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Weekly Update – November 26-30

Advent Liturgy and Tree Lighting Celebration

SAVE THE DATE for our annual OLF Advent Liturgy and Tree Lighting Celebration – Thursday December 6th from 6:30-8:00 pm in the school gymnasium. Come and join our celebration beginning with a Liturgy led by Father Jim, followed by Christmas crafts, tree lighting and refreshments for all! Advent Liturgy and Tree Lighting Celebration 2018

Christmas Angel Tree

Our Angel Tree campaign is well under way. Once again, Our Lady of Fatima is excited to continue our tradition of supporting Halton Women’s Place. Their mission is to end violence against women and their children. Through our generous donations, we are investing in the health of our community!

This foundation is looking for many different items; however, each division (Kindergarten, Primary, Junior & Intermediate) will be responsible for fulfilling separate needs.

Please ensure that your BRAND NEW GIFT IS UNWRAPPED. We will be accepting donations until Friday, December 7th, 2018.

KINDERGARTEN DIVISION- Baby items: baby clothes, diapers, formula, baby shampoo, soap, wash clothes, receiving blankets, baby lotion, baby food.

PRIMARY DIVISION (GRADES 1-3)- Children’s items: children’s clothing any size (hats, mitts, scarves, socks, underwear, shirts pants, sweaters etc.) ranging from ages 4-15 years old.

JUNIOR DIVISION (GRADES 4-6) –Women’s items: women’s clothing any size, deodorant, brush, combs, hair products, tooth brushes, toothpaste, bathroom supplies.

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION (GRADES 7-8)- Household items: Linens (sheets, pillow cases, blankets, comforter), pillows, towels, cleaning supplies, small kitchen gadgets (can opener, knives, spatula, spoons, cooking essentials) pots, pans, small kitchen appliances (coffee maker, kettle,), garbage can, recycling bins, dish towels.

For each donation your child will be given an angel that they can decorate and place on our Christmas Angel tree.  Let us work together as a Catholic community and fill our tree with angels.  We thank you in advance on behalf of those who will have a more joyful Christmas as a result of our generous Community.

St. Benedict Parish News

The St. Benedict Church website can be accessed from the link

Please read the attached information regarding upcoming events at the Parish throughout the Advent Season.

 Advent Brochure 2018

Winter has arrived!

Please ensure your child is dressed each day to play outside at recess. Students are able to be outside for all regular outside activities when it is warmer than -15 C. When temperatures range between -15C to -20C, students may remain outside for no longer than 20 minute intervals, once temperatures are colder than -20C students must remain inside.

 Bishop Reding Christmas Vendor Extravaganza

It is with a great pleasure and excitement that we “The Bishop Reding School Council” will be hosting once again our Bishop Reding 2nd Christmas Vendor Extravaganza”2018! We are extending this invitation to each of you the Our Lady of Fatima Family to join us for this very Incredible and Magical event experience! See flyer attached! This exciting event will most certainly be giving each of you a great jump start to your Christmas shopping!

Last year both Shopper’s and Vendors were speaking of this event for several weeks… said it was positively off the charts, and expressing that they cannot wait for the next year! So here are!!!!!

This fundraising event will take place on Friday, November, 16th , 2018 starting from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm. This exciting event will be filled with even more Prizes and Surprises! Please see flyer attached! You will be entertained by our very own “BR Musician” who will most certainly put you in the Christmas Spirit mood as well as we have the one and only “Magician Tyler Fergus” who’s a two “Time Diamond Award Winner for Best Family Entertainment”! We also have First Class Vendors coming from all over! As you can tell we’re having difficulty containing our excitement!

So come join us for an unforgettable evening that’s guaranteed to be loaded with Fun, Great Memories and Magical Shopping experience!



Principal, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School

Lunch Pails
Nov 26 all day
Grade 8 Quebec Trip Parent Meeting
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Nov 27 all day
Anthony McLean – Motivational Speaker Presentation (K-3)
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Anthony McLean – Motivational Speaker Presentation (4-8)
Nov 27 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
ECO initiative – Litterless Lunch Tuesday
Nov 27 @ 11:25 am – 12:25 pm
Pizza Day
Nov 28 all day
ECO Initiative – Walk to School Wednesday
Nov 28 @ 7:45 am – 8:15 am
Gr 2 Trip to Ireland House
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Nov 29 all day
Lunch Pails
Nov 30 all day
Lunch Pails – Fall Session LAST DAY
Nov 30 all day
First Sunday of Advent
Dec 2 all day
Gr 8 Option Sheets Dues (for High School)
Dec 3 all day
Dec 4 all day

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