St. Patrick Catholic School

122 West Street, Portland, MI   (517) 647-7551

We Pray! We Learn! We Achieve!

Located in Portland, Michigan, St. Patrick Catholic School has been educating the minds, bodies, and spirits of its students for over 110 years.  Our school mission statement contains just six words, six powerful words that are a guide for life:  We Pray!  We Learn!  We Achieve!

St. Patrick School is open to all families who are looking for a faith-based education for their children.  For more information about our top-rated preschool through 12th grade academic, athletic, and extra-curricular programs, please visit the Prospective Families page, contact the school office at 517-647-7551 or e-mail Mr. Randy Hodge.


Daily Intention:

Today we pray for the middle and high school students of St. Patrick School, that God will send his wisdom upon them as they begin exams this afternoon. We also pray for the bowling team as they host Carson City-Crystal, and for the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball team as they play in Potterville.

(12/18)  School newsletter is online

(12/18)  Art Attack newsletter is online

(12/18)  Update on baby Brigid

Several weeks ago, you read about Brigid Valentine and her family.  Members of our Students for Life chapter put together a birthday party for them.  If you missed that story please click here.

Here is a follow up from Veronica White, team leader of the Students for Life chapter at Portland St. Patrick High School to our combined SFL and Student Ambassador Teams.

"For those of you who don't know, Judith and I, along with Ralph, went five weeks ago to support a family whose baby has anencephaly. We were there for the ultrasound they had with my mom, and we celebrated the baby's life afterward. The baby's name was Brigid Valentine.

Brigid was born early yesterday morning at 
2:14 AM. She weighed 4 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 18 inches long. She was laid on her mother's chest, and when they woke up around 5:30, they looked for a heartbeat and found none. Please keep this family in your prayers, as they prepare to say a final goodbye to their baby girl on Tuesday."

(12/18)  SAT presents Live Nativity

Be sure to check out the living Nativity brought to you by the students at St. Patrick High School.  It will be located in front of the new Adoration Chapel.  If you haven't seen the completed Chapel, this will be a great opportunity, before the official opening in January.

The Nativity will be presented on Saturday December 23rd from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm and again on Sunday December 24th from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm.

We'll have singers providing Christmas music, a coloring book for kids, and will be serving cookies and hot chocolate.   Please bring your family and friends as we extend the real meaning of this blessed season.

(12/18) Happy birthday to Teddy Brown.


(12/18) The PFCU Student Run Branch will be open tomorrow during lunch.

(12/5)  Join us on the March for Life

We have 50 seats available for the bus to Washington D.C. to attend the March for Life.  
We will leave early on January 18th and return in the evening on January 20th.  Contact any member of the Students for Life or contact us by email for more information.  Click on the image at the right to see the flyer.

(11/2) Hall walking is open to the public from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on days that St. Patrick School is in session (full days of school only). You may enter the building using the center set of doors on West Street. Hall walking is available starting November 7 through March 29 (shown on the parish calendar).  Hall walking is NOT available on Mondays when children's faith formation classes are in session.