From the Principal

What Do You Want of Me, Lord?

Dear Parents, On behalf of all the staff at St. Paul School, as well as Msgr. Luterbach and Fr. Benedict, we welcome you to a new school year!  It is a sincere pleasure and honour to serve another year as your Principal.  This year our Archdiocesan theme is “What do you want of me, Lord?”.  […]

Happy Summer!

Summer has arrived!  We now have some time to enjoy the sunshine, spend time with family, visit new places, and try new things.  I encourage everyone to do as much of this as you can, for before we know it, these hardworking teachers will be coming back in through the front doors to prepare for […]

And suddenly it’s June.

In these last few weeks teachers are busy using their evenings and weekends to complete assessments, write Communicating Student Learning progress reports, plan year end activities, and wrap up the school year.  June is a busy month, but also brings with it a sense of achievement and reward.  This year has brought many wonderful things […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

In the church for the month of May we honour Jesus’ mother Mary.  Through all of His suffering, she was always by His side to love and support Him.  We too should look to our own mothers and give them the respect and appreciation they truly deserve.  My own Mom celebrated her 82nd birthday this year, […]

Sexuality and Your Child

This coming Monday evening we have a very important parent meeting for all parents in Grades 4 to 7.  We are all aware that parents are the first teachers of their children, and helping children form a healthy understanding of human relationships, sexuality, and dating through the lens of our Catholic faith is of significant importance.  It […]

Alleluia!

This coming Easter Sunday we will be able to proclaim Alleluia, Alleluia! Christ is Risen!  This is the truth on which we build our faith, and now we are challenged to proclaim and live this truth, which is not as easy as it sounds.  Looking back to Holy Week at our school, I would like […]

Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. Genesis 3:19

As we break for Spring Break today, we continue to reflect during this Lenten season.  During Lent we observe a period of fasting, repentance, moderation, and spiritual discipline.  Making God the centre of our life is what the Lenten Season is all about, and when we do this, then we are ready to do His […]

Yesterday was Pink Day, in support of anti-bullying.  I have shared this in my principal’s message before, but it is surely worth sharing again.  For those who aren’t aware, here is how Pink Day came to be:  It started in a high school in Nova Scotia, where a new Gr. 9 student was teased by […]

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