Weekly Update

Weekly Update: March 30-April 3, 2020

“Every act of kindness grows the spirit and strengthens the soul.” #TogetherApartHCDSB Although we are physically apart, we are doing our best to stay connected using a variety of tech tools.  Thank you for sending in pictures for our Twitter feed – please keep sending them in!   A gentle reminder that Fr. Dave is

Weekly Update: March 23-27, 2020

“God is our refuge and our strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, though the earth may change, though the mountains may shake… Be still and know that I am God!”  ~Psalm 46: 1-2, 10 Keeping connected Dear Holy Cross Families, we hope that all of you are keeping safe

Weekly Update: March 16-20, 2020

Lord, help me Be prepared, but not anxious.Be aware, but not desperate.Be vigilant, but not in fear.Be joyful, but not clueless.Be faithful, but not careless.Lord, be my hope and strength. Amen~FrGoyo School Closures beyond the March Break All HCDSB schools will be CLOSED from March 14 through April 5, 2020.The health and well-being of our

Weekly Update: March 9-13, 2020

“Prayer reunites us to God; charity to our neighbor; and fasting, to ourselves.” ~Unknown Our Lenten Project – Milk Bags for Mats! A warm thank you to Mr. Kirtz of our Catholic School Council, for constructing the frame upon which the milk bag mats will be woven.  Thank you for beginning to send in your

Weekly Update: March 2-6, 2020

Prayer is the raising of the mind to God. We must always remember this. The actual words matter less. ~ Pope John XXIII ~ Our Lenten Journey This past week, we began our Lenten journey in community. Shrove Tuesday is more than just a day to eat pancakes; it is the day we all commit

Weekly Update: Feb 24-28, 2020

“Lent comes providentially… to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy” ~Pope Francis See the Problem, Be the Solution Assembly This past week, we gathered as a faith community to review the importance of working together to create a kind, caring culture that speaks out against bullying behaviours. All classes participated in developing a

Weekly Update: Feb 17-21, 2020

“You don’t choose your family.  They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” ~ Desmond Tutu Family Day Holiday A reminder that tomorrow, Monday, February 17th is Family Day. There is no school for students. We wish you all a wonderful day spending time with your family! Term 1 Reports Our Term

Weekly Update: Feb 10-14, 2020

“Love is the only emotion that expands intelligence” ~ Humberto Maturana (Scientist) Confirmation this Wednesday evening! Please remember in your prayers our Grade 7 Confirmandi who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation on Wednesday, February 12th at 7:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Parish.  May the outpouring of the Holy Spirit during this sacrament of initiation

Weekly Update: Feb 3-7, 2020

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” ~ Romans 8:28   Spirit Wear orders – last chance! Please note that School Cash-on-line will receive your orders until midnight on February 2nd – that’s today!   The ordering options

Weekly Update: Jan 27-31, 2020

“And they were bringing children to Him so that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, “Permit the children to come to Me; do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. “Truly I say to