Future Ready

Ask attorney Amy Leinen Guldner about her Catholic school experience6th grade and a big smile stretches brightly across her face.

 Guldner, a Denison native now residing in Southern California, attended St. Rose of Lima Catholic School from kindergarten through sixth grade.

“If you want a strong foundation in both academics and faith, prayerfully consider enrolling your children in any one of the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sioux City,” she advises. “Your children will be nurtured, accepted as they are and motivated to become the best versions of themselves. Seeds will be planted and doors will be opened in many areas of their lives.”


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Excellence in Education Winners 


Excellence in Ed

Bishops Dinner for Education will honor six at the upcoming dinner on October 21, 2018.

Among the three teachers to receive the Excellence in Education Award are Laurie Dougherty, art teacher at Bishop Heelan High School in Sioux City; Paul Niebuhr, fifth to twelfth-grade band director at Gehlen Catholic School in Le Mars and Annette Vaske, business teacher at Bishop Garrigan High School in Algona.

Two staff members and a member of the clergy have been given the Good Shepherd Award: Father Clem Currans, retired from active ministry after most recently serving as pastor at Holy Family Church in Emmetsburg and the parishes in Graettinger, Ayrshire and Ruthven; Sandi Prather, kindergarten aide at Mater Dei School – Immaculate Conception Center, Sioux City and Jay Sassman, head custodian, St. Mary School in Storm Lake.

Read the entire article in the Catholic Globe HERE

Tickets to the dinner are available by calling Lexa at 712-233-7524.

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Tickets are now available to the Bishop's Dinner for Catholic Schools held October 21, 2018 at the Sioux City Convention Center.
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Essential to the educational ministry of the Church, the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Sioux City are fulfilling the Church’s mission to teach as Jesus did. Together with the support of parents, teachers, administrators, clergy, parishioners and the community at large, we are committed to providing an education rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ where Catholic doctrine and values and academic excellence prepare each student for a life of faith, service and integrity.

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