Tag: Visitation

St. Thomas Academy student first MN teen to test positive for COVID-19; STA and Vis to remain closed

St. Thomas Academy student first MN teen to test positive for COVID-19; STA and Vis to remain closed

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bishop Cozzens encouraged people to look to the schools and the Minnesota Department of Health to provide more information, and to look for ongoing updates as more is known. He advised schools to “continue making preparations.”

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St. Thomas Academy, Visitation close after parent diagnosed with COVID-19; archdiocese outlines plan for potential Catholic school closures

St. Thomas Academy, Visitation close after parent diagnosed with COVID-19; archdiocese outlines plan for potential Catholic school closures

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The parent of a St. Thomas Academy student has tested positive for COVID-19, and the Mendota Heights school has cancelled classes and activities for March 12-13 “out of an abundance of caution,” according to a school leader.

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Two Visitation students part of global summit for change

Two Visitation students part of global summit for change

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Going to Rome and joining 3,500 other students for a global summit on ways to make the world a better place were just two exciting things that happened last month for sixth-grader Claire Macedo.
Then there was Pope Francis’ address to the group at the end of the Nov. 27-30 Design for Change: Children’s Global Summit.

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Schools, theaters, cheese-making: Deconsecrated church use varies

Schools, theaters, cheese-making: Deconsecrated church use varies

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pinocchio’s story makes no mention of baptism when he became a real boy, but he’ll take center stage this month in the former sanctuary of All Saints Catholic Church in Lakeville, now the Lakeville Area Arts Center.

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Highland Catholic School among those observing national walkout day

Highland Catholic School among those observing national walkout day

| March 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Highland Park Catholic School kindergarten teacher Molly Stucker found a student’s comment surprising but telling as she drew blinds on the east facing windows of her classroom.

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A grandma’s wish, a teen’s search: Visitation senior confirmed before Christmas

A grandma’s wish, a teen’s search: Visitation senior confirmed before Christmas

| Christina Capecchi | December 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

“All I wanted to do was further cultivate my relationship with my Creator,” Julia Carlone wrote in a reflection. “Suddenly I had a solution: confirmation.” 

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U of M ‘Magnificat’ concert prompts reflection on mothers in prison

U of M ‘Magnificat’ concert prompts reflection on mothers in prison

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The concert’s director is connecting the uncertainty, fear and hope of incarcerated mothers to another mother who may have experienced similar emotions 2,000 years ago, when she was preparing to give birth to the Messiah.

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Archdiocese-hosted tournament tips off high school girls hoops season

Archdiocese-hosted tournament tips off high school girls hoops season

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twelve Catholic high schools will play in the first-ever girls hoops tournament hosted by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office of Development and Stewardship Nov. 25-26.

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Archbishop Hebda installed ninth archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis

Archbishop Hebda installed ninth archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis

| May 13, 2016 | 2 Comments

In his homily, Archbishop Hebda said the Gospel from Luke, which included Mary’s visit to her cousin, Elizabeth, and Mary’s Magnificat canticle — and the feast of Our Lady of Fatima both point to “God’s extravagant love for the lowly and for the little ones.” That same love, he said, “surprises, sustains and challenges us.”

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Visitation names new head of school

Visitation names new head of school

| December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights has named Rene Gavic head of school effective July 1, 2016.

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News Notes – February 27, 2014

News Notes – February 27, 2014

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Rite of Election set for March 9
– Visitation teacher honored by social studies council
– Hill-Murray girls top BSM for state hockey title

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Visitation students learn from Kenya mission trip

Visitation students learn from Kenya mission trip

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Our school motto is Non Scholae, Sed Vitae — ‘Not for school, but for life,’” Arnstein wrote. “Every day, I saw our students live out this motto in the way they opened their minds and hearts to what was, in many ways, a challenging experience.

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