Principal’s Letter – 10/13/21

  October 13, 2021   Dear St. Joseph School Families, We are continuing to pray the Most Holy Rosary this week, meditating on the Sorrowful Mysteries, as we are reminded that Jesus suffered and died for the sins of the world.  May we continue to pray for the peace and health of our world. Thank you to everyone who remembered that the wearing of the regular uniform started on Tuesday. Many students were without the regulation shoes today and may wear their sneakers until ...
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Principal’s Letter – 10/06/21

October 6, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families, The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary in honor of our Blessed Mother, Mary.  Each week the children will say the Rosary in their classrooms with their teachers.  Weather permitting, we will say the first decade outside together.  The Rosary, when prayed with The Mysteries, tells of the important events in the life of Jesus, his mother Mary, and the followers of Jesus.  We began the first week with the Joyful Mysteries: The Ann...
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Principal’s Letter – 09/29/21

September 29, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families, This week we celebrate our Guardian Angels.  We believe that each of us is protected and guided by a guardian angel.  We pray each day for that guidance and protection. On Thursday our students in Grades 5 through 8 will attend a “student friendly” day at the Big E, Eastern States Exposition.  Please say an extra prayer to those guardian angels for their health and safety.  Reminders: Masks are required for school. All students...
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Principal’s Letter – 09/22/21

Saint Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 06320 “A holy place where we discover each other in God’s love”   September 22, 2021   Dear St. Joseph School Families, This week we celebrate a number of Saints.  St. Matthew is one of those.  Matthew is one of the Gospel writers.  As I told the students this morning, we are encouraging them to be “great writers”, a skill that will serve them well in the future.  Even more importantly, Matthew shared...
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Principal’s Letter – 09/15/21

Saint Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 06320 “A holy place where we discover each other in God’s love”   September 15, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families, Last December, Pope Francis designated this year as The Year of St. Joseph. As you know, St. Joseph is our patron and as he watched over our Blessed Mother and Jesus, St. Joseph watches over each of us.  He nurtured and taught Jesus to be a carpenter like himself and a protector of Mary.  Let u...
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Principal’s Letter – 09/08/21

Saint Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 06320 “A holy place where we discover each other in God’s love” September 8, 2021   Dear St. Joseph School Families, Our first week back at school for the 2021-2022 school year was a great success!  We celebrated with prayer, play, and learning.  We remembered the National Day of Prayer for the Care of All God’s Creation!  We opened school as Father Mark blessed the School Family and the School Building, asking God ...
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Principal’s Letter – 09/01/21

September 1, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families, It was wonderful to welcome our students back to school today!! We thank you for entrusting your children to the safety of St. Joseph School, as we move forward despite the restrictions that are still in place. This morning Fr. Mark joined us in prayer as we blessed our building and all who will pray, learn and play within its walls. With God’s guidance and protection, we know we will succeed once again in keeping our children in school fo...
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Principal’s Letter – 05/19/21

May 19, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families,   This weekend we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost.  Pentecost commemorates the day that the Holy Spirit came upon the apostles, allowing them to speak in a way that all the people assembled were able to understand.  It is said in Scripture that thousands were Baptized with the Spirit on that day.  We believe that this is the day all were called to do the work that Jesus began—the work of compassion, mercy, and peace. Please keep in mind tha...
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