May 18, 2018  |  By THERESA WARD
COLORADO SPRINGS. Preschoolers who shared snacks out of their backpacks with firefighters were a small part of an outpouring of generosity that happened when the Divine Redeemer community mobilized to help a member of the parish staff who lost her home in a wildfire.
May 4, 2018  |  By AMY PARTAIN
COLORADO SPRINGS. Not many high school juniors can say that they’ve been a part of their school’s baseball team for more than 10 years. But St. Mary’s High School junior Nick Baca has a hard time remembering a time in his life when St. Mary’s baseball wasn’t a part of it. He started as a bat boy at the age of five and continued in that role until he was 12. When he entered St. Mary’s as a freshman in 2015-2016, he resumed his Pirate baseball career.
April 20, 2018  |  By AMY PARTAIN
COLORADO SPRINGS. As Christians we are called to serve without seeking recognition for that service. As Paul wrote in Philippians, “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interest of others. Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus” (Philippians 2:3-5, NIV).
March 20, 2018  |  By AMY PARTAIN
COLORADO SPRINGS. Karolyn Grimes’ most famous line from her days in Hollywood — “Look, Daddy! Teacher says, ‘Everytime a bell rings an angel gets his wings’”— concludes the harrowing story of George Bailey in the Frank Capra classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life.” On April 14, Grimes will bring some of that old Hollywood magic to the St. Mary’s High School Annual Gala, which this year is themed “Lights. Camera. Auction.”
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February 16, 2018  |  By AMY PARTAIN
COLORADO SPRINGS. The 2018-2019 school year is bringing some fun new, or returning, courses to the line-up at St. Mary’s High School. These offerings include several fine arts courses and the return of French. Offering fun and informative electives is all part of St. Mary’s mission to educate the whole student.
February 2, 2018  |  By AMY PARTAIN
COLORADO SPRINGS. Sometimes success comes with being presented the right opportunities. Alexander Hamilton is a prime example, achieving great things thanks to the generosity of sponsors who provided him an education he couldn’t have accessed without financial assistance from generous benefactors. Now St. Mary’s High School is providing similar opportunities to students through its new Hamilton Scholar program.
COLORADO SPRINGS. Catholic Schools Week will be observed Jan. 28-Feb. 2 this year. The annual All Schools Mass, which will be celebrated by Bishop Michael Sheridan, is Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. at St. Dominic Parish in Security. Following is a listing of the various activities planned by schools in the diocese for Catholic Schools Week.
January 19, 2018  |  By AMY PARTAIN
COLORADO SPRINGS. Last January, hundreds of Catholic students in the Colorado Springs area converged on St. Mary’s High School for Embrace Vocations Day to learn more about discerning God’s will for their lives as they continue their faith journey. St. Mary’s is again hosting the diocesan-wide Embrace Vocations Day on Jan. 30, with this year’s theme being “Discernment and Calling: How Do I Live Out God’s Plan?”
December 15, 2017  |  By SANDRA RIVERA
COLORADO SPRINGS. The St. Paul Catholic School Community feels thankful every day for the many gifts it is given. That was especially true during the month of November.
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