Weekly Update

Weekly Update May 3, 2021

“Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.“ (Isaiah 40:31) Catholic Education Week: May 2 – 7, 2021 The theme for Catholic Education Week 2021, “Nurturing Hope,” reminds us that publicly funded Catholic education is a call to service. Regardless of our position or our responsibilities within Catholic education, our role is a

Weekly Update April 26, 2021

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 15:13) Thank you to our students, their parents, and our staff for ALL of your efforts and especially patience in a successful return to Remote Learning!

Weekly Update April 19, 2021

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt Teacher-Led Remote Learning Begins for ALL Students On April 12, 2021, the Premier of Ontario announced that all Ontario elementary and secondary schools will be moving to remote

Weekly Update April 5, 2021

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song. ~ Pope John Paul II Easter Monday- April 5th 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!

Weekly Update March 29, 2021

I have set you an example so that you should do as I have done for you. John 13-16 Holy Week Palm Sunday marks the beginning of one of the most significant weeks in our liturgical lives.  As we hear the gospels of Palm Sunday and Holy Week we are called to enter into these historical events as if we were actually there with

Weekly Update March 22, 2021

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 Fifth Week Of Lent The fifth Sunday of Lent is sometimes called Passion Sunday, marking the beginning of the two-week period called Passiontide. In today’s gospel reading, (John 12:20-33), Jesus

Weekly Update March 15, 2021

During Lent, let us find concrete ways to overcome our indifference.” ~Pope Francis Fourth Week of Lent The fourth Sunday of Lent is sometimes called Laetare Sunday. Laetare is a Latin word that means “rejoice.” Even as we observe our Lenten sacrifices, we rejoice in anticipation of the joy that will be ours at Easter. The message in the second

Weekly Update March 9, 2021

“We can support one another & face every kind of challenge with courage & hope when we draw our strength from Jesus.” ~ Pope Francis Third Week Of Lent This week’s gospel shows us an image of Jesus that is fierce and challenging. When he sees the that the temple has been desecrated by moneychangers and marketplace

Weekly Update March 1st, 2021

Justice is what love looks like in public. ~ Cornel West February 28th – Second Sunday of Lent In this week’s gospel, Jesus brings Peter, James and John on a hike up a mountain.  There they see Jesus is transfigured.  His clothing becomes dazzling white and just like at his baptism, they hear a voice

Weekly Update February 22, 2021

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of education ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Black History Month As we come to the last week of another Black History Month at St. Andrew School, we realize that our diversity is