Two Schools United by Love

St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School’s (SMMCS) and their sister school, the Peace Orphanage (Orfanatorio La Paz) are united by a special bond of caring and love. Through its efforts, SMMCS students are living out the Corporal and Spiritual Works …

Faith and Science   

Science and faith are often clashing topics, but they don’t have to be. Using the knowledge and wisdom from our Catholic faith and information we have gathered through science, humans have come closer and closer in the understanding of our …

Students go about “Living Gospel Values”

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS | On Wednesday, January 22, , the entire 8th grade class of St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School went to several different sites on a field trip encouraging “Living Gospel Values”. On this field trip, the children traveled …

Visit to shrine opens window to faith through art

Did you know that a church is not only a place for solemn prayer and worship, but also a place where art and music fill the air? The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe is …

Intimate Masses Celebrated Throughout the Year

Experiencing Mass in a small setting is the new norm at St. Joseph Catholic School (SJCS) in Winter Haven. Since the start of the school year, Pastor Father Jimson Varghese has been hosting a “class Mass” for students in every …

Catholic Schools Week  – More Than Fun and Games

Catholic Schools Week may have only lasted seven days (Jan. 26 – Feb. 1), but at Holy Family in Orlando, the preparation for this event-filled week started more than a month prior to events. From designing field day stations, to …

Catechesis prepares students for Sacrament of Confirmation

Twenty-four students at Sacred Heart Catholic Church are preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Of those, 21  candidates are eighth-graders at Sacred Heart Catholic School.

As part of the catechesis, all involved are required to participate in gatherings that cover …

Students travel in time to life of Christ

St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School seventh-graders stepped back in time January 14 while visiting The Holy Land Experience. From bibles to performances bringing the life and times of Christ to life, the students learned and imagined what it was like …

Growing in Catholic identity through prayer

Every first Monday of the month, Sacred Heart Catholic School students, teachers, and parents get together as a school community for a ‘prayer at the pole.’ The prayer services prepared by religion teacher Mrs. Maria Bilodeau and Principal Mrs. Shelley …