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Circle of Grace
Conformity Listing
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) --11/20/13
Other Events
Safe Environment
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 - New - 10/10/2013
Together in Faith new - 10/10/2013
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Marsha Stenzel
Diocese of Winona
55 West Sanborn Street
Winona MN 55987

About Catholic Schools

Vision of the Office of Catholic Schools

The vision of the Office of Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Winona is to enhance educational communities through a strengthened partnership with administrators, teachers and families -- establishing and enriching all student faith and knowledge through leadership, curriculum and educational resources which support Catholic Idenity.

Mission of our Catholic Schools

The Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Winona are learning communities rooted in the teaching Mission of the Catholic Church offering academic excellence and Gospel values in a diverse and nurturing environment.

Job Postings


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Circle of Grace

Circle of Grace

Circle of Grace is a safe environment program developed by the Archdiocese of Omaha in response to Article 12 of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. It serves the dual purpose of educating and forming youth about the value of positive relationships with God and others.

USCCB Conformity Listing of Catechetical Texts and Series - August  2013

Continuing Education Units 

Upcoming CEU certification renewal meetings (please have all forms in the week before the meeting):
  • April 7, 2014
  • May 5, 2014 - CEU Approval Meeting - last one for the year
  • Please note: beginning in June of 2013 only thirty (30) clock hours may be earned through "professional learning board" per five (5) year license cycle.
Diocese of Winona "CEU Guidelines" This are new guidelines effective 11/2012 - please read
Diocese of Winona "CEU Reflective Statement"(two pages)
Minnesota Department of Education
Minnesota Administrative Rules

Other Events

Upcoming Events:

(Please see Faith Formation page - retreats for details.)

Safe Environment

Our schools offer a safe, structured atmosphere where students learn and thrive.  For more information, visit the Safe Environment website.

Together in Faith - Pillars of Faith

Dates for 2014-2015:

August 21, 2014 - Lourdes High School, Rochester 

Catholic School Directory

There are 30 Catholic schools in the the Diocese of Winona. Students of our schools receive a holistic approach that focuses on educating the body, mind, and soul. Students learn about their Catholic faith, how to live it by serving God and others in need, and receive top academic training in a safe, nurturing environment. If you have a desire to join the nearly 5,000 young people educated in Catholic Schools across our diocese, contact a school near you today! For enrollment applications or information see our Catholic Schools Directory.  

Contact Us

Diocese of Winona
55 W. Sanborn
PO Box 588
Winona MN 55987

Contact: Joel Hennessy

Phone:(507) 454-4643
Fax:(507) 454-8106