CEF Angel For a Day

The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) annually hosts the event known as Angel for a Day in various schools throughout the Diocese of Joliet.   Our last event was held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at HOLY GHOST SCHOOL, WOOD DALE.  Enjoy the following video memories with our students, board members and benefactors from that day.



The following video is from our events in 2016 held at SACRED HEART SCHOOL and ST. PIUS X SCHOOL, LOMBARD.


The purpose of this simulated school Open House is to enable donors and donor prospects to witness students-in-action in a school setting. 

Attendees can participate in a variety of ways... from helping students in a classroom setting to being entertained by the students' musical or theatrical talent. 

Through this experience, our CEF donors quickly recognize the return on their investment in Catholic education.

The event culminates with a luncheon for our donors and potential benefactors who hear the personal witness of a selected student.





The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) distributes more than 1,600 need-based scholarships each year. Eligible families with students K-12 are encouraged to apply for financial assistance to help cover the cost of tuition. These tuition assistance grants are determined on an annual basis and families must apply each year in order to be considered.  In 2017-18, the CEF distributed $2,130,297to 1,648 students in our Catholic elementary and high schools. Read More Here