OLFCA appoints Mary Ann Fleming as principal

WILTON—Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Academy (OLFCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Ann Fleming as the principal of the Pre-K through 8 grade school. Mrs. Fleming brings a great deal of expertise with her as she begins her role as principal at OLFCA which include, special education intervention, budget planning, strategic operations, and pandemic leadership. She is eager to meet and join her new community and learn about their great strengths. She expressed her commitment to the school and said, “I know Fatima is a special place. I look forward to meeting the faculty and families over the next few weeks, and as I get to know them, we can work together to ensure that the mission of OLFCA is being carried out.”

Mrs. Fleming has called the Diocese of Bridgeport her home for the last 15 years at St. Joseph School in Danbury. She previously taught third-grade, middle school social studies, English and was named assistant principal there. Mrs. Fleming’s assistant principal responsibilities included daily operations, communication amongst the faculty, performing classroom observations and teacher evaluations. As an assistant principal she was closely tied to the parents and the school community.

Father Reginald Norman is enthusiastic about the upcoming school year and welcomes Mrs. Fleming to the school and parish community. Father Norman stated, “We are elated that Mrs. Fleming accepted the position. Her energy and vision align with the Fatima values, and we will only grow better with her leadership.” Mrs. Fleming is committed to keeping the school’s motto, “Service Above Self” in daily practice, while discovering new ways to expand Christian values within the greater Wilton community. Her skills as a leader will serve the Fatima Faculty and students well.

Dr. Louis Howe, Jr. recently commented on Our Lady of Fatima’s Catholic Academy Facebook page as they announced her appointment, “I worked with her for two years and you are getting a real gem. We will miss her greatly, but I know she will serve your community as a great leader.”

For more information about Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Academy, visit or contact the school’s office at 203.762.8100.

About Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Academy

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Academy is a co-educational, National Blue Ribbon School offering a Pre-Kindergarten 3 through Grade 8 education model. The Academy’s Personalized Approach to Learning blends classroom and small group instruction with technology to provide learning that is fluid and flexible based on the ability of the student. Multi-age, child-centered classrooms offer continuous learning. OLFCA’s faith-based environment nurtures the whole child and emphasizes strong moral values and respect for self and others.

Registration for 2021-2022 is now open. School tour and other information are available on the school’s website, The Academy is located at 225 Danbury Road, Wilton CT 06897. For more information, contact Principal Mary Ann Fleming at