Bishop to give update on Catholic schools initiative

Bishop David Ricken of the Diocese of Green Bay will be at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Shawano to update the public on his strategic plan for Catholic schools. The presentation will be held Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. in the gymnasium.

A year ago, Ricken unveiled his “Disciples on the Way: Strategic and Mission Plan for Catholic Schools” initiative. He said the key steps to vibrant schools built upon missionary discipleship circle around the students, staff, education, operations and funding. Sacred Heart was chosen to be the site of Ricken’s follow-up address this month.

The event will also include a few words by Todd Blahnik, superintendent of Catholic schools for the diocese.