Wexford Parish surprises Blessed Francis Seelos Academy students on St. Nicholas Day
Friday, December 6, 2019 | 5:45 PM
The Catholic Community of Wexford (St. Alexis and St. Alphonsus’s parishes) takes an active role in supporting Blessed Francis Seelos Academy, the catholic elementary school that was formed as a merger between the parish schools of the two churches in 2017.
The parish’s Gold Club surprised the preschool through eighth grade students on Saint Nicholas Day with homemade cookies and treats. The goodies were delivered in person to each of the classrooms by members of the group. In all, the members baked nearly 40 dozen cookies for the students and staff. The students enjoyed interacting with the seniors and one preschool class treated them to an enthusiastic rendition of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”
ABOUT THE GOLD CLUB
The Gold Club is a small Seniors Group with three focuses: spiritual, social, and service. They meet monthly and provide community outreach to the youth and shut-ins with similar visits and cards. They are active volunteers at Parish-School Fundraising events, such as the Saint Alphonsus Fish Fry and the Harvest Home 5K Race and Dinner.
ABOUT BLESSED FRANCIS SEELOS ACADEMY
Blessed Francis Seelos Academy is a K-8 Catholic school located in the North Region of the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Seelos Academy was established in 2017 through a merger of St. Alexis Parish School and St. Alphonsus Parish School. Located on two campuses in Wexford, Blessed Francis Seelos Academy integrates Catholic teachings with the culture, key values and traditions of family and community.