Updated 9/11/2017 (6:30 p.m.)
Here is our evening update on our diocesan schools:
- As of 6:10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, the following diocesan schools have announced they will be closed on Tuesday. A few have already announced they will be closed on Wednesday. Please see below. Again, we emphasize to check with your individual school regarding re-opening or closures.
- John Carroll High School – Ft. Pierce
- St. Anastasia School – Ft. Pierce
- St. Helen School- Vero Beach
- All Saints Catholic School - Jupiter (*see special message below)
- St. Clare School – North Palm Beach
- Cardinal Newman High School – West Palm Beach - closed Tuesday and Wednesday
- Holy Cross Preschool and Center – West Palm Beach
- St. Ann School – West Palm Beach – closed Tuesday and Wednesday
- Rosarian School – West Palm Beach
- St. Juliana School – West Palm Beach
- St. Luke School – Palm Springs
- Sacred Heart School – Lake Worth
- St. Vincent Ferrer School - Delray Beach
- St. Joan of Arc – Boca Raton – closed Tuesday and Wednesday
- St. Jude School – Boca Raton
- St. John Paul II Academy - Boca Raton
*Excerpt from Prinicpal's Message posted on All Saints Facebook Page: All Saints Catholic School will re-open this Wednesday, September 13th. Wednesday will be a full day, not a half day as scheduled. If your family is unable to return due to evacuations, we completely understand and your child(ren) will receive an excused absence. Lunch on Wednesday will be pizza and subs. Lunch orders from this past Monday will be used for Wednesday. Additional orders will be gladly accepted. Mrs. Teta, our cafeteria manager, will update you on credits for missed lunches shortly later this week. The HSA Annual Spaghetti Night is cancelled for this Wednesday. A new date will be announced shortly.
Updated 9/11/2017 (11 a.m.)
This is an update on diocesan entities and a reminder about the diocesan policy to re-open or close our Catholic schools & other diocesan properties.
Closings and Cancellations
- Our schools are closed on Monday, Sept. 11.
- As of 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, the following diocesan schools have announced they will be closed on Tuesday. Again, we emphasize to check with your individual school regarding re-opening or closures.
John Carroll High School – Ft. Pierce
St. Anastasia School – Ft. Pierce
St. Helen School- Vero Beach
St. Clare School –North Palm Beach
Holy Cross Preschool and Center – WPB
St. Ann School – WPB
Rosarian School – WPB
St. Juliana School - WPB
Sacred Heart School – Lake Worth
St. Jude School – Boca Raton
St. John Paul II Academy - Boca Raton
- The process and decision to re-open schools is coordinated by the local pastor, school president and/or principal. Schools will use social media and their other inter-communication tools to post announcements. The campus and parish properties will be assessed to ensure the safety and security of students when they return to school. Individual schools will determine when their particular campuses can re-open. Please view our press release about closing & re-opening our schools.
Pastoral Center (updated)
- All Pastoral Center Administrative Offices will be closed on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12. The Diocese of Palm Beach in Palm Beach Gardens will reassess on Tuesday.
Catholic Charities Offices (updated)
- All Catholic Charities offices will be closed on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12. Catholic Charities will reassess on Tuesday. Please check the Catholic Charities website for future announcements of re-opening or closings of each of our office locations as each location will be assessed.
- It is up to each of our 53 parishes and missions to determine their own cancellations. Parish members should contact their parish offices for more information. All of our faith community is advised to follow the instructions of our local authorities when it comes to personal safety, traveling, and attended Mass or church activities. While parishes may remain open, the faithful are always advised to exercise prudence and caution.
Please see our other press releases on Cancellations and Openings in the Diocese of Palm Beach in the News and Events section of our website.