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Chicago Archdiocese says St. Joseph School closing in June

St. Joseph School, part of the Parish of St. Joseph in Homewood, will close at the end of this school year.  The school opened in 1926. A statement Wednesday, Jan. 11, from the Archdiocese of Chicago read:  “After careful deliberation on the long-term sustainability of the school, school and parish leadership recommended that St. Joseph School in Homewood not reopen for the 2017/2018 school year. This recommendation was reviewed and endorsed by the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office of Catholic Schools and the Archdiocesan School Board, as well as Vicariate Bishop Joseph Perry.  . . .

Winter events

FRIDAY, DEC. 9

SATURDAY, DEC. 10

  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.

 

 

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