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Celebrating the risen Christ – April 2018

But whoever keeps his word, the love of God is truly perfected in him. This is the way we may know that we are in union with him: whoever claims to abide in him ought to live [just] as he lived. 1 John 2:5,6   My Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Peace be with you!  … Continue reading "Celebrating the risen Christ – April 2018"

Eco Club takes care of God’s creation

The St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School Eco Club in Altamonte Springs is working hard to ensure the care of God’s creation. The Eco Club is a group of fifth- through eighth-graders that do community service in order to help St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School in Altamonte Springs go green. They inform the student body about … Continue reading "Eco Club takes care of God’s creation"

Celebrando al Cristo resucitado – Abril 2018

Pero en aquel que cumple su palabra, el amor de Dios ha llegado verdaderamente a su plenitud. Esta es la señal de que vivimos en él. El que dice que permanece en él, debe proceder como él. 1 Juan 2:5-6 Mis hermanas y hermanos en Cristo: ¡La paz este con ustedes! Durante esta gloriosa temporada … Continue reading "Celebrando al Cristo resucitado – Abril 2018"

Pascua – Marzo 2018

Pero ellos le insistieron: «Quédate con nosotros, porque ya es tarde y el día se acaba». El entró y se quedó con ellos. Y estando a la mesa, tomó el pan y pronunció la bendición; luego lo partió y se lo dio. Entonces los ojos de los discípulos se abrieron y lo reconocieron, pero él … Continue reading "Pascua – Marzo 2018"

Living Rosary: Praying for peace as a community

On Thursday, October 5, Sacred Heart Catholic School teachers, students, and families gathered in the school gym for the annual living rosary. Sixty-one students made up the living rosary.  As each bead prayer is recited, the ‘student bead’ stand up, lights a candle, and offers a flower to the statue of the Virgin Mary placed … Continue reading "Living Rosary: Praying for peace as a community"

Reflection on Mary, the Exemplary Mother

There is no mother who does not want to live as Mary did. No mom – no queen – will ever be as whole, ever be as pure, ever be as full of faith as her. She is truly the Queen of the Universe. When the angel Gabriel came, Mary’s faith in God never wavered. … Continue reading "Reflection on Mary, the Exemplary Mother"

Chrism Homily – March 2018

Chrism Mass Homily of Bishop John Noonan March 28, 2018, St. James Cathedral Pope Francis being a Jesuit and trained in Jesuit spirituality said, “The senses help us to grasp reality and at the same time to situate ourselves in reality. Not by chance did Saint Ignatius appeal to the senses for the contemplation of the mysteries of Christ and truth.” Each year we come together as is our custom to celebrate the … Continue reading "Chrism Homily – March 2018"

D.C. trip teaches students about faith and civics

On February 25, 2018, the seventh and eighth-graders, three faculty members, as well as Father Jeremiah Payne, pastor of Saint Joseph Catholic School in Palm Bay, went to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C. This was one of the stops in their four-day, Washington D.C. trip. Every other … Continue reading "D.C. trip teaches students about faith and civics"

A promise to St. Joseph fulfilled

On March 19, members and students of the Saint Joseph Catholic School community in Palm Bay gathered for a celebration of Mass to honor the feast day of Saint Joseph. In addition to a Mass, the community also honored Saint Joseph with an altar made by parishioner Gloria Ferrante. Although this altar is humble in … Continue reading "A promise to St. Joseph fulfilled"

First grade spreads joy to elderly residents

The first grade students at Saint Joseph Catholic School, Palm Bay, displayed kindness and compassion while evangelizing to the residents of the Palms Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. The students sang and performed in hopes the residents watching would find God in their lives. The students went to “care for the sick,” one of the corporal … Continue reading "First grade spreads joy to elderly residents"