Kolbe Elves Deck The Halls for New Canaan Christmas Tree Sales

Kolbe Cathedral students perform community service throughout their four years of high school. Recently, a group of students and mentors volunteered at the Exchange Club of New Canaan Annual Christmas Tree Sale. For more than 50 years, the club transforms Kiwanis Park into a Christmas village with more than 1,300 trees along with a variety […]

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Tags: Bridgeport, College Preparation, Community Service, Connecticut, Education, Kolbe Cathedral, Mentorship, New Canaan,
Christmas Is Coming!

Mentoring can be sweet – really sweet! Kolbe Cathedral freshmen (L-R) Valentina, Annaclaudia, Quiana and Lauren gathered at the Fairfield home of Quiana’s mentor, Marlene Kimberly along with Valentina’s mentor, Sara Tieke, Annaclaudia’s mentor, Hetty Nerod, and Lauren’s mentor, Laura Canning for some serious Christmas Cookie baking. Merry Christmas to all of our students, staff, […]

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Tags: Bridgeport, Connecticut, Education, Fairfield, Freshman, Kolbe Cathedral, Mentorship,


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