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Schools participate in Mass for Catholic Schools Week

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More than 1,000 representatives from Greater Cincinnati Catholic schools participated in a Mass on Tuesday as part of Catholic Schools Week.

Most Rev. Dennis M. Schnurr presided over the Mass, which took place at St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati.

The Mass featured a procession of students carrying school banners.

This year's theme for Catholic Schools Week is "Catholic Schools Raise the Standards."

the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati is the 38th largest Catholic diocese in the country, with almost 500,000 Catholics, and has the seventh largest  Catholic school system in terms of enrollment.

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