School News & Announcements
“As the journey of Advent continues, as we prepare to celebrate the nativity of Christ, John the Baptist's call to conversion sounds out in our communities. It is a pressing invitation to open our hearts and to welcome the Son of God Who comes among us to make divine judgement manifest. The Father, writes St. John the Evangelist, does not judge anyone, but has entrusted the power of judgement to the Son, because He is the Son of man.” (Catholic Culture)
Let us pray.O Lord, stir up our hearts
that we may prepare for Thy only begotten Son,
that through His coming
we may be made worthy to serve Thee with pure souls.
Through the same Christ our Lord.
For us Catholics, the new Liturgical Year commences with the first Sunday of Advent. In this new liturgical year, the Church not only wishes to indicate the beginning of a period, but the beginning of a renewed commitment to the faith by all those who follow Christ, the Lord.
The Season of Advent is therefore a season of vigilant waiting, that prepares us to welcome the mystery of the Word Incarnate, who will give the ‘Light’ to the womb of the Virgin Mary, but essentially this time prepares us not only to welcome this great event but to incarnate it in our lives. For this reason, let us live this time of waiting not only to celebrate a historical memory but to repeat this memory in our lives and in the service of others. To wait for the Lord who comes, means to wait and to watch so that the Word of Love enters inside us and focuses us every day of our lives. (catholicculture.org)
Operation Christmas Child!
Christmas Shoeboxes for Shepherds of Good Hope.
Our school council is hosting a fun filled Indigo Night at Barrhaven's Indigo Store on from see the attached flyer)..
This will be a great fundraising event to raise money to support the school while getting your Christmas shopping done.
15% of supporters sales will go back to our school council!!!!
Come and stock up on stocking stuffers, teacher gifts, and so much more!
We look forward to seeing you all there!
St. Andrew Parent Council