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Helping to Provide Catholic Values with Quality Education

 

“If faith can move mountains imagine what it can do combined with a good education”

-Colleen M. Kennedy, Principal

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”Who We Are” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23dd3333″][vc_column_text]Our system of educating our community needs the
support of all the faithful, every generation. From
our classrooms to workshops, presentations to programs, The
St. Michael Education Foundation exists to promote and financially
support the educational missions associated with St. Michael
Parish, including St. Michael Catholic School. Since 1992, the
Education Foundation has been helping families provide their
children with a rewarding catholic education. This education would
have otherwise not been possible for these children, except for the
assistance from the Education Foundation.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”How We Help ” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23dd3333″][vc_column_text]The gifts that the Education Foundation receives are used to

  • Provide tuition assistance for families in need
  • Support professional development
  • Assist in the enhancement of school facilities

The Education Foundation is empowered to accept donations of all forms, including: cash, installments, stocks, bequests, and other forms of planned gifts as components of a long-term investment strategy in support of St. Michael Parish/St. Michael Catholic School and our educational ministries.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”How You Can Help” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23dd3333″][vc_column_text]If you are able to help or if you would like additional information about the Foundation, please fill out the attached form and return it in the Sunday collection basket or through the mail.
Drop in the Sunday Collection or please place a
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[/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”Our History” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23dd3333″][vc_column_text]On the feast day of St. Michael in 1874, our first church was blessed and a parish was formed on land donated by Schererville founder, Nicholas Scherer. From this first generous donation, our parish families have been blessed with the opportunity to continuously grow and become stronger through the generosity of our parishioners. Today, our parish continues to be blessed with a faithful community that is dedicated to sharing their time, treasure, and talent for the benefit of St. Michael Parish and St. Michael Catholic School.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

Ensuring Catholic Education and Formation for Generations to Come

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The Foundation is a 501-c-3 non-profit corporation that serves all the educational ministries of St. Michael Parish. It is comprised of a Board of Directors that convene each quarter. The Foundation is empowered to accept donations of all types – including stocks, bequests and other forms of planned gifts as components of a long-term investment strategy in support of St. Michael and its educational ministries.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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