SCHOOL OPENING CELEBRATION
Our School Opening Celebration was held at St. Mathew Parish on September 22 @ 9:15 AM. All family members were welcome to join us in celebrating the beginning of a new school year. We were blessed to have Father Paul preside in this Eucharistic Celebration.
Our Thanksgiving Celebration took place on Thursday, October 6th at 10:00 AM in the school gym. Thank you to those parents who came to celebrate with us. During the week of October 3rd, we collected cereal boxes to support the healthy breakfast program at St. Francis of Assisi School. Thank you for all your cereal box donations in support of this local social justice project.
NO STONE LEFT ALONE
Our Remembrance Day ceremony took place on Monday, November 7th. We went to the Edmonton Municipal Cemetery and took part in the program No Stone Left Alone. Parents were more than welcome to meet us at the cemetery where the program began at 10:30 AM and lasted approximately 40 minutes.
Our Advent celebration took place on Thursday, December 1st at 10:15 AM in the school gym. The theme was "I came as a light to shine on this world." We lit our first advent candle and were reminded of all the symbols within the Advent wreath.
We continued with weekly celebrations in our classrooms led over the intercom during morning announcements.
FAMILY ADVENT MASS
Our Family Advent Mass took place at St. Matthew's Parish on Monday, December 12th at 7:00 PM. Each class sang a song as part of the mass. Students participated in some readings as well. Once again, we were blessed to be able to share in this very special Eucharistic celebration with our St. Anne families.
ASH WEDNESDAY CELEBRATION
Father Paul joined us for our Ash Wednesday Celebration on March 1st at 10:15 AM. Together we celebrated the beginning of Lent, an important time in our Liturgical calendar.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS
On Thursday, April 13th, the Grade 4-6 students lead us in bringing to life the Stations of the Cross. It was a beautiful and reverent Passion play!
To celebrate the season of Easter and celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, Father Paul joined us on April 20th at 11:15 AM.
May, we take the time to honor Mary, the Mother of Jesus. We hope you will join
us for our Celebration of Mary on Friday, May 12th at 9:45 AM.
On Wednesday, June 28th at 9:45 AM, we will be celebrating a Yearend Mass at St. Matthew Church. Please join us as we celebrate together the end of our 2016- 2017 school year.