Spiritual Formation

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Blessing the Baby Jesus Tradition

Bless the Baby Jesus is a tradition followed at Christmas time in the Vatican, started by Pope Paul VI in 1969 at St Peter’s Square in Rome. Families bring their figure of the Baby Jesus to the square to be blessed by the Pope during his Sunday Angelus...
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Second Grade Mother and Child Retreat

Our second graders and their moms gathered for their morning retreat November 2. Moms heard a talk given by formation director Jill Swallow on the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist in the context of a relationship with Christ.  Chaplain Father...
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Mother and Child Retreat for First Grade

Our First Grade Mother and Child Retreat took place on Wednesday, October 4. Moms gathered for a spiritual reflection on the Gospel and then joined their children for a snack, a guardian angel craft, a game of charades, and a visit to the chapel to pray...
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Preschool Mother and Child Retreat

Twenty preschool moms attended a morning retreat on September 20 at Everest Academy. After hearing a talk by formation director Jill Swallow, the moms joined their children for a snack and a craft project that reminded the children their guardian angels...
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