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Bishop Persico makes local visit to kick off Catholic Schools Week

January 28, 2013

Photo by Becky Polaski – The Most Rev. Lawrence Persico, bishop of the Erie Diocese, left, is shown interacting with Elk County Catholic High School students Mitchell Vallone, Clayton Housler, Kristy Hanes, and Maria Gismondi following a Mass at Queen of the World Church on Monday morning to kick off National Catholic Schools Week.

To kick off National Catholic Schools Week 2013, the Most Rev. Lawrence Persico, bishop of Erie, made his first official visit to St. Marys since taking over as the bishop of the Diocese of Erie in October 2012 as he celebrated Mass at Queen of the World Church with students from throughout the Elk County Catholic School System, St. Boniface, and St. Leo.

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