School News & Announcements

Video Message from the Most Rev. Terrence Prendergast, SJ Archbishop of Ottawa

posted Apr 28, 2017, 10:59 AM by Michael Schreider   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 11:22 AM ]

Catholic Education week begin on Sunday April 30.  Please listen to the video message from the Archbishop of Ottawa.  Click on the following link:


Catholic Education Week - May 1st - 5th Calender of Events

posted Apr 27, 2017, 8:08 AM by Michael Schreider   [ updated Apr 27, 2017, 8:15 AM ]

Please see the attached calendar of events for Catholic Education Week and invitation to our Annual Muffin Breakfast.

Earth Day - School Ground Cleaning April 29th

posted Apr 26, 2017, 9:09 AM by Michael Schreider   [ updated Apr 26, 2017, 10:20 AM ]

School Council with the assistance of the School Eco Team are planning a clean up of the school grounds on Saturday April 29 from 9 am to noon.  Food and drinks will be provided.  Come join the fun and volunteer in our community.

Easter Blessings

posted Apr 17, 2017, 6:14 PM by Michael Schreider

May this Easter Season be one of renewal and belief in His words.

Holy Week Schedule at St. Monica Parish

posted Apr 13, 2017, 5:13 AM by Michael Schreider   [ updated Apr 13, 2017, 5:14 AM ]

The following is Holy Week schedule at St. Monica Parish:

Thursday April 13 
7:00pmPaschal Triduum
Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper
11:30pmAdoration until night prayer
Friday April 14
3:00pmGood Friday Passion Service
7:00pmStations of the Cross
Saturday April 15
8:00pmEaster Vigil Mass (no Confessions)
Sunday April 16
9:00 amEaster Sunday Masses  
11:00 am


Tuesday March 7 - Busses Cancelled

posted Mar 7, 2017, 3:17 AM by Michael Schreider

OSTA has cancelled bus and small transportation to and from schools today.    Icy road condition -- particularly in the west -- is the reason.  There is glare ice with rainfall on top making it very treacherous.  Please remember that if you drop your child off at school, you will need to pick them up at the end of the day.  Safe travels!

Ash Wednesday

posted Mar 1, 2017, 6:24 AM by Michael Schreider

Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer. Ash Wednesday takes place 46 days before Easter Sunday, and is chiefly observed by Catholics, although many other Christians observe it too.

Ash Wednesday comes from the ancient Jewish tradition of penance and fasting. The practice includes the wearing of ashes on the head. The ashes symbolize the dust from which God made us. Ashes also symbolize grief, in this case, grief that we have sinned and caused division from God.  Ashes are also a symbol of penance made sacramental by the blessing of the Church, and they help us develop a spirit of humility and sacrifice.Writings from the Second-century Church refer to the wearing of ashes as a sign of penance.

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. It is a season of penance, reflection, and fasting which prepares us for Christ's Resurrection on Easter Sunday, through which we attain redemption.

Family Day - Monday February 20

posted Feb 17, 2017, 12:50 PM by Michael Schreider

Just a reminder that the school is closed Monday February 20 for the Family Day Holiday.  May you all enjoy your time with your families!

School News January 9th

posted Jan 10, 2017, 7:37 AM by Michael Schreider   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 7:38 AM ]

Please see the attached school news in both word and pdf foramats for week of January 9th.  Welcome Back and enjoy the rest of the week!

St. Andrew School Christmas Message

posted Dec 23, 2016, 7:56 AM by Michael Schreider   [ updated Dec 23, 2016, 7:58 AM ]

Please find attached the school's Christmas Message. On behalf of St. Andrew School, we hope that this Christmas Season will be filled with love, peace, hope and joy.

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