Thursday, February 26, 2015
Let us remember that we are in the holy presence of God.
I remind myself that it is never too late to repent and ask for forgiveness. Amen
Saint John Baptist de La Salle…pray for us. Live Jesus in our hearts…forever!
- 4:15pm: Girls’ C basketball @ Hill-Murray
- 5:30pm: Girls’ JV basketball @ Hill-Murray
- 7:00pm: Boys’ varsity basketball section quarterfinal vs. St. Paul Como Park @ DeLaSalle
- 7:00pm: Girls’ varsity basketball @ Hill-Murray
On Friday, we will hear from Chris Crass – a longtime educator, and writer – who has written and spoken widely about anti-racist organizing, leadership to build visionary movements, and creating healthy culture for progressive activism. His talk will raise our awareness of injustice as a foundation to lift our spirits and aspire for social justice as a life-affirming, socially responsible, courageous pursuit.
Classroom Discussions Focus on Teen Homelessness, Dating Violence
Throughout the next couple days students will have the opportunity to hear multiple speakers in different classes on topics like teen homelessness and dating violence and prevention as part of our Social Justice Awareness Week.
Margaret Vohs from Tubman Family Crisis and Support Services, will present an interactive workshop helping 10th grade Theology students to identify characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships, types of abuse, dating red flags, and general information about Tubman services.
Angela Butel, Community Engagement and Leadership Specialist & Marty Roers, Parish and Community Education Leadership Manager for Catholic Charities, will conduct workshops on teen homelessness using true stories of homeless teens. This workshop in 11th grade Social Studies and 12th grade English classes will include an advocacy piece for students.
People experiencing homelessness and advocacy for the Dorothy Day Center. Using the SEEING, ANALYZING and ACTING model of Social Teachings, staff from the Dorothy Day Center will provide an interactive presentation on homeless people in Minnesota. This workshop for 9th grade Theology students will include an advocacy piece for students.
• Foot and hand warmers
• Deodorant for men and women
• Men’s boxers and briefs
• Feminine hygiene products, in particular tampons
The goal of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is to put the spotlight on the seriousness of eating disorders and to improve public understanding of their causes and treatments. By increasing awareness and access to resources, we can encourage early detection and intervention, which can improve the likelihood of full recovery for millions.