Category Archives: Alumni

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Happy Catholic Schools Week!

Friends,   I’d like to wish all of you a happy Catholic Schools Week! Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. Schools typically observe the annual celebration week with Masses, open houses and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Through these events, […]

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West Catholic Connections Receive Papal Honors

Pope Francis has bestowed papal honors upon 28 women and men in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for their dedication and exceptional service to the church.  Four of those being honored have strong connections to West Catholic. Nine have been named Dame or Knight in the Order of St. Gregory the Great, 11 will receive the […]

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Class of 2017 Hall of Fame Inducted

On December 7th, 2017 the West Catholic School community celebrated the induction of 6 alums into the 2017 West Catholic Hall of Fame.  Following the presentation, a luncheon was hosted in the Learning Commons where the inductees and their family and friends could enjoy each others company and celebrate the occasion.  For short snippets of the inductees […]

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School Hall of Fame Class Announced

On Thursday, December 7th West Catholic will hold the School Hall of Fame Ceremony. The Ceremony will begin at 9:30am with a reception to follow here on campus. Plan to attend? Please RSVP with Regina Hairston at rhairston@westcatholic.org or 215-386-2244 x215. The 2017 Hall of Fame Class: Monsignor Donald Leighton Class of 1952 Service to […]

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West Catholic Holds Veterans Assembly

On Friday, November 10th the West Catholic Alumni Association hosted a Veterans Day Mass and Assembly here at West Catholic.  Mass was hosted for our Alumni guests who represented every branch of the Armed Services.  In Mass, Father Anthony Hangholt’s homily spoke of the sacrifice of Father Vincent Capodanno who served in the Navy Chaplain […]

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Sadiyah Malcolm ’13 making a difference in the community

Sadiyah Malcolm, a 2013 West Catholic Graduate, Gates Millenium Scholar, and current Howard University Student started a literacy initiative this summer titled “Black Girls Lit(eracy)”.  The initiative, created to promote literacy amongst Black Girls in Philadelphia, received 397 book donations on a rolling basis throughout the summer of 2017. Attached with each book was a note […]