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District Day with the Hitmen

The annual Hitmen game rings in the Chinese year of the pig and includes performances from dragon dancers and post-game fireworks inside the Saddledome. You’ll also be front and centre for a free CCSD face-painting booth, and national anthem and Hockey Canada Skills performances.

You’ll also be giving a gift to the Calgary Catholic Education Foundation. We raise $2 for the foundation from every ticket sold and from a portion of the night’s 50/50 sales. Tickets are only $12 with the promo code LUNAR.

The winner of the signed Calgary Hitmen hockey stick is Alicia O’Brien. Stay tuned for another contest coming soon.

Here are the details you need to know:
What: Lunar game against the Medicine Hat Tigers. Entertainment includes a:

  • Free CCSD face-painting booth
  • National anthem performance from a CCSD choir
  • On-ice intermission skills performance from CCSD’s Hockey Canada Skills students
  • Performance from dragon dancers to celebrate the year of the pig
  • Post-game fireworks display.

Where: Calgary Saddledome
When: Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at 7 p.m.
How: Purchase tickets at with the promo code LUNAR. ***Tickets must be purchased through this link for the LUNAR code to work. If you have issues with the discount code working, copy the link and paste it into Google Chrome and retry the process.

The Calgary Catholic Education Foundation is pleased to announce $143,000 in grants for the 2018-19 school year. Congratulations to the 54 successful schools and to Bishop Grandin and Blessed Cardinal Newman schools for receiving the Bishop Henry Social Justice Award. For a summary of the projects and initiatives click HERE.

Thank you Michele

 Thank you to Michele Connelly for her years of dedicated service to The CCEF.  Michele retired in December 2018 and will be missed for her enthusiasm, warm smile and passion for Catholic Education.  Enjoy your retirement Michele and Tim!

Grants for 2018-2019

The grant application cycle for this school year is now closed. School principals will be contacted by Nov. 30th as to the status of their application.  Grant awards will be posted on this website by Dec. 15th, 2018.

Congratulations to the 2018   “Chance 2 Enhance 3”  Raffle Winners!

The Calgary Catholic Education Foundation, together with the Calgary Catholic School District, is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 “Chance 2 Enhance 3” raffle. The Foundation is very grateful to all those who supported the raffle- from selling tickets, to buying tickets, to helping spread the word.

Thanks to your generosity, sales reached over $75,000 and the proceeds will be invested in Calgary Catholic schools to help enrich and enhance educational opportunities for our students!

Prize Winner
Toyota RAV4 Tony and Linda Greco
Sundance Balloon Ride Barb Fleet
Calgary Stampede Gift Package Carmela Perez
Pro Sports Game Package Cora Villanueva
Calgary Pro Sports Gift Package Adam Wojciechowski
Stay & Ski Package C. J. Omelian
Alpine Helicopter Tour for Two Stacy Jantz
Fairmont Palliser Afternoon Tea for Two Marie Lomboy
Chinook Centre $100 Gift Card Sheri Lee Diakiw
$500 Bev Kovacs
$500 Jane Durnie
$500 Jennifer Zuchetto
$500 Kelly Nicholls