The process of finding a new Principal for Holy Rosary Catholic School began in January 2022 at the Archdiocesan level under the direction of the Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Dr. Debra Haney, by reviewing qualified individuals to then present themselves before the selection committee of directors composed of members of the school and the parish community, the parish staff and former educational leaders of the community.
Adrienne Rodriguez grew up in Katy attending St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church. Her husband is from Richmond and attended St. Teresa in Sugar Land. They are returning to the area after being in Georgetown, Texas to be closer to their family with the newest addition to their family – their 3 month old daughter.
Rodriguez graduated from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and earned her master’s degree in curriculum and teaching from Concordia University in Austin, Texas. She began her career in education as a high school Spanish teacher, moved into school administration as a middle school principal, then associate high school principal, and most recently served as an elementary school principal. in Georgetown.
Upon accepting his new position, Rodriguez said, “I felt God leading me through the Catholic school system for a few years and after much prayer and patience, it is with great pleasure and satisfaction. excitement as I begin the journey as Director of Holy Rosary. Catholic school. I am blessed to be able to pursue my lifelong passion of nurturing students, supporting teachers, and collaborating with parents to educate the mind, heart, and spirit of our future.
Prof. Orrin Halepeska, pastor of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, added, “We are confident that his vast experience and leadership will strengthen the legacy of academic excellence and community that has been synonymous with our school for over 80 years. . We look forward to welcoming her into our Holy Rosary family.
The community is invited to meet Rodriguez on Sunday, June 26 at the 11:30 a.m. Mass at Holy Rosary Catholic Church and at the immediately following parish picnic, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Holy Rosary Catholic School is located at 1426 George Street in Rosenberg, Texas. The school attracts K-8 students from Rosenberg, Richmond, Sugar Land, Katy, Fulshear and Needville. The 27-acre facility, located in a rural community, includes elementary and secondary school buildings. The Catholic values and the high level of education taught at Holy Rosary School lay the foundation for the future. A bright future is shining at Holy Rosary Catholic School.