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Catholic Community Like No Other
Catholic Community Like No Other.
Sr. Jean McGrath, Principal
January 19, 2018
Dear Falcon Families,
This is an important week at St. John Fisher. Tomorrow is “”Pack the House” Day for all or our volleyball teams. Fans can stop in at any time and catch some exciting volleyball action.
It is an especially exciting week for our second graders who will celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time on Wednesday night. They have prepared well and are ready to take this important step in their faith development. It is always one of my favorite nights of the year because although many say they are “nervous” I see such sincerity and trust as they share their list of “faults” with the priest. They are so confident in their second grade hearts that they are really talking things over with a God of limitless love who surely understands why they are mean to their siblings or get mad at Mom when they do not want to go to bed. Each year they remind me that ours is a God who wants nothing more from us than to do our best. What a privilege it is to share this night with these would be future saints.
On Wednesday we are hosting a workshop called Own It Chicago . Geared for students in grades 6, 7, and 8, the program...
Tom Dowling is a proud member of the St. John Fisher Class of 2010 and recently received the prestigious Truman Scholarship. Currently a Junior at the University of Illinois, Tom was nominated by the university and was one of only 62 nationally selected recipients from a field of over 750 nominees.