Bronx, NY, March 10, 2014 — IT’S ARTRAGEOUS!, the fourth annual St. Raymond Parish Art Show, will be held on Sunday, March 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in St. Raymond Elementary School’s gymnasium, located at 2380 East Tremont Avenue in the Bronx.  Artwork in a variety of media, including pencil, pen and ink, painting, sculpture and more, by students from all three parish schools — St. Raymond Elementary, Saint Raymond Academy for Girls and St. Raymond High School for Boys — will be exhibited. More than 1,000 pieces of artwork created by students in Pre-K through 12th Grade will be on display. In addition to the exhibit, there will be an Activity Station with coloring, drawing and face painting; Cupcake Decorating; music by the St. Raymond High School for Boys Glee Club; an Art Cart with items for purchase; and refreshments. The St. Raymond Parish Art Show is free and open to the public. For additional information, call Christina DeCrescenzo at 718-824-5050 ext. 140 or email

“It is absolutely amazing to me to see the talent of so many of our students in our three schools,” says Monsignor John Graham, pastor of St. Raymond Parish. “I wish we had more resources to make these budding artists reach even higher levels in the Fine Arts.”

St. Raymond Church, the “Mother Church of the Bronx,” was founded in 1842. In addition to the three schools, St. Raymond Cemetery is also part of St. Raymond Parish.

St. Raymond Elementary School offers full-day academic programs for Pre-K3 through Grade 8, advanced level math and science, an Italian language program, sports, a fitness center and a broad array of extracurricular activities. For more information, visit or call 718-597-3232.

Saint Raymond Academy, a small Catholic high school for young women in an urban setting, inspires students to reach their God-given potential in a safe, supportive and diverse environment. For more information, visit, or contact Lisa Schaller, 718-824-4220 ext. 1052;

St. Raymond High School for Boys, in the Catholic tradition and the spirit of St. John Baptist De LaSalle, serves young men who reflect the economic, geographic and cultural diversity of the New York metropolitan area. For more information, visit or call 718-824-5050.

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