This week our Church celebrates the greatest mystery of our faith ~ the Passion, Death
and Resurrection of our Lord and Savior. As a school community, we prepare for our
journey into the three holiest days of the year, the Triduum, through prayer and
Beginning at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow morning, the students and faculty will gather in the
church for our annual Holy Thursday Prayer Service. After listening to Scripture
readings and reflecting on the example of Jesus, each of the children will participate in
the “hand-washing” ceremony that has become a long-standing tradition in our school.
Following the prayer service, the students will gather in the Parish Activities Center
at 10:45 a.m. for the 7th grade portrayal of the Passion Play. Through music and
dramatic presentation, middle school students will prayerfully re-enact Christ’s passion
and death. As the students depart the space in silence following the presentation, the
tone will be set for their continued reflection and prayer over the course of the coming
All parents are cordially invited to join us in prayer and to witness these beautiful school traditions.
On behalf of the faculty & staff, I wish all of you a blessed celebration of Easter and an
enjoyable holiday with your family.