February 5, 2016

2009 BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE

Our Advent Traditions

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This week we have begun our annual journey of Advent, a time of preparation for the celebration of Christ’s birth at Christmas. Amidst all of the joy and activity surrounding the preparations for the season, it is easy for us to lose sight of the fact that Advent is a beautiful season unto itself. At All Saints we have established several traditions that help to create a tone of anticipation and waiting, in essence a time during which we invite the children to prepare their hearts for the coming of Christ. Advent Wreath Prayer Services ~ On Monday morning the students gathered in the Parish Activities Center for a school-wide prayer service highlighting the meaning of the Advent Wreath. During the second, third and fourth weeks of Advent, each Monday students will gather around three … [Read more...]

Building God’s House with Kindness and Mercy

Building God's House with Kindness and Mercy

All Saints Announces 2015-16 School Theme Our theme for the 2015-2016 school year is “Building God’s House with Kindness and Mercy,” a phrase that is very similar to that of last year and one that is inspired by Pope Francis’ announcement of the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy. As our students, faculty and staff gathered together for an opening assembly on our first full day of school, we presented three ways that we will live and share this theme within our community. We will build our “school house” with kindness and mercy, creating a space that is truly sacred and where the love of God is experienced each day through our interactions with one another. We will build our hearts and minds, growing in knowledge and wisdom by applying our God-given talents.  During this year of … [Read more...]