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Encountering God

Encountering God

Morgan S., Reporter

December 12, 2011

Encounter, a semiannual religious retreat,  was held at the St. Raphaela Retreat Center in Haverford, PA on the weekend of  November 17. According to Alana Whitmarsh (‘12), "[Encounter] provides an opportunity for girls to encounter Christ in themselves, their friends, and the team leaders!" The retreat ...

Thanksgiving Prayer Service

Emma L., Reporter

November 30, 2011

The last day of school before Thanksgiving break, students from each grade level, along with music ministry, presented a prayer service in honor of the holiday. The service started with an inspirational video created by Colleen Moore (‘13) of pictures symbolizing the ups and downs of life, all while...

Exploring God With 23,000 Close Friends

Exploring God With 23,000 Close Friends

Emily T., Reporter

November 30, 2011

The National Catholic Youth Conference, also known as NCYC, was in Indianapolis, Indiana, this year. Held from November 17 to November 19,  NCYC is a biennial, three day retreat, where students and their chaperones can spend a few days in prayer, liturgy, and reconciliation. There are also other exciting...

Juniors Enjoy Class Retreat

Juniors Enjoy Class Retreat

Kaitlin M., Reporter

November 18, 2011

Junior retreat was a chance for the class of 2013 to reflect on their newest responsibilities as upperclassmen. This upcoming year is important for the junior class, and the retreat helped everyone to focus on working hard and leading the school by example. The day began with a fun icebreaker which...

Junior Service Day

Junior Service Day

Kristin L.

October 11, 2011

On October 4, 2011, Padua’s junior class ventured out into the community to serve our local brothers and sisters in need.  The places our girls visited included the Ministry of Caring Childcare, Mom’s House, Birthright of Delaware, Riverside Adult Day Program, the Clothing Bank, and the Food Bank.  ...

A Pledge for Life

A Pledge for Life

Vicky K.

October 10, 2011

On September 28th 2011, six faithful students portrayed Padua Academy as a prominent witness to the fight for respect of unborn life. The students:  Becca K. (‘13), Veronica S. (‘13), Catherine J. (‘13), Monica T.(‘13), Molly W. (‘13), and Emily E. (‘14), were accompanied by Mrs. Jean Piziak...

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