Mountaineer Moments

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April Mountaineers of the Month

Congratulations to the April Mountaineers of the Month! Our elementary students exemplified the virtue of the month of cheerfulness. Cheerfulness is the virtue through which I choose to receive the joy God gives me even in hard moments. When I am filled...
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Walking Where Jesus Walked

“Here’s a question for you:  what do you call the Sea of Galilee? … Give up? … Lake Galilee!  Yes, it is really a fresh water lake filled with at least 32 varieties of fish! Our wake up today was at 6:00 A.M. We’re told that’s the...
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Beginning Holy Week in the Holy Land

“We awoke early for a simple but filling breakfast then a walk right next door to the Basilica of the Annunciation. As our tour guide, Hani, told us, we were beginning our pilgrimage where Mary began her journey with Jesus – in her home in Nazareth....
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Preparing Our Hearts Together

Everest Academy students have been helping younger students to prepare for Holy Week. Religion teacher Mrs. Radich paired the students up to make crosses together and pray the Stations of the Cross together. Fourth-grade students worked with preschoolers...
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Living Our Best Lent

“During Lent, we are asked to devote ourselves to seeking the Lord in prayer and reading Scripture, to service by giving alms, and to sacrifice self-control through fasting. Many know of the tradition of abstaining from meat on Fridays during Lent,...
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And They’re Off…

Enjoy the series of blogs over this next week as the Everest community accompanies the Class of 2019 on their annual senior pilgrimage to the Holy Land. This guest post is written by Mrs. Kathie Nalepa. “Our band of pilgrims departed Detroit on...
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