Importance of Family Meals/Video Project

Archbishop Henry Mansell and the Office of Catholic Schools wish to remind us of the value of a family dinner and the conversations that are shared during a meal.  Please read the press release from the Archdiocese here regarding Family Day.

As part of this initiative, the Office of Catholic School is running an Optional contest:

1) Students in grades 5-8 may submit a video  of their Family Day Dinner.  Digital videos may be made using an iPad, smartphone or digital video camera. Videos must be 3 minutes or less.
2) Videos should include a speaker (student or family member) explaining the value of the family dinner, or something about the dinner that was significant or memorable – be creative.
3) One entry will be decided on by Saint James School staff for submission and potential use in the Family Resources section of the Office of Catholic Schools Website and/or Youtube.
4) Deadline for submission is Friday, September 27.  Videos may be emailed or shared via to