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Bishop McNamara


During the 2022-2023 academic year, Bishop McNamara Catholic School will celebrate its 100th anniversary! From 1922 as St. Patrick High School, in 1956 as St. Patrick Central High School, in 1965 as Bishop McNamara High School, to present day Bishop McNamara Catholic School, we have been the Irish!

Continue to check back here for up-to-date information about the many celebrations, events, and important efforts that will take place throughout this celebratory year.

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Throwback Moment in Time

The 1961-1962 Irish defeated Kankakee in overtime to win the regional tournament.

Noted on the team roster are: John Paznokas, Tom Moriarty, Bill Brady, Don Hoover, Dave Reilly, Joe Dominick, Gary Hamende, Jim Jacob, Dave Corrior, Jim Schultz, Mel Boule, Coach Ed Bonczyk, Manager John Krutilla, and Manager Alan Pratt.

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Opening Mass & Reception

The Opening Mass & Reception took place on July 31, 2022. To watch a recording of the Mass, click here




Homecoming took place in September 2022. Thank you to all who joined us for the festivities!