At Saint Catherine Center’s annual “Joy & Gratitude” Dinner on October 3, 2021, three dedicated volunteers were recognized for their commitment to our mission: Virginia Dwyer-Aoyama of Darien was honored with the Volunteer Service Award for her dedication to the …
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Five teens from local high schools have assisted in Academy classrooms this summer. “With most of our students attending summer school, we needed some help in the classrooms,” said Eric Spencer, Principal. “We have a good relationship with Notre Dame …
Providing opportunities to be useful is a significant part of our mission at Saint Catherine Center. Whether the activity is small or large, everyone appreciates having a sense of purpose. “Bread Today?” When the Adult Program first began collecting end-of-day …
A Message From Helen Burland, Executive Director
“It’s going to require patience, flexibility, and a lot of creativity.” Looking back on the past year, all three of these qualities came into play. But most importantly, we had the power of community supporting us and propelling us forward, evident each day in the joy we saw in the students and young adults of Saint Catherine Center.
We showed great resilience as we implemented a re-opening plan that launched summer school 2020 for Academy students and a staggered re-entry for our adult participants. Excitement resonated throughout the building as friends and colleagues reconnected after months of separation and virtual programming.
The year was not without its challenges....
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