wish to purchase. The store will remain open until Sunday evening, February 18. Please feel free to reach out with any questions.

St. Catherine’s Lenten Fish Fry

This Friday, Feb. 16th

             (3/9/18 & 3/23/18)

Alexandria Center from 4:30 – 7:00 PM

All-you-can eat fish and adult meatless pasta.

     A child’s menu for 11 and under of pizza, grilled cheese

        and meatless pasta will be offered.

“Alexa” Echo Show Raffle!!

                                 Menu prices will vary and cash bar for beverages.

Thank you for your continued help and attention with keeping

everyone safe and not running around.


The Mother/Son outing will take place on Friday, May 11th, at the Windy City Thunderbolts baseball game.  The game starts at 7:05 p.m. and there is a fireworks show after the game.  The cost is $20 per person which includes a ticket to the game, private seating on the Bud Light Party Deck, dinner buffet of hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, soda and water and the post-game fireworks show.  

We know how quickly our spring calendars fill up and wanted to share the date to add to your calendars.  More details and a flyer will follow as we get closer to the event.  Please feel free to contact Bridget Cremins or Meg Leonard with any questions.  Thanks and looking forward to seeing all of the SCA moms and sons.

St. Baldrick’s 2018

On March 16th, SCA will be going bald to support Marty Brogan and to fight childhood cancer.  Students can register to be a shavee or volunteer at

Trivia Night 2018

Saturday, April 14th Doors Open at 7:00  

                                                           Trivia Begins at 8:00

Entry Fee includes: Pizza, Water & Pop

Cash Bar will be available

Event will also have Raffles & Split the Pots!

You are welcome to bring appetizers and desserts to share with your table. No outside drinks please! Event does have limited spots available,  so make sure to register soon to secure your spot!

                                            Cash Prizes for Winners

TABLE REGISTRATION: $200 Table Fee – Table is limited to 8 participants

Each table will receive one pizza.

This will be delivered to your table at the start of Trivia.

Question? Comments? Please contact your Trivia Night Hosts:

Katie Whitney (708)638-2269 /

Sarah Malburg (708)473-6121 /

**Attach Form

  St. Catherine of Alexandria 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party

Saturday, March 3, 2018 7:00 p.m.


The Larkin and Moran Brothers

Cross Keys School of Irish Dance Bagpipes & Drums of the Emerald Society, CPD

Delicious corned beef, potatoes and cabbage will be served by Clancy’s

$40 per ticket / 21 and over food, beer, wine, and pop included

For additional information or tickets, please contact: Sarah Beirne: or 773-610-5530; or Bridget Doherty: or 773-562-1213

**attach ticket flyer

Information on the Invest in Kids Act  

Empower Illinois is working on the application for the tax credit scholarship. They hope to have the application ready to launch soon.


Upcoming Dates

February 16th                 Professional Development - No School

February 17th                Day of the Spirit Retreat  - 8th grade Confirmation candidates and sponsors

February 19th                 President’s Day - No School

February 25th                 4th Grade Family Mass

February 26th                 Confirmation Practice 7:00 P.M.

February 27th      Tuition Exclusion Day

March 1st                         Report Cards Go Home

                                        Graduation Picture Retakes

March  3rd                       Confirmation

                                        FSA St. Patrick’s Day Party

March 8th                       Communion Pictures

March 9th                        Fish Fry

March 15th                      8th Grade Living Stations 1:30  P.M.

March 16th                      St. Baldricks Day

                                        8th Grade Living Stations 7:00 P.M.

March 21st                       Preschool Donuts with Dads

March 23rd                      Fish Fry

March 24th                       Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

March  26th                     Go Purple for Epilepsy $1.00 Dress Down

March 29th                     11:30 Dismissal

March 30th - April 8th    Easter Break