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Pastor's Corner (12/03/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Season of Advent   By Fr. Bob Hoffman   For Catholics, the time leading up to Christmas is a time of spiritual preparation. It starts four Sundays prior to Christmas. It is not an early celebration of Christmas.   Christmas is celebrated first with Christmas Day, but also with the whole ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (12/03/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   This week at Mass, Fr. Bob spoke to the students about building a solid foundation of faith. He explained that much like Jesus explained in the reading, a wise man builds his home on rock so that it can withstand the elements and not collapse. In ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (11/24/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   This coming Sunday will mark the beginning of the Advent season in the Catholic Church. "The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ's second coming at the end of time and to the anniversary of Our Lord's birth ... Read More »

Pastor's Corner (11/19/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Fr. Bob Hoffman   Gratitude   Merriam Webster defines gratitude as a feeling of appreciation or thanks. But such a feeling of thanks is incomplete without someone to whom we give thanks. As we look forward to Thanksgiving, we should not only be mindful of those things for which we give ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (11/19/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   This week at Mass, Fr. Bob talked about how God protects us. He told the children that God is always watching over us and he protects us from so many things we may not even be aware of. His love for us is so great that ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (11/12/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   This week I visited several of the classes and asked them what the meaning of "Thanksgiving" was. Most of the children said it meant "giving thanks". I asked them who/what they were thankful for. A lot of them answered things like "Mom", "Dad" siblings, pets, God, ... Read More »

Pastor's Corner (11/5/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Warmth in the Home   Today, we are too focused on all that we must get done. We have become slaves of our own to-do lists. We overlook the value of each human encounter. We fail to be fully present to those people that we meet.   It is a real danger ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (11/5/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   We started off this week with the parade of saints on Monday. What a fine sight to see with the procession of altar servers and the parade of saints! The students in grades K-3 attended a short saints play put on by some of our seventh ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (10/29/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

    Dear Parents,   This week the faculty, staff, and students enjoyed a fun week of themed activities for Red Ribbon Week. Students and parishioners donated an entire pallet of food for the Catholic Charities Thanksgiving Baskets. I am so proud of everyone!   You could tell that ... Read More »

Pastor's Corner (10/22/21)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

The Value of Saints   November 1 is All Saints Day in the Catholic Church. Halloween gets its name from All Hallows’ Eve, or the eve of All Saints Day.   Catholics do pray to saints. We do not worship the saints. We do not worship Mary. We only worship God – God ... Read More »