Photos by Jane WinsteadCatholic Schools Week got off to a rousing start on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Mass with St. Raphael Catholic School Children's Choir offering spiritual songs as part of the Mass and students participating in the readings. Kathy Bogataj, the school principal, spoke on the value of a Catholic education. The theme for this year's Catholic Schools Week is Catholic Schools Raise the Standards. The observance continues through Saturday, February 2. Principal Kathy Bogataj discusses the importance of a Catholic education.