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Mass, Memory Wall mark end of St. Joseph School

The Parish of St. Joseph in Homewood invites former students and teachers of St. Joseph School to celebrate its 91-year history on Saturday, May 20.The Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office of Catholic Schools and the Archdiocesan School Board in January announced its decision to close the school, 17949 Dixie Highway, at the end of the current semester. A mass honoring the many graduates and teachers of St. Joseph, affectionately called St. Joe’s, will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. Afterward teachers, alumni, parishioners and friends can walk through the school halls one last time.  . . .

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