Catholic Life

Our school provides many ways to learn how to live a Catholic Life inside and outside of our school walls.

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Every year we celebrate the Feast of All Saints with a party.  The students do projects to learn about saints and dress up as their favorite saint for the party.

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Our parish and school have a special devotion to St. Philomena.  A statue of her stands at the end of our school’s main hallway.  We celebrate her birthday on January 10 with some treats.

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_2772 - EditedGrades K-4 pray a rosary on Monday and Tuesday mornings.  All students attend Mass on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 8:30am and recite the Chaplet of Divine Mercy before dismissal at 3:15 in the sanctuary.  Parents are invited to join their children at any of these times.

Our 8th graders attend Mass with the Bishop each year to celebrate Catholic Schools.

 

IMG_0740Many of our students are altar servers at daily Mass.  Grades 3&4 are ushers for daily Mass and our Kindergarten is the choir at Friday Mass.

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The students adore Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament after morning Mass on First Fridays. They spend a half hour in adoration.  Parents are invited to join them in adoration.

 

 

 

The students are given the opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation once a month with their class.

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Preparation for First Communion and Reconciliation is provided in the classroom for 2nd grade students.  8th graders receive preparation for the sacrament of Confirmation.

 

 

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Although not directly connected to our school, many of our students participate in these 2 Catholic groups. Our Middle School Youth Group meets twice a month after school on Fridays.  More information can be found on the parish website here.

 

 

 

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Conquest is a Catholic Youth Ministry program for boys in grades K-12  to grow in knowledge of their Catholic faith, friendship with Christ, and make a difference and positive impact on their families, friends and in the world around them.  Holy Spirit fathers along with some fathers in our neighboring parishes run our Conquest club.  Meetings are held at the local parishes.