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Catholic Community Like No Other
Catholic Community Like No Other.
Sr. Jean McGrath, Principal
February 17, 2018
Dear Falcon Families,
I hope you are enjoying the mini winter thaw. Although it may be short, it is good to see the snow mounds in the parking lot begin to vanish.
Valentine’s Day ranks with Halloween and the day before Christmas on the “good reasons to be in school” days. Hints of red and tons of valentine wishes AND treats, combined with Mardi Gras festivities provided a festive environment.
Our all school mass on Ash Wednesday was lovely. The tradition in our church is to use the days of Lent to focus on prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Building on those ideas, Ms. Chermak introduced our school’s Lenten theme: “Let Kindness and Character Carry You.” We are challenging the students to use this time to think about how they can make a difference in their little part of the world…simple things like smiling and saying hello, sharing a treat at lunch, lending a helping hand, standing up for values, being courageous when feeling peer pressure, using social media to spread good news. . just a few of the ideas that were suggested.
We will also be raising funds for Tailler de Jose, a ministry sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The...
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.