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For  more than 60 years, Bishop O‘Connell High School has prepared students for living lives of purpose and distinction.

Today, the O’Connell legacy lives on... through you. A planned gift to O’Connell is a powerful testimonial to your belief in the value of Catholic education and a lasting tribute that will ensure the benefits of Catholic education for generations. A legacy gift to Bishop O’Connell High School will make a positive and important impact on our mission of providing students with an education rooted in the life of Christ.

What is the Bishop O’Connell Legacy Society?

The Legacy Society is a group of donors who include Bishop O’Connell High School in their wills or estate plans. Their gifts provide essential financial support for all aspects of Bishop O’Connell’s educational programs and operations.

Common types of gifts that qualify are:

  • Bequests (gifts made through your will or living trust)
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Gifts of retirement plan assets after your lifetime
  • Charitable remainder trusts

How do I join?

Membership is open to anyone who names Bishop O’Connell in their estate plans. Contact the Advancement Office so that we may include you in the listing of Legacy Society members. Any requests to remain anonymous will be honored.

If you would like to hear more about the benefits of joining the Legacy Society, please contact Kimberly Aubry, Director of Advancement at kaubry@bishopoconnell.org or (703) 237-1447.

Planning ahead is a critical step in being a wise steward of the gifts with which God has blessed us.

Thank you for considering leaving a legacy at Bishop O’Connell High School for future generations!

We encourage you to seek legal and tax advice in connection with gift and planning matters as neither Bishop O’Connell High School nor any of its employees can provide any legal or tax advice.