Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2023 is January 29 – February 4. The theme for National Catholic Schools Week is “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. ” Throughout this week, our schools will focus on the value of Catholic education, its importance to young people, and its contributions to our Church, our communities and our nation.