The first few weeks of school the students held a food drive. The local food pantry at the Mary Mother of Mankind Parish in Saint Michaels, informed the school they were in dire need of assistance to stock the shelves.
On Oct. 3, at the Catholic Business Network DC (CBN-DC) Sixth Annual Gala, Rev. Patrick A. Smith, pastor of St. Augustine Catholic Church, won the Clergy of the Year Award.
The wonderful youth from Gesu, St. Martin de Porres, St. Benedict the Moor, and St. Frances parishes participated in our collaborative Confirmation program this past year.
Our RCIA program this past year had nearly 20 people participate each week. The group met weekly starting in Sept. through the Easter Vigil and attended a retreat in March 2019.