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Giving Thanks, Giving Back, & Coming Together


Giving Thanks, Giving Back, & Coming Together

We have a lot to be thankful for at Central Catholic!

As we approach Thanksgiving, we are excited to celebrate our blessings in a variety of ways: giving back to our neighbors, coming together as a school family, and celebrating our many traditions.

Originally posted November 8, 2021.

Giving Thanks...

Thanksgiving Prayer Service in Gymnasium, 2019

Our Annual Thanksgiving Prayer Service

On Tuesday, November 23, the Central Catholic community will be coming together for our Annual Thanksgiving Prayer Service.

Thank you in advance to Campus Ministry for coordinating the prayer service and to the Liturgical Band & Chorus for sharing their musical talents.

Giving Back...

Volunteers unloading trunk

The 'Fill it up' for Thanksgiving Food & Clothing Drive

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Saturday, November 20, 2021

Central Catholic is partnering with our neighbor Lazarus House Ministries for this important initiative.

Thank you for helping us to feed and clothe our neighbors!

Drive-by-drop-off or stay awhile to find out more about how you can get involved with the Mission of Lazarus House Ministries.

We are collecting new or gently used clothing!

Lazarus House uses the following guideline:

  • If you’re unsure of the condition of your donation and wondering if it’s "gently used," ask yourself, "Would I give this to my best friend?"

Current Food Needs

  • Canned Tuna or Chicken
  • Canned Vegetables corn/mixed
  • Pasta (Any Type)
  • Canned Pasta Sauce
  • Canned Ravioli/Spaghetti
  • White Rice (2lb bag or box)
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Peanut Butter
  • Boxed Cereal
  • Soup (Canned or Dry)

No glass please!

Can't participate in person?

Make a gift to our Missions Collections in support of Lazarus House Ministries!

CCHS Contact:

  • Mrs. Earline Tweedie, Director of Campus Ministry, etweedie@centralcatholic.net

Coming Together...

Group of runners heading toward the tower

The Coach Peter V. O'Sullivan '67 Memorial Alumni Race & Walk

12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 24, 2021: The Lawrence Reservoir

On the day before Thanksgiving, please join us and many other alumni and friends of CCHS in running or walking the 5k around the Reservoir!

Following the walk, there will be post-race pizza served in Baroni Hall.

In true X-C spirit, the run will happen, rain (snow) or shine!

  • Wednesday, November 24
  • Locker rooms open at 11:30 AM
  • Race begins at 12:30 PM
  • Location: Lawrence Reservoir at Tower Hill
  • Register online or by mail by Nov. 18

Registration is donation optional. All proceeds benefit the Peter O'Sullivan Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

Click here to sign up

 

The Thanksgiving Day Football Game

Football team running through banner onto field

10:00 AM, Thursday, November 25 - Veterans Memorial Stadium, Lawrence

The Raider Football Team will be battling Lawrence High School in our annual Thanksgiving Day Game at Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Come together with generations of Raiders!

Tickets available at the gate. Price TBD.

 

Welcome Home banner in front of Memorial Gymnsium

 

Welcome Home, Classes of 2021, 2016, and 2011!

Class of 2021: Six-Month Reunion & Yearbook Signing Party

Wednesday, November 24, 2021, Central Catholic's Baroni Hall

Members of the Class of 2021 are invited to attend their Six-Month Reunion & Yearbook Signing Party.

Enjoy complimentary refreshments as you fill your yearbook with signatures and reconnect with classmates!

Register Today

Contact:

  • Mr. David Erwin, Chief Advancement Officer, derwin@centralcatholic.net

 

Three graduates

Class of 2016: 5-Year Reunion

Saturday, November 27, 2021, Salvatore's Riverwalk Event Center

Members of the Class of 2016 are invited to attend their 5-year class reunion.

Cost:  $20.00 per person (cash bar)

Registration deadline is Friday, November 19  

Register Today

Spouses & Guests Welcomed

Please note: RSVPs canceled on or prior to Nov. 19 will receive a full refund. Cancellations after that date are non-refundable.

Contact:

  • Mr. David Erwin, Chief Advancement Officer, derwin@centralcatholic.net

 

Students at graduation

Class of 2011: 10-Year Reunion

Saturday, November 27, 2021, Salvatore's Riverwalk Event Center

Members of the Class of 2011 are invited to attend their 10-year class reunion.

Cost:  $30.00 per person (cash bar)

Registration deadline is Friday, November 19  

Register Today

Spouses & Guests Welcomed

Please note: RSVPs canceled on or prior to Nov. 19 will receive a full refund. Cancellations after that date are non-refundable.

Contact:

  • Mr. Stephen Zubricki, Alumni Engagement Associate, derwin@centralcatholic.net

 

 

Raider Nation

Stay Connected

Visit the Alumni Portal

Update your contact information to receive reunion notices and the latest news from Central Catholic.

Alumni Update Form

Alumni are invited to join us in prayer and to submit special intentions.

A Call for Special Intentions

 

Return to Campus Virtually!

Virtual Tour

Can't make it back in person? Come home to the CCHS campus through our 360 Degree Virtual Tour!

Be sure to click on the Raider Photo Reels (white photo icons) placed in many of the campus locations.

 

Photo above: a Thanksgiving Throwback

Happy Thanksgiving from Central Catholic!

A Thanksgiving Blessing
Dear Central Catholic Family,
Everything God has created is good, and everyone He brings into our lives is a treasure.
We want you to know that sharing life’s blessings with you makes the world more beautiful and the heart more grateful.
At this time of Thanksgiving our thoughts turn gratefully to you with warm appreciation.
The Central Catholic Administration, Faculty and Staff


Central Catholic High School
A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition

Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,200 students from over 60 cities and towns and several countries. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (nearly 100%) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

Central Catholic High School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

For more information, please visit www.CentralCatholic.net, call 978-682-0260, or email website@centralcatholic.net.

Mission: Central Catholic High School makes Jesus known and loved.
We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.