St. Aloysius holds reverse raffle, March 17


March will be a busy month at St. Aloysius Catholic School. Not only did it honor the birthday of its patron, St. Aloysius of Gonzaga, the parish will celebrating the Triduum of Holy Week (Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday), culminating in Easter Sunday on April 1.

The parish will also host its major fundraising event for the year—the Reverse Raffle – on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. Ticket sales are already underway for the event, which takes place in BGSU’s Ballroom.
Those interested in purchasing tickets can visit All proceeds directly benefit the students of St. Aloysius.
Sponsored by the St. Aloysius Parent Association, the annual Reverse Raffle raises funds for St. Aloysius students and building infrastructure.

Since 2001, the event has raised over $260,000 for the school. Some of the improvements made possible by past Reverse Raffle profits have included new playground equipment, teacher computers, iPad adaptors, Bluetooth speakers, Instant Alert system for communicating with parents and guardians, library circulation software, and more.

This year’s funds will be dedicated to technology and new hallway flooring for the school.

St. Aloysius School offers faith-centered instruction for students from preschool to grade eight. It provides not only rigorous academics but also religious studies, weekly liturgical celebrations, and extracurricular opportunities including CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) sports. The school admits students of any race, color or ethnic origin. Supported by the Diocese of Toledo, St. Aloysius is fully accredited through the Ohio Catholic Schools Accrediting Association. For more information on St. Aloysius School, call 419-352-8614 or visit
For more information on the Reverse Raffle, contact Nicole Buccalo at
More information on St. Aloysius School is available at