On Monday afternoon, we drove to Brooklyn Park to the Planned Parenthood and prayed a rosary and a prayer to end abortion. The area has a low socioeconomic status and there were many signs of economic depression around. We prayed the sorrowful mysteries with reflection specifically relating and interceding for the abortion process - comparing
The adolescent community embarked on a new adventure in beginning their micro-economy with their Catholic peg dolls. One student developed the proposal for the peg dolls and gathered the supplies needed, painted them, packaged them, and ensured they would be ready for sale. With A1 classmates assisting, the adolescents sold the peg dolls at
The article below explains the 3rd plane of development, ages 12-18 and how Maria Montessori's Adolescent theory seeks to build up the "social man." "At the time when we would expect an increase in responsibility, capability, academic performance, and independence, the adolescent appears to regress, and is less able to do what society expects of
Last Tuesday, our two campuses came together to celebrate our Thanksgiving Feast with the elementary and adolescent communities. It was a beautiful sight to see and there was so much joy and laughter present. In the week preceding Thanksgiving, I encouraged the adolescents to share to the Lord what they were grateful for during morning prayer.
The first Annual Adolescent Advent Retreat was on December 6th, 2018, the feast of St. Nicholas. The adolescents drove to St. Paul to receive what the Holy Spirit had in store for them that day. They began the day with community and donuts! Then they opened with the Liturgy of the Hours Morning prayer and praise and worship led by a guest, Luke
On Friday, November 2nd, the Adolescents began a beautiful tradition in the classroom by praying for the poor souls that have gone before. Connected to our religion lesson on the three levels of the church: militant, suffering, triumphant - the adolescents learned that the poor souls in purgatory do not have anyone to pray for them. As a community,