Weekly Update

January 24, 2020 Update

If we lose our memory, we destroy the future. The anniversary of the indescribable cruelty humanity discovered 75 years ago is a call to stop, be silent and make memory. We need this to not become indifferent. – Pope Francis We need to remember the Holocaust to not become indifferent.  The year 2020 marks 75

January 17, 2020 Update

A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows – St. Francis of Assisi – The Halton Catholic District School Board has provided a link on our school website to assist parents with accessing the most up to date information regarding labour negotiations.  You can access this information here:  Labour Negotiations A reminder that

January 10, 2020 Update

For the year 2020 the message is this: ‘Peace as a journey of hope’, a journey in which progress is made through dialogue, reconciliation and ecological conversion – Pope Francis Our Focus on Faith theme for January is Human Rights and Responsibilities.  Our grade 6 students will lead our liturgy on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

December 19, 2019 Update

When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go, then, to Bethlehem to see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord has made known to us.” So they went in haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the manger. Luke 2:15-16 Thank you

December 13, 2019 Update

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your

December 6, 2019 Update

The giver of every good and perfect gift has called upon us to mimic His giving, by grace, through faith, and this is not of ourselves. ~ St. Nicholas ~ During the second week of Advent, we reflect on peace as Christ entered our world as the Prince of Peace. During Advent, we strive to

November 29, 2019 Update

This holy season trumpets God’s extravagant love for us, a love beyond reckoning. Into our beautiful yet wounded world comes Emmanuel, God-with-us, carrying the promise of fresh hope to enliven our hearts. No matter how broken or seemingly hopeless our world may sometimes seem, the Advent messages are rich with joyous expectation and longing, insisting

November 21, 2019 Update

The mission of schools is to develop a sense of truth, of what is good and beautiful. And this occurs through a rich path made up of many ingredients. – Pope Francis – As a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. St. Francis of Assisi School and our parent community have

November 15, 2019 Update

Faithful friends are a sturdy shelter: whoever finds one has found a treasure.  Faithful friends are beyond price; no amount can balance their worth. Sirach 6:14-15 Progress Reports for Grade 1-8 and Kindergarten Communication of Learning:  Initial Observations will be shared on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.  The opportunity to schedule an interview with your child’s

November 8, 2019 Update

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy. ~ St. Francis of Assisi ~ On Monday, November 11, 2019, our school will