67051 Sunnyside Rd.
Montrose, CO 81401
A Private Academy
in the Catholic Tradition
During Lent, we invite parents and friends to pray the Stations of the Cross with us and then to join us in a soup and bread luncheon.
Each year the Academy celebrates All Saints' Day (November 1st) through a special in-school parade and luncheon.
The Crusaders for Life Club provides opportunities for students to help proclaim and defend the Right to Life of all human persons. Activities include the Respect Life Essay Contest, Life Chain, and assisting Life Choices with needed donations of maternal and baby items.
The entire school gathers in morning assembly to begin each day with prayer. Each morning we dedicate our day to our Lord by praying a daily offering and other morning prayers together. At lunch time, we pray the Angelus before the meal blessing. In harmony with liturgical seasons such as Advent and Lent, students participate in special devotions (e.g., stations of the cross) to help us live the liturgical year with the Church. Teachers also lead prayer (e.g., the holy rosary) in their classrooms throughout day. Following in the footsteps of Pope St. John Paul the Great, we seek to fulfill the motto Totus Tuus through consecration to Jesus through Mary.
Every Friday, the school attends the Divine Liturgy (Mass) at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Montrose. Middle school students remain for thirty minutes of Eucharistic adoration and the holy rosary after Mass. All grade levels are encouraged to make periodic visits to Jesus present in the Blessed Sacrament are grade levels spend extra time with Jesus in Eucharistic adoration available each Friday at the parish.
Little Flowers Girls' Club is a Catholic Girl Scout alternative for girls ages five and up that teaches virtues through Scripture, saints' biographies, and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Based on the 1906 Catholic classic "The Catholic Girls' Guide" by Fr. F.X. Lasance, and the spirituality of St. Therese, the Little Flower of Lisieux, this beautiful, authentically Catholic program, has delighted and instilled in our girls a love for Christ and our Catholic Faith.
Little Flowers Girls' Club program consists of four years of study: Wreaths I, II, III and IV. Every Wreath of study consist of nine virtues each.
Badges and medals for the virtues are earned by studying the saint associated with the virtue, memorizing relevant Scripture verses, praying novenas, and performing community service. There are also "Patron Saint Badges" for cooking, music, aviation, woodworking, etc.
Finally, we hold a camp each summer.
Pope John Paul II
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