While so much was happening outdoors this summer to transform our campus and the entrance approaches, parking spaces and play areas, some wonderful things were happening close by in the Shrine of St. Philippine Duchesne. As part of the five-year plan undertaken by the Alumni Association in anticipation of the Bicentennial in 2018, one of the needs identified by the administration (and certainly by the Shrine Director) was a way to accommodate pilgrims who arrive at a time when no volunteer docent is on duty.…click here to read more.

Dear Parents,

The wonderful thing about beginnings is that they inherently offer promise and possibility. Fresh notebooks, clean planners and sharpened pencils are symbols of that possibility for which open hearts and eager minds are poised!

As we celebrate this year’s start, I plan to take time in the next few Thursday Mails to introduce you to something, someone, or someplace in our school that invites us to enter into that promise of growth.

This week, I invite you to read about our school library, Cribbin Hall.

United in the sacred task of inviting and inspiring our students to growth,

Maureen Glavin, rscj

Innisbrook Wraps are back! Our super sales force of Academy students will sell beautiful Innisbrook gift wrap and more from Aug. 27 through Sept. 14. Thanks to Academy moms Mary Beth Bulte and Jill Matthews for chairing this important fundraising event! For further information, please contact Development Director Mary Maher, 636-946-5632.

To place an Innisbrook order online, CLICK HERE. Your order will ship directly to you! Enter seller name during check-out. Shipping is just $7.50—or FREE with $125 order.