On Sunday, Oct. 30, St. Cecilia Parish will host a Mexican-style altar exhibit to commemorate those who have died. The Day of the Dead celebration will be held from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. in the school gym, 906 Eichelberger Ave. Mass in English is at 9 a.m., and Mass in Spanish is at 10:30 a.m. and noon. The event also features music and food. Orders for tamales may be placed in advance ($20/dozen) at (314) 351-1318, ext. 204. Proceeds support the parish ACTS retreat program.
CBC High School welcomed back Harry Johnson Sr., class of 1973, on Sept. 29 to speak to the student body about his service at president and CEO of the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation. Johnson became head of the foundation in 2002. Under his leadership $117 million of the $120 million needed to complete the MLK memorial has been raised. He is expected to oversee its completion this year. Johnson was also inducted into the CBC Alumni Hall of Fame.