Jun 3, 2019
Janet Cantwell, Principal at the Basilica School of Saint Mary,
will be retiring at the end of June. She has been in education for
35 years, including in her current role at Saint Mary's for the
last 12 years. Alex Solsma talks with Mrs. Cantwell as she prepares
for her retirement.
Founded in 1795, the Basilica of Saint Mary in Old Town Alexandria is the first Catholic parish established in Virginia. Pope Francis named the church a minor basilica on December 6, 2017 due to its important role in the growth of the Catholic Church in North America.