St. Mary Catholic Schools News
December 7, 2022
St Mary Catholic Schools News
In partnership with the Catholic Parishes of Neenah and Menasha, we have created a schedule of concerts, masses, and special events your family may enjoy as you prepare your hearts for Christmas.
Head over to our website to check it out.
Winter Sports Schedule: Be sure to bookmark the Big East Calendar to keep track of all of the winter sports excitement at SMCS!
Help us spread the word!
We are excited to invite new families to check out our preschool programs at St. Mary Catholic Schools! Next month, each of our elementary campuses will host a Preschool Preview Day, a chance for parents and their incoming preschoolers to experience the classroom, meet current SMCS parents, teachers and staff, and ask questions. Please help us spread the word by inviting friends to learn more on our website.
Did you know SMCS President Dan McKenna is starting a blog? It's a chance for to see Catholic education and the happenings at SMCS through a different lens. Head over to our website to read his first post and subscribe for updates on future posts!
If you're going to be doing any Christmas shopping on Amazon, you can give the gift of your support to St. Mary Catholic Schools by using Amazon Smile! Simply start your shopping at smile.amazon.com and select St. Mary Catholic Schools Neenah as your charitable organization! Amazon will donate .5% of eligible purchases to St. Mary Catholic Schools whenever you shop!
A message from Steve Pable, Director of Adult Discipleship Formation Catholic Parishes of Neenah & Menasha. Learn more about Steve's role here.
Discipleship Digest (vol. 1, iss. 13)
Our family camped in the Black Hills in July, and I rolled them out of bed one morning at oh-dark-thirty to look for wildlife in Custer State Park. (We came all this way, we better see some buffalo!) Coming around a sharp curve, this sunrise greeted us. It was a breathtaking moment of promise for the new day. The gradual brightening of the skies had been a sign, but we had no idea the dawn would be so glorious!
That is the message of this Gaudete Sunday, with the rose-colored candle on the Advent Wreath. Rejoice, for the dawn is on its way! “The coming of the Lord is at hand.” (James 5:8)
As surely as the growing light and color of the morning heralds the sunrise, we can have confidence that the glorious promises of God follow behind Jesus. The dawn is breaking. God’s healing and light are coming. Be watchful. Be ready. Be radiant!
©Steve Pable, Director of Adult Discipleship Formation
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