And as an added treat for all of us, we invited area Catholic Sisters to join us. Why? Continue Reading
I believe Catholic education is one of the most important things we do as a church.
As Archbishop Charles J. Chaput states, “Catholic schools exist, first and foremost, to form Catholic Christians; people of the Gospel, people of justice, mercy and charity.” Continue Reading
A stretch of cold weather means a stretch of indoor recess … not a favorite time for teachers! The little ones need to get outside to run, play and scream. Lucky for us, this year we’ve had pretty decent weather. Last week, though, we were indoors. Again, lucky for us, we were able to use the gym. Continue Reading
Each month my Benedictine Sisters devote a day to silent prayer. They observe silence, spend time in reflection and engage in private prayer on the first Wednesday of every month. It’s heaven! Continue Reading
Of course, with preschoolers one always begins with a review: Christmas, The Feast of the Holy Family, Epiphany. To introduce Jesus’ baptism, we watch a clip from the movie, Jesus of Nazareth. Continue Reading
Before my students left for Christmas, I sent a note home saying we would celebrate Epiphany when they returned by giving a friend in class a gently used book. We also were to pray for our friend over Christmas vacation. Continue Reading