Join us Saturday, September 21, 2019 for the Celebration of Light Gala

Celebration of Light is Nazareth Guild’s primary fundraising event of the year supporting sixteen Catholic schools in eastern Washington, primarily through tuition assistance to families in need, direct financial assistance to schools, and grants for educators’ professional development and classroom initiatives.

Location: John J. Hemmingson Center Gonzaga University

Evening Schedule includes:

5:30 Registration
5:30 Hosted Cocktails
6:30 Dinner Seating Begins
6:45 Invocation, Dinner and Program

For event details and to reserve your spot, contact Debbie Battaglia at 509.744.3257



The 2018 Celebration of Light Gala was a huge success due to your generous support.  Take a look back at last year’s event.

Ann Doherty


In order to honor Ann, the Nazareth Guild created the Ann Doherty Award for Lifetime Achievement in Catholic Education.  Ann’s lifetime was filled with the grace and power of Catholic education and this award is given to an individual who has also given his or her life to the promotion and support of Catholic education.

View Lifetime Achievement Award Winners