Congratulations to the Holy Spirit High School community on the official celebration of the school's 50 years in Absecon!

In honor of the celebration of Holy Spirit High School’s 50th school year in Absecon, Mayor John Armstrong has declared today, January 28th, as Holy Spirit Day in Absecon.

Holy Spirit High School officials invite the public to join them and the student body at 8:15 a.m. today for a special Mass in the school auditorium.

During the service, Mayor Armstrong will make the official presentation of his proclamation.

“Above all, Holy Spirit has given its students a moral and ethical foundation within a Catholic Christian environment, developing within them understand, respect and compassion…” the proclamation says.

“The Mayor and members of City Council of the City of Absecon, New Jersey wish to recognize Holy Spirit High School on its fiftieth anniversary within Absecon for its many accomplishments over these many years, but most especially, for its legacy of service to the families of Absecon whose sons and daughters gained so much from their experience as students there, especially the gifts of knowledge, wisdom and right judgment.”

But the Holy Spirit legacy in South Jersey dates back much further than 50 years. Holy Spirit High School opened her doors in 1922 on Massachusetts Avenue in Atlantic City.

Congratulations to all Spartan students, faculty, staff and alumni on today's celebration of Holy Spirit Day in Absecon!