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.
Every Friday, the school attends holy Mass at our local parish, St. Mary's. Parents and teachers then carpool students back to the school.
Little Flowers Girls' Club is a Catholic Girl Scout alternative for girls ages 5 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 of 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. We have been meeting every other week, but hope to meet weekly next year.
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.
Each year, on or around November 1st, the Academy celebrates All Saints' Day through a special in-school parade and luncheon.
Every day, the entire school gathers in the morning and at lunch time for prayer. In the morning, we dedicate our day to our Lord by praying the morning offering together. At lunch time, we pray the Angelus as well as the Before Meal prayer. During certain liturgical seasons such as Advent and Lent, we also pray special prayers to help us live the liturgical year with the Church. Teachers also lead prayer in their classrooms several times a day.
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