As part of our 125th Jubilee Celebration, Saint Benedict Academy hosted a special luncheon of celebration and thanksgiving on campus on Wednesday, January 8 for clergy in the Diocese of Manchester and the monks of Saint Anselm Abbey.
Among those in attendance were: the Most Reverend Peter A. Libasci, Tenth Bishop of Manchester; Fr. John Fortin, O.S.B., Superintendent of Schools; Msgr. John Quinn, St. Raphael Class of 1956, Pastor of Saint Elizabeth Seton Parish; Fr. Jason Jalbert, Director of the Office for Worship; Fr. Jerome Day, O.S.B., Pastor of Saint Raphael Parish; Fr. Maurice Larochelle, Pastor of Ste. Marie Parish; Elizabeth Squeglia, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent; and representatives of the Knights of Columbus.
Principal Michael McLaughlin offered thanks for the clergy’s continued support of the important ministry and mission of Catholic education at Saint Benedict Academy. The guests were treated to a delicious lunch catered by Manchester’s “The Kitchen,” conversed about the academic program at the Academy, and had the opportunity to tour the school and visit with students in their classrooms.
A special thanks to: Mr. Chuck McGee, a SBA parent and member of our Marketing Committee, for his family’s generous sponsorship of this event; Mrs. Shannon McGinley, a SBA parent for her assistance in hosting the event; and the faculty and staff for all of their assistance in making the day extra special.