Weekly Updates

Weekly Update: April 6, 2020

“Living Holy Week following Jesus means learning how to come out of ourselves to reach out to others, to go to the outskirts of existence, to be the first to move towards our brothers and sisters, especially those who are most distant, those who are forgotten, those who are most in need of understanding, consolation

Weekly Update: March 9, 2020

Your greatest contribution to the Kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise.  Andy Stanley Lost and Found Items Our lost and found items will be on display in the front foyer, this week, for students and parents to go through and claim any personal items.  Any items left at

Weekly Update: March 2, 2020

Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy ~ Pope Francis Labour Negotiations Update- March 5 Our school will be CLOSED to students on Thursday, March 5, 2020 as a result of the recent announcement by OECTA of a province-wide, one-day full withdrawal of services.  Thank you for your patience and understanding during

Weekly Update: February 24, 2020

“A disciple is someone who follows a leader. We are Jesus’ disciples when we follow in his footsteps” ~Stephenie Hovland This week we begin our Lenten journey. Disciplined by penance, strengthened by our spirituality, we come to know that Lent is a time of the Lord’s favour, a time of conversation and growth. As a

Weekly Update: February 17

“In everything do to others as you would have them do to you, for this is the law and the prophets.” ~ Matthew 7:12 Family Day Holiday- Feb. 17 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

Weekly Update: February 10, 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 Valentine Spirit Day- Feb. 13 To support the St. Vincent De Paul Society of St. Matthew Church, students are encouraged to wear red, white or pink on

Weekly Update: February 3, 2020

Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists they become the best they can possibly be.” ~ Rita Pierson Thank you to our School Council for hosting our Family STEM Night. It was wonderful to see so many of our students

Weekly Update: January 27, 2020

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~ Mother Teresa International Holocaust Memorial Day- Jan. 27 Tomorrow, Monday, January 27th, the St. Mary School Community, together with our HCDSB, will recognize and participate in the International Holocaust Memorial Day commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred

Weekly Update: January 20, 2020

“Bear with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgive each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” ~ Colossians 3:13 Labour Negotiations Update Our school will be CLOSED to students on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 as a result of the recent announcement by OECTA of a province-wide, one-day full withdrawal of

Weekly Update: January 13

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” Gratitude Due to your generous support of our Angel Tree, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Matthew Church was able to help over 400 people, distributing over $33,000 in gift cards to our neighbor in need.