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Instead of Giving Up Something for Lent, Do Something

Posted by Meghan Hodgin on Mar 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Last Wednesday was the official kick-off to Lent. This means for the next 40 days, most Catholics will institute some sort of limitation on the luxuries in their lives – be it fasting, a break from social media, giving up diet soda, etc. The idea of “giving up” something for Lent is based on Luke 9:23: “Then he said to them all: ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.’”

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Topics: community service, religion

4 Reasons to Join Campus Ministry

Posted by Kate Riggin on Jun 1, 2018 4:30:05 PM

Campus Ministry is the faith in action arm of a student’s spiritual journey at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child. It’s where students in grades 7-12 come together with faculty members to pray, serve the greater community, attend special retreats and develop a more meaningful relationship with God. While every member of Oak Knoll School will participate in various Campus Ministry activities throughout the year, it’s important to get involved in some of those extra activities that provide meaningful experiences throughout the year.

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Topics: high school, community service, religion, middle school, student advice

My 28 Years with Holy Child, and How My Life Is Forever Changed

Posted by Kathleen Lynch on Apr 27, 2017 12:00:00 AM

When I first started teaching at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child in 1989, I knew nothing about Holy Child and had never even heard of Cornelia Connelly. This marked the beginning of a 28-year journey that has brought me to this moment — as I sit here on the brink of retirement, reflecting on how Holy Child has enriched my life.

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Topics: holy child, faith, religion, Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Cornelia Connelly

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