TLF_Hall_1.jpg (94147 bytes)he school opened in a building on the grounds of St. Stanislaus Church in Lansdale in September of 1949 with only a freshman class. It was named Little Flower Catholic High School, after its patron Saint, St. Theresa of Lisieux. Each succeeding year, another class/year was added and in 1953, commencement exercises were held for the the first graduating class of 33 students. That building is still functioning on the property of St. Stanislaus and today is called Little Flower Hall.

Probably the main, if not the only, driving force to bring about the establishment of the school was Monsignor Joseph Schade, who was the Pastor of St. Stanislaus at that time. He was aided in his efforts by the willingness of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia who initially staffed the school, with Sister Theresa Clare being the first principal (and one of the teachers).

In September of 1960, the present facility opened at 7th and Lansdale Avenues on a property that consisted of approximately 79 acres of land, and the first class graduated from there in 1961.LCHS_7.jpg (76078 bytes)  Although the sports teams had long been referred to as Lansdale Catholic, it was with the opening of the new facility that the name of the school was "officially" changed to Lansdale Catholic High School.

The school continued as a "parish" high school until the mid-80's when control of the school was taken over by the Archdiocese.

In 1988, there was the dedication of a major addition to the school. It was made made possible primarily through the support of the Business Leaders Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS).

In more recent years, other improvements were added including another on-site parking facility and a baseball field.

Unfortunately in the late 90's, the Archdiocese saw fit to sell off approximately 44 acres of the land to Westrum Developers.

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