Education Commission

Education Commission Meeting May 7, 2020

May 19, 2020
School, Home and Board, Catholic Schools Mission at the Cathedral of St. Joseph

Attending:  Mel Graessle, Deacon Paul and Marilee Poulter, Karen Blevins, Karri Brauman, Linda Adams, Linda Bukalski, Monsignor Mak, Vicki Irsik, Taylor Canon, Kelly Hamrin, Barb Steinman Prayers/Reflection led by Mel Graessle. Introduction of Taylor Canon to the group.  Taylor joined the church in 2018 and plans to be an active member of the group. PSR…

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Palm Sunday is April 5

April 5, 2020

Teens At Home! Capable of Greatness

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Enter into Holy Week: Palm Sunday

April 4, 2020

What a challenge for us this year as Catholics when the celebration that invites the greatest variety of participation from the people is closed to public worship.  The celebration of the Lord’s entrance into Holy Week with the blessing of the palms, the grand procession singing the hosannas, and the moving narration of the Gospel…

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Lenten Rice Bowls

April 3, 2020

At this time, we are asking our Parishioners to hold on to their Rice Bowls until the stay at home orders are lifted.  The need for your continual donations is, and will be, greater than ever!  Thank you for your generosity.

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Be Still and Listen

March 30, 2020

Things have been so rushed and hectic with the crisis going on. Waves of emotion, up and down. It is exhausting. This morning I got up and just felt empty. Then my daughter sent me this poem: The Peace of Wild Things When despair grows in meand I wake in the night at the least…

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Teaching at Home? Go Play In The Mud!

March 24, 2020

God says, “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love” Ephesians 4:2 | NIV Easier said than done when you are thrown into being an educator! But remember that YOU are their first and primary teacher in all they learn at home. As long as you can keep it fun and upbeat,…

Read More For Kids & Teens

March 24, 2020

Using the link , please browse all the really wonderful kids and teen books, videos and full length movies based on the Catholic faith and learning about the Holy Spirit. There is no charge, but you may have to complete the first dialogue box and then find Our Lady of The Lake parish in…

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Math At Home? Noooooooo!

March 24, 2020
Math anxiety

Easy Math Ideas

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Cursillo Leaps into 2020

March 17, 2020

De Colores! I had the opportunity to attend a Cursillo Event in Columbia.  The program helped us get the cob webs from the cold winter out of our heads and hearts and prepare us for a new spring.  The speakers encouraged us to be the Christians we are meant to be and to draw closer…

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Kids are MEANT for Greatness!!

March 16, 2020

If your family has their copy of The Word Among Us, you will see in today’s reading that a little girl, captured from Israel by the King of Aram, was able to tell her master how to rid himself of leprosy! If you don’t have the book from church, look up 2 Kings: 5:1-16 or…

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