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Thanksgiving Prayer for Families

Posted on November 23, 2020 in: General News

Loving God, who created and sustains the universe, who loved us all into being, and who gives us every good thing, we thank you for the blessings that you bring into our lives. We thank you for the gift of life itself, which you gave us in our mothers’ wombs. We thank you for the fresh start of each new day, which is a sign of your renewing and creative love. And we thank you for our friends, our families, our neighbors and our coworkers, whose human love is an image of your divine care. that you bring into our lives. We thank you for the gift of life itself, which you ...

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Assumption School Newspaper

Posted on November 18, 2020 in: General News

Assumption school is proud to announce that a school newspaper is coming! Recently, a group of five seventh grade girls came up with the idea to form a newspaper. Immediately, they established a plan, arranged meetings and researched information on how to create a school paper. After about a month of working the editors for the upcoming newspaper, Ava Grossman, Madison Huff, Gabby Keithley, Anna Kleckner, and Sydney Moore established everything required to set their plan in motion. Their goal is to create a student run newspaper that would be distributed online to grades 3-8, and would be written by students of grades 7 an...

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Veteran's Day Essay Contest

Posted on November 10, 2020 in: General News

                  The St. Barnabas Holy Name Men’s Group sponsors a Veteran’s Essay Contest each year at Assumption.  The group determines a question(s) which need to be addressed in the essay and requires a minimum of 100 words.  Spelling and grammar are important in the process of their review and selection of the winners.  Both our 7th and 8th grade students have participated this year’s contest.  The question:  What do the American Flag and the Pledge of Allegiance mean to you? Following the end of our Veteran’s Day Pray...

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6th Grade Vocations

Posted on November 05, 2020 in: General News

The 6th graders are asked to pray with their families in search of a vocation, whether religious life, single life, or married life. Research supports that those choosing religious life first considered these vocations around 6th grade.  We provide information on what a “vocation” is and how to discern so that each 6th grader may best serve God and others. Who’s Entering RELIGIOUS Life? Just who is considering religious life is tracked by a number of different organizations, including the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USC...

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Prayer Chalice

Posted on November 05, 2020 in: General News

Throughout fall, on a weekly basis, one second grade student in each class takes home a Prayer Chalice so it may be “filled with prayers”.   As members of the class receiving the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist this year, students also receive a binder of prayers to help each family deepen their appreciation for the Eucharist.  All families review of materials with their child and discuss the importance of Eucharistic Adoration, as well as some worship aides that help our students discover the meaning in this beautiful devotion. Here is one of the “Celebrating First Eucharist” pray...

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