The Rev. Ronald Nuzzi, the senior director of the Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame, will present the lecture "Catholic Schools and the New Evangelization" at 7 p.m. April 30 in the multi-purpose building at St. Francis Catholic School, 45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island.
The lecture is free and open to the public. It will be preceded by a reception of light desserts and beverages provided by the Women of St. Francis.
Nuzzi will discuss why Catholic schools in the U.S. have been an effective means of evangelization. The lecture also will explore the historic successes of Catholic schools and examine the challenges they face in the next decade.