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Important

Three for I.C.!!

Tuesday, December 6th through Thursday, December 8th Last year, our school started off Pope Francis’s Year of Mercy with a fundraiser titled “Five Days of Merry Mercy.” The Year of Mercy is officially coming to an end next week, but that doesn’t mean our kind acts need to cease! In an effort to continue the spirit of giving from years past, the Student Council is asking that you wear different clothing for 3 days next week to raise much needed Christmas money for a family at our sister school, Immaculate Conception. Send in a dollar a day (or 3 or more dollars on Tuesday) to wear something fun for our friends at Immaculate Conception!

Tuesday: North Pole Winter Fun Day- In honor of the Feast of St. Nicholas, wear a hat, scarf, gloves, flannel, and/or boots with your regular uniform.

Wednesday: Pajama Day- wear appropriate pajamas to school with regular shoes or closed toed, hard soled slippers or boots.

Thursday: Free Dress! Out of Uniform Day- In honor of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, wear normal out-of-uniform attire following handbook guidelines. We WILL be attending Mass that day.


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December 7th-12th

Checkout newsletter for more info.

A percentage of sales benefits our school!

Can't attend in person, check out BN.com/bookfair and enter ID#12057595.


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  An Advent to Remember 
 
                                     FAMILY FAITH EVENT THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 OR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 HOLY NAME OF MARY PARISH HALL 6:00-8:00 PM 
 
Here comes Advent...how do you want your family to celebrate this special church season?  Looking for a break from the stress of planning and shopping for Christmas? Holy Name of Mary Parish invites you to come and celebrate Advent with hopeful anticipation and cheerful preparation for God breaking into our lives!  We will share a meal, bless the Advent wreath, learn the symbols and rituals of Advent, and create an Advent craft with Christ at the center.  The whole family is welcome.  Space is limited so register early to reserve your spot. Make this an Advent to remember! Please RSVP no later than:  SUNDAY, NOV. 27th REGISTER ONLINE AT: https://goo.gl/forms/HUA7KPsHkAyEkDQc2 

  An Advent to Remember 

                                      FAMILY FAITH EVENT THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 OR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2 HOLY NAME OF MARY PARISH HALL 6:00-8:00 PM 

 Here comes Advent...how do you want your family to celebrate this special church season?  Looking for a break from the stress of planning and shopping for Christmas?

Holy Name of Mary Parish invites you to come and celebrate Advent with hopeful anticipation and cheerful preparation for God breaking into our lives!  

We will share a meal, bless the Advent wreath, learn the symbols and rituals of Advent, and create an Advent craft with Christ at the center.  

The whole family is welcome.  

Space is limited so register early to reserve your spot.

Make this an Advent to remember!

Please RSVP no later than:  SUNDAY, NOV. 27th

REGISTER ONLINE AT: https://goo.gl/forms/HUA7KPsHkAyEkDQc2 

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! FOR OUR ADVENT FAMILY FAITH EVENT

Help is needed to make our “Advent to Remember” event a success.  

Are you willing to share your time and talent?  Are you in need of service hours?

Sign Up to volunteer and make this an Advent to Remember for the families of Holy Name of Mary School and Parish! 

 

SIGN UP ONLINE AT:   www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0F4FA8AB23A4FC1-anadvent  

Questions?  Contact Melanie Bailey at Melanie@hnmpa rish.org or (909) 599 - 1243 x232


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ATTENTION ALL CRAFTERS 

 

The 2nd Annual Children’s Christmas Boutique is just around the corner and we are looking for vendors. All crafters are required to bring samples and/or a picture/description of their homemade craft to the meeting at which time all craft items will be approved/rejected by the Committee. We are looking for items for the children to purchase for family within the price range of .25-$25 max. Everyone is encouraged to participate (parents, teachers and students). Please let local crafters know to contact me! We want this to continue to get bigger and better every year! The Boutique will be held December 12th  to December 18th All items must be ready to sell December 9, 2016 We look forward to seeing you there! If any questions please see Bea Estrada (library) or feel free to contact at 909-463-8486

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Pope Francis

 

 


Common Core

 

The Common Core and California Catholic Schools
A Statement by the Superintendents of Catholic Schools in California

 

The Common Core and California Catholic Schools

A Statement by the Superintendents of Catholic Schools in California


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"Our community offers support and encouragement for Catholic families.”


Mary the Blessed Virgin

mary-lrg.jpgMary the Blessed Virgin

The Mother of God, Mother of Jesus, wife of St. Joseph, and the greatest of all Christian saints. The Virgin Mother “was, after her Son, exalted by divine grace above all angels and men”. Mary is venerated with a special cult, called by St. Thomas Aquinas, hyperdulia, as the highest of God’s creatures. The principal events of her life are celebrated as liturgical feasts of the universal Church. Mary’s life and role in the history of salvation is prefigured in the Old Testament, while the events of her life are recorded in the New Testament.

 

Traditionally, she was declared the daughter of Sts. Joachim and Anne. Born in Jerusalem, Mary was presented in the Temple and took a vow of virginity. Living in Nazareth, Mary was visited by the archangel Gabriel, who announced to her that she would become the Mother of Jesus, by the Holy Spirit. She became betrothed to St. Joseph and went to visit her cousin, Elizabeth, who was bearing St. John the Baptist. Acknowledged by Elizabeth as the Mother of God, Mary intoned the Magnificat.

 

When Emperor Augustus declared a census throughout the vast Roman Empire, Mary and St. Joseph went to Bethlehem, his city of lineage, as he belonged to the House of David. There Mary gave birth to Jesus and was visited by the Three Kings. Mary and Joseph presented Jesus in the Temple, where St. Simeon rejoiced and Mary received word of sorrows to come later. Warned to flee, St. Joseph and Mary went to Egypt to escape the wrath of King Herod. They remained in Egypt until King Herod died and then returned to Nazareth. Nothing is known of Mary’s life during the next years except for a visit to the Temple of Jerusalem, at which time Mary and Joseph sought the young Jesus, who was in the Temple with the learned elders.

 

The first recorded miracle of Jesus was performed at a wedding in Cana, and Mary was instrumental in calling Christ’s attention to the need. Mary was present at the Crucifixion in Jerusalem, and there she was given into John’s care. She was also with the disciples in the days before the Pentecost, and it is believed that she was present at the resurrection and Ascension.


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