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The Regis School’s Annual Fall Social Awareness Service Day
In what has become a tradition at Regis, on Monday, November 21, the school community spent the entire school day engaged in age-appropriate service projects to benefit Houston’s homeless and hungry served by various local charities. Houston Food Bank, Holy Cross Lutheran Church Food Pantry, Lord of the Streets Outreach Program, Feed the Children Warehouse, Kids’ Meals, Emergency Aid Coalition, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, and Project RESPECT all benefited from the students’ efforts.
Lady Gaga hosts Thanksgiving Special at her Alma Mater, the Convent of the Sacred Heart, 91st Street, New York
The 90-minute special (Nov. 24, 9:30 p.m. ET) also featured an interview with Katie Couric, who sat down at Gaga's alma mater, Sacred Heart Catholic School in Manhattan. The women discussed her music, her relationships and her life in the spotlight.
On October 20, 2011, The Rosary dedicated its new Arts and Athletics Complex which was made possible by the funds raised through the “ Continuing Our Excellence...Academics, Arts, Athletics” Capital Campaign positioning the school for the future. Festivities began with a procession on banners honoring St. Madeleine Sophie, Cor Unum, the Holy Spirit, Caritas, Alumnae, and Academics Arts and Athletics. Next, came items that were placed in a time capsule to be opened 50 years from now. The traditional Mater mass was celebrated by Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond.
At a ceremony today at Convent of the Sacred Heart (CSH), an independent Catholic day school for girls, members of the CSH community and representatives of the Society of the Sacred Heart celebrated the completion of a transaction that transfers title to the entire 110 acres of land on which the campus is located from the Society to the School.
Fifty-six International Heads of School from 15 (fifteen) countries are currently meeting in Taiwan, hosted by the Sacred Heart School in Taiwan, Pali. The conference schedule is from Thursday, October 20-Monday, October 24, 2011.
Duchesne Academy Upper School English and Social Awareness teacher, Sr. Sharon Karam, received the 2011 "Trés Bien" Award from the Schools of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana.
She was voted by the Alumnae Association as outstanding alumna. As a teenager, Sr. Karam boarded at the 5th-12th grade school for two years and graduated with the class of 1962. She returned as a teacher from 1977 to 1981. Alumnae Director, Linzee Lagrange (photo), who presented the award, was Sr. Karam's student.
Mission Immersion program scheduled for Sacred Heart Educators
(Tentative Dates: June 24, 2012 – July 10, 2012)
We are excited to tell you about a collaborative opportunity being organized by the USA Mission Support Office for the RSCJ mission in Uganda.
In a reciprocal relationship, Sacred Heart faculty from the United States will enter into the Ugandan culture and meet part of our African Sacred Heart family. They will learn from those they meet, and have opportunities to share, to serve, to grow.
Barbara Dawson, RSCJ, will be the next provincial of the United States Province of the Society of the Sacred Heart.
Much has been written about farm life in winter, but few have the experience. The season of winter is a very special time when the earth rests beneath layers of snow and ice and the temperature is less than friendly to most creatures. It is a time when animals, young and old require more care, and all our attention is to help them thrive. Become a farmer with us in the toughest season of the year and rise to the challenges of the frozen landscape. Discover your best friends: food and warmth.
In their effort to financially support the Friends of Old St. Ferdinand Shrine in Florissant, and as a way to build community across the Rosary and Mater campuses at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, faculty and staff members are participating in a New Orleans Saints football pool fundraiser. They will donate $1000 of the fundraiser proceeds to the Friends of Old St. Ferdinand Shrine, and an anonymous donor has offered to match the donation. Contributions to the Friends of Old St. Ferdinand help finance the restoration of the buildings in Florissant, Missouri, where St.