After 77 Years In Greater Third Ward, St. Peter The Apostle Catholic School Will Close This Week

Students and teachers say what’s hardest about losing St. Peter’s is the service it provided to primarily African American students for decades.

By Laura IsenseeMay 31, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Every day, at the start of school, at lunch and at dismissal, all 33 students at St. Peter the Apostle from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade pray together.

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, amen,” a group of kindergarten students recite, as they lead the prayers over the PA.

But at the end of the month, students will say their prayers here one last time. It won’t just be the end of the school year. It will be the end of St. Peter’s – the Catholic school is closing after 77 years.

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