Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux signs a proclamation designating Jan. 31 –Feb. 6 as Catholic Schools Week. Arceneaux is surrounded by St. Theresa Middle student ministers.

Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux signed a proclamation designating the week of Jan. 31 – Feb. 6 as Catholic Schools Week.

"The City of Gonzales took this moment as an opportunity to recognize St. John Primary/St. Theresa Middle’s important contributions to the area by providing a high-quality education to students in our community for over 60 years," according to a news release.

This year’s theme was “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.”

St. Theresa Middle student ministers visited city hall to witness the signature for the Catholic Schools Week proclamations by the mayor.