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Grades 5-8 Religion
Grades 5 - 8 students and parents should visit this webpage daily for Religion homework assignments and projects as well as links to faith enrichment activities and text book overview links.
God Bless you,
Regina Caeli: English and Latin
This is one of four Marian antiphons, with following versicles and prayers, traditionally said or sung after night prayer, immediately before going to sleep. It is said throughout Eastertide. (That is, from Easter Day through Pentecost, the seventh Sunday after Easter.
The Regina caeli is also said in place of the Angelus during Eastertide.
Queen of Heaven
V. Queen of Heaven, rejoice, alleluia.
Let us pray. O God, who gave joy to the world through the resurrection of Thy Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, grant we beseech Thee, that through the intercession of the Virgin Mary, His Mother, we may obtain the joys of everlasting life. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
V. Regina caeli, laetare, alleluia.
V. Gaude et laetare, Virgo Maria, alleluia.
Oremus. Deus, qui per resurrectionem Filii tui, Domini nostri Iesu Christi, mundum laetificare dignatus es: praesta, quaesumus; ut per eius Genetricem Virginem Mariam, perpetuae capiamus gaudia vitae. Per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.
Smoke billowed from the chimney at 7:07 p.m. (2:07 p.m. ET) on March 13,2013, the second day of behind-closed-doors voting at the Papal Conclave in Rome.
The cardinals are thought to have taken five ballots to reach the two-thirds of the vote necessary for a decision.
Tenemos una Papa!
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina becomes
Pope Francis I
"And now, let us start this journey, bishop and people, bishop and people, this journey of the Church of Rome, which leads all the Churches in charity, a journey of fraternity, of love, of trust among us.
"Let us always pray for us, one for the other, let us pray for the whole world, so that there may be a great fraternity. I hope that this journey of the Church that we begin today and which my cardinal vicar, who is here with me, will help me with, may be fruitful for the evangelization of this beautiful city."
Pope Francis I ~ 3/13/2013
+May you serve the Church long in peace and unity, Pope Francis I! Amen+
Pope Francis I blesses the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.
Saint Mary School will hold you in our hearts and prayers, Most Holy Shepherd.
Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus
O God, true shepherd of all the faithful,
Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus
We give you thanks for your grace at work in him
Grant him your strength in frailty, comfort in sorrow,
A Cuddle and a Prayer
Congratulations to all on another very successful Blankie Workshop! You live your faith in such a beautiful way, spreading God's love and peace around the world.
You can view our recent Blankie Workshop at the following link to "Crossroads Magazine", the Television program of the Office of Radio and Telelvision for the Achdiocese of Hartford
See programming regarding the Pope, live and archived at:
See programming regarding the Pope,
live and archived at:
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Catholic TV Kids Club
Please check out the link below for some
Catholic based viewing options for children:
APRIL in the Year of Faith
Gospel Value Theme:
The Miriam Webster Online Dictionary definition of the words: reconcile and reconciliation:
Year of Faith
October 2012 - November 2013
Pope Benedict XVI declared a Year of Faith beginning October 11, 2012 and concluding on November 24, 2013. In the Year of Faith, October 11, 2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council and the twentieth anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. During this Year of Faith, the Office of Catholic Schools will promote the study, reflection, and action on:
GOSPEL VALUE THEMES
Each of the following Gospel themes will be presented one month in advance in the eNewsletter,Vision along with resources for consideration.
October: Faith November: Hope December: Love
January: Community February: Justice
March: Courage April: ReconcilliationMay: Service: Service
Exposition is a manner of honoring the Holy Eucharist, by exposing It, with proper solemnity, to the view of the faithful in order that they may pray their devotions before It.
Catholic Devotions may include : Catholic prayers,
Holy Rosary, Holy Eucharist, sacramentals, scapulars,
the Eucharist, Stations of the cross, First Fridays,
First Saturdays, Divine Mercy, prayers, meditations,
For more information on Eucharistic Education and Adoration visit: http://www.therealpresence.org/
Two new American Saints -
Canonized on October 21, 2012
Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Saint Marianne Cope
First Native American Saint Worked with lepers in Hawaii
Click on the link below for more information on these two saints and for "Stepping Stones to Official Sainthood":
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