Coolest Thing Ever? Catholic School Hosts Conclave!


I spotted this on the Fr. Z blog and was bowled over by the attention to detail. Talk about Catholic education!

Here’s one photo of the proceedings:

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See the rest of the photos and a play-by-play of how the Conclave went down at Fr. Z’s blog.

UPDATE — already one of my Facebook followers has shared that her 8th grade class is doing the same thing. If your school is hosting their own mini-conclave please let the rest of us know in the comments! What a cool idea of education through doing.

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