Our Lady of Lourdes celebrates Catholic Schools Week with international festival

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About two dozen youngsters sang and danced. Photo by Christina Santucci
Children line the pews of the Queens Village church during the service. Photo by Christina Santucci
Lindsey Joseph, whose family is from Haiti, wears a head covering showing her nationality. Photo by Christina Santucci
Students (l.-r.) Kayla Kumar, Lindsey Joseph and Ashley Smith pose together for a photo. Photo by Christina Santucci
Laura Bamishile’s family is originally from Nigeria. Photo by Christina Santucci
Nicholas Ruffino (c.) carries the flag of the Virgin Islands. Photo by Christina Santucci
Kayla Kumar sports a hat with her ensemble. Photo by Christina Santucci
Two students lead the dance number for their classmates. Photo by Christina Santucci
Students lined up on the alter for a performance after Communion. Photo by Christina Santucci
The performance is an annual tradition at the school, which has many students of Filipino and Haitian descent. Photo by Christina Santucci
Students process out of the church at the conclusion of the Mass. Photo by Christina Santucci
Students at Our Lady of Lourdes in Queens Village wore clothing from the countries of their ancestors during a Catholic Schools Week celebration. Photo by Christina Santucci
Francesca Patrana dishes out food, including her chicken lo mein from the Philippines, during the festival afterward. Photo by Christina Santucci
A student performs with his classmates at Our Lady of Lourdes. Photo by Christina Santucci

Our Lady of Lourdes celebrated Catholic Schools Week with a performance by students during Sunday Mass and an International Festival.

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