Principal’s Letter – 01/19/22

St. Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 06320 “This is a holy place where we discover each other in God’s love.”   January 19, 2022   Dear St. Joseph School Families, The month of January is dedicated to the unity of all God’s people. May we pray for an end to violence against all faith traditions. May we pray that all people find hope and peace as we work toward the justice and peace for which Jesus Christ lived and died. We just celebrated the l...
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Principal’s Letter – 01/12/22

Saint Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 06320 January 12, 2022 Dear St. Joseph School Families, With the Baptism of the Lord, we have ended the Christmas season and moved into Ordinary time in the liturgical calendar. However, this time in the Church calendar is by no means ordinary. For it is during this time that we seek to find the natures of God—Father, Son, and Spirit in the ordinary activities of our every day lives. With God may be the only place where we f...
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Principal’s Letter – 01/05/22

Saint Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 0632 January 5, 2022 Dear St. Joseph School Families, As we begin this year of 2022 at school, we wish you a new year of health and happiness in your families, and of course, in our school. We seem to be in a time of seeing more COVID virus cases than ever in our communities. We wish you to know that at this time we have still seen no transmission within our school. This is due to mask wearing, hand washing, and supportive p...
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Principal’s Letter – 12/21/21

Saint Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 06320 December 21, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families, As the Christmas season fills our hearts and our senses this year, we are reminded of the miracle that we are about to celebrate, a celebration that changed the world forever. The past year and a half has brought changes to the way in which we gather and celebrate this miracle. This year we were able to come together for Advent prayer and our traditional Lessons and Ca...
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Principal’s Letter – 12/15/21

Saint Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 06320 “A Holy Place Where We Discover Each Other In God’s Love.”   December 15, 2021 Dear St. Joseph School Families, As we light the three Advent wreath candles, the pink is included this week. We are reminded of the joy that we anticipate, but has not yet arrived. Our Jesse Tree is being decorated with ornaments representing those who waited for the coming of the Messiah, as we listen to the stories that led to ...
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Principal’s Letter – 12/08/21

Saint Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 06320   “A Holy Place Where We Discover Each Other In God’s Love.” December 8, 2021   Dear St. Joseph School Families, On Monday morning Father Mark and Mrs. Arnold, one of our School Board members joined us for Advent prayer and a special blessing. We started the second week of Advent with Joseph and his coat of many colors. The prayer was led by our 4th Grade. We were reminded the coat was a gift to ...
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Principal’s Letter – 12/01/21

Dear St. Joseph School Families, We have begun the Advent season with our traditional St. Joseph School Advent morning prayer in the auditorium with appropriate spacing and mask wearing.  As we light the Advent wreath candles and remember the scripture stories, we are reminded of the journey we have traveled awaiting the birth of Jesus. Each day, we remember all of you in our prayers. Starting on December 13th, boys will be allowed to wear Christmas ties in lieu of their school t...
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Principal’s Letter – 11/22/21

Saint Joseph School 25 Squire Street New London, Connecticut 06320   “A Holy Place Where We Discover Each Other In God’s Love.” November 22, 2021 Dear Parents, This Thursday we will celebrate Thanksgiving—a day that reminds us to give thanks for the harvest and richness of the gifts of our families and our nation.  As we gather with our families, whether they are large or small, let us remember all who might be without food and homes or without the comfort of family. Le...
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