The Borghese Gardens, Christmas Vacation in Rome 2017
Our Mission at Our Lady of Mercy School is to follow the Lord Jesus Christ and His Church as we pursue excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. In the midst of a safe and nurturing environment we seek to develop a good moral character built upon the teachings of the Catholic Church. We strive to be Saints and Scholars who serve the evangelical mission of our parish so that Mercy may flourish
Saints & Scholars of the Month
Caitlyn Brookfield, Grade 5, Mrs. Nygren
Favorite Saint: Saint Catherine of Sienna
Favorite Food: Watermelon
Hobby: Watching Kansas City Sports teams with my dad
Sports Interests: Soccer
Favorite Subject: Math
What do you like most about OLM? My teachers and friends.
Ryan Narcessian, Grade 5, Mrs. Beaulieu
Favorite Saint: Saint Joseph
Favorite Food: French Fries
Sports Interest: Baseball
Favorite Subject: Physical Education
What do you like most about OLM? My friends
Christmas Vacation in Rome, 2016
Blogs I'm following:
1. George Weigel:
2. Catholic Cuisine:
3. Word on Fire:
4. The World from a Catholic Perspective:
5. The CatholicThing
6. The Catholic Gentleman
Word of the Week
- A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg
PRONUNCIATION: (LY-uh-nyz) MEANING: verb tr.: To view or treat someone as an object of great importance.
From the view of the lion as the king of animals. From Anglo-French liun, from Latin leo, from Greek leon. From Earliest documented use: 1825.
“He had studied and lionized people with money, power, celebrity, and status: politicians, CEOs, financial movers and shakers.”
JL Daniels; Mirror Opposites; AuthorHouse; 2014.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
O, what a tangled web we weave, / When first we practise to deceive! -Walter Scott, novelist and poet (15 Aug 1771-1832)
Famous Catholic Quotes: "On Evangelization"
"If you are what you should be, you will set the whole world ablaze!"
-St. Catherine of Sienna
Why did the Son of God become man?
For us men and for our salvation, the Son of God became incarnate in the womb of the Virgin Mary by the power of the Holy Spirit. He did so to reconcile us sinners with God, to have us learn of God's infinite love, to be our model of holiness and to make us "partakers of the divine nature" (2 Peter 1:4)
Further reading: CCC 456-460