Spiritual Formation

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Freshman Girls “Forever Strong”

This week Everest Collegiate’s freshmen girls class attended their class retreat at Queen of the Family Retreat Center in Oxford.  The theme of the retreat was “Forever Strong,” and the girls spent time reflecting on the strength that comes from...
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Fall Athletes Celebrate Assumption

The EC fall athletes returned to practice last week. As a part of the Catholic High School League, faith is essential to all aspects of the students’ lives, including athletics. On August 15, the athletes celebrated the Feast of the Assumption,...
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We Will Never Be the Same

The following is the final guest blog, written by Shawna Rembold, about the 2018 Senior Pilgrimage to the Holy Land: Good afternoon (or night, Israeli time). We have no idea which time zone we should be on, and when or if we should or shouldn’t sleep....
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The Church of the Nativity, Shepherd’s Field, the Visitation and More

Following is the fifth installment from the Holy Land. Today we began with the tall order, waking up some of the students after spending the night in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Then we had the joy of traveling to Bethlehem, which is across the...
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Prayer and Reflection in Holy Places

The fourth blog installment from the Holy Land, written by Shawna Rembold. I know I usually start my emails with “It was a busy day”, but today was one for the books. We had a VERY early start. Wakeup call was at 5 A.M. We had to be dressed...
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A Whirlwind of Historic Sites and a Visit to the Sea

The third installment, written by Jason Tower, of the guest blogs from the senior trip to the Holy Land. Today we had a whirlwind tour of much of the public ministry of Jesus. After a wakeup call an hour earlier than the day before, we left Nazareth and...
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The View from Nazareth

The second of our guest blogs from the Holy Land, this time written by teacher and chaperone Shawna Rembold. This morning we were able to sleep in a little bit. Everyone was asleep by 10:30 P. M. last night and our wake up call was at 7 A.M. this morning....
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Off to the Holy Land!

Following is a guest blog about the Everest Collegiate Senior Trip to the Holy Land in Israel.  The first installment was written by teacher and chaperone Jason Tower. After saying goodbye and getting last minute hugs from parents gathered at DTW airport,...
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