Weekly Parent Letter November 20, 2023

November 20, 2023

Dear Parents and Guardians,

“For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief at night.” (1 Thessalonians 5:2)

Reflection from writings of Pope Francis:

The reason we have different gifts is so that we can be gifts to others. And here, brothers and sisters, we should ask ourselves the question: do I only follow my own needs, or am I able to look to the needs of others, to whomever is in need? Are my hands open, or are they closed? At the end of our lives, then, the truth will be revealed. The pretense of this world will fade, with its notion that success, power, and money give life meaning. Whereas love – the love we have given – will be revealed as true riches.

Grace and Peace,

Ms. Danielle Gonzalez



Monday, November 20

  • Last day of Thanksgiving Food Drive

The Father English Food Pantry is in need of food donations. The pantry feeds the working poor and about 20,000 families are served monthly with more than 1,000 food bags distributed daily.  Most clients work but cannot afford to feed their families.  Let us help them by bringing only NON-PERISHABLE food items to school starting Tuesday, November 14 through Monday, November 20, 2023.

Please consider the following donations: Canned food, lentils, peanut butter, and dry cereals. 

Tuesday, November 21

  • Measurements taken for Caps and Gowns (Grade 8) and Rings (Grade 7)
  • THANKSGIVING BREAK starts at dismissal today!  No school tomorrow!

Saturday, November 25

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM HSA Ice State

For more information, click on the link below:


Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families!

* School resumes on 

Monday, November 27, 2023.


Friday, December 1

  • Picture Retake Day
  • 9 AM Mass (Kindergarten through Grade 8 to attend)
  • Early Dismissal
    • 11:30 AM PreK3
    • 11:45 AM PreK4
    • 12:00 PM Grades K-8

Saturday, December 2

  • 9AM-12PM  Breakfast with Santa

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The week of December 4, 2023:

Friday,December 8

  • 9:00 AM Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Saturday, December 9

  • 10-12 PM TREP$ Marketplace in Auditorium

*Shoppers, please bring small change and your own shopping bag 🙂


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