Penndel Catholic School Celebrating 100 Years of Faith-Based Education

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A Catholic school in Bucks County is celebrating a century of religious education for students around the area. Kelly Lynch wrote about the Christian school for the Levittown, PA Patch.

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School, located on Hulmeville Avenue in Penndel, is celebrating 100 years of education and religious instruction in the Bucks county area. The school is a part of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, which is overseen by the Vatican in Italy, the center of religious thought and instruction to the Catholic laity.

The school was opened in 1922 by Rev. Richard P. Phelan, a young Irish priest who served the Langhorne community as the interim pastor of Our Lady of Grace parish.

“For 100 years, OLG has had an unwavering belief in a rigorous, Christ-centered education,” said Principal Eric Harper. “OLG provides a transformative education, preparing students to meet the challenges of their future educational endeavors and to be disciples filled with the zeal of the Gospel. It is grounding to be a part of this rich history but humbling to steer OLG towards its next 100 years”

Read more about the local Catholic school at the Levittown, PA Patch.

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