Weekly Update

Weekly Update May 20, 2019

If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work. ~Thich Nhat Hanh  Victoria Day Long Weekend – No School Monday We hope you enjoy the long weekend together as a family

Weekly Update May 13, 2019

“To be a mother is a great treasure. Mothers in their unconditional & sacrificial love for their children are the antidote to individualism.” Pope Francis Happy Mothers’ Day! Thank you for celebrating Catholic Education Week with us! We are so thankful for the many guests who came to St Andrew this week to share in

Weekly Update May 6, 2019

When we all come together to educate our children, we will be one step closer to creating a world of good. ~ Pope Francis Catholic Education Week    Each year, the Catholic community of Ontario engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contributions of Catholic education during Catholic Education Week. This

Weekly Update April 29, 2019

One of the main tasks of theology is to find words that do not divide but unite, that do not create conflict buy unity, that do no hurt but  heal. ~ Henri Nouwen Catholic Education Week    Each year, the Catholic community of Ontario engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive

Weekly Update April 22, 2019

He is not here; He is RISEN ~ Mark 16:6 Easter Monday- April 22nd We hope all of our families enjoy a blessed Easter, the holiest of holidays on the Christian calendar as it marks the fulfillment of God’s promise. Rejoice, He is risen! Following Easter Sunday, the season of Easter begins and lasts for

Weekly Update April 8, 2019

We love because He first loved us. – 1 John 4:19 EQAO Dates Our Grade 3 students will be participating in the EQAO Primary Assessments on Wednesday, May 22nd – Tuesday, May 28th. Our Grade 6 students will be participating in the EQAO Junior Assessments on Tuesday, May 21st – Tuesday, May 28th. If at

Weekly Update April 1st, 2019

Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy. ~ Pope Francis Spirit of Inclusion Congratulations to Ashley, our St. Andrew Spirit of Inclusion recipient who was selected as one of only two winners for this Award in the Elementary Panel. Ashley was acknowledged at the Board SEAC Meeting on Monday evening.

Weekly Update March 25, 2019

Lent is a time for reconsidering our feelings, for letting our eyes be opened to injustice, to open our hearts to those suffering ~ Pope Francis Lenten Initiative As part of our Lenten journey, students have been collecting funds for the Holy Childhood Associaton. This Pontifical Mission provides an opportunity for our Canadian children to

Weekly Update March 18, 2019

Just take everything exactly as it is, put it in God’s hands, and leave it with him. Then you will be able to rest in him – really rest.” ~ St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Welcome Back! We hope everyone enjoyed a safe and happy week and had time to spend with family and

Weekly Update March 4th, 2019

Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven. For where your treasure is, there your hear will be also. ~Matthew 6.19-21 Pancake Tuesday On Tuesday, March 5, we will be serving pancakes in celebration of Shrove Tuesday. We will be purchasing our pancakes from the Lunch Lady and