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Thanksgiving Prayer Service

Paige P., Reporter

November 25, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service

This year for Thanksgiving instead of having the usual mass, Padua collaborated with Steve Angrisano. Steve is a youth pastor, has been featured in 7 World Youth Days, the last 6 Pro Life March youth rallies and has participated in several diocesan youth conferences. Padua started off the assembly with...

Blue Gold Pie Auction

Blue Gold Pie Auction

Bernadette L., Reporter

November 23, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Blue-Gold was back again to give students, faculty and staff the opportunity to bring home a delicious pie or baked good for Thanksgiving Day. On the last day before Thanksgiving break,  Blue-Gold holds their annual pie auction. When walking into the cafeteria the overwhelming consensus of pie day is,...

Guest Speaker Visits Padua to Promote the Forgiveness of Others

Guest Speaker Visits Padua to Promote the Forgiveness of Others

Nikki R., Reporter

November 20, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

     Padua was very excited to hear from special guest speaker Rosario Rodriguez on November 13. She is from Los Angeles and has spoken all over the world. Rodriguez is a victim of not just one, but two violent crimes. She shared with us how she forgave those who had hurt her. The First Encounter...

How To Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul

How To Find Your Soulmate Without Losing Your Soul

Ashley A., Reporter

November 18, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Jason Evert, a motivational speaker, uses medical facts, religion, and most importantly humor to give inspirational speeches about chastity and loving your body. What makes him so entertaining and captivating is his enthusiasm and how he always has his audience laughing. When he visited Padua on November...

Students in Action Team: Helping Padua Students “Get Involved”

Students in Action Team: Helping Padua Students “Get Involved”

Rachael M., Reporter

November 13, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

This year the Students in Action homeroom is working hard to get Padua girls involved in service. You may know this homeroom as the “Jefferson Awards Homeroom,” but this year the team has reconstructed its criteria. “We don't want service to be about the awards,” says SIA team member Carly Block,...

Project Unify

Bernadette L., Reporter

November 6, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service

On Thursday November 1st Blue Gold ambassadors and members went to the University of Delaware for the Project Unify Conference. The conference was an all day event run by members of YAC students form varying schools in Delaware involved in Blue Gold, Special Olympics, and Project Unify. The day consisted...

A Journey with Jonah!

A Journey with Jonah!

Kaleigh W., Reporter

October 29, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On Wednesday October, 17, the freshman class went to the Sight and Sound Theater to see Jonah!. The Sight and Sound Theater, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, puts on musical shows that bring the Bible to life. Currently, the theater is performing Jonah!, a story about the prophet Jonah and his journey...

Padua Academy Helps Those in Need Through Blue Gold

Padua Academy Helps Those in Need Through Blue Gold

Ali F., Reporter

October 29, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

During the bustling activity period every Friday, over 50 students meet in Roberto Hall for Blue Gold. The activity is lead by Mrs. Kowalski and Ms. Anderson and students range from freshman to seniors. Padua’s Blue Gold committee works with DFRC, Special Olympics, Project Unify, Down Syndrome Ass...

Fall Encounter

Fall Encounter

Shannon H., Reporter

October 23, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On Thursday October 11, forty Padua girls left for the biannual Encounter Retreat.   The retreat occurs in the fall and spring of each year and is open to both juniors and seniors.  Students left Thursday night, after eating dinner together at Padua.  They returned around 1 p.m. on Sunday.   The...

Junior Service Day

Junior Service Day

Jacki D., Reporter

October 23, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On October 4, 2012, the juniors participated in junior service day. The girls went to twelve different organizations that were in need of service. This included Seamen’s Center, the Little Sisters of the Poor, Urban Promise School, Mom’s House, Ministry of Care Child Care, the Clothing Bank, Birthr...

Here in our lives, our God is here.

Here in our lives, our God is here.

Angelina M., Reporter

September 24, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

With starting a new school year comes getting back in the swing of the Padua liturgies. On September 14th, 2012, all of Padua Academy, old faces and new, gathered back into our cafetorium for the first liturgy of the 2012-2013 school year. Senior Madelyn Ray opened the liturgy by welcoming everyone after they had settled in....

Epilepsy Walk

Epilepsy Walk

May 31, 2012


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On May 19, 2012 around 50 Padua Girls supported their sister, Sarah, in the annual Freedom from Seizures Walk.  Padua walked in memory of Sarah as a team -- the Sarah Smiles team, which was lead by Amanda Lupacchino (‘12).  Amanda helped the team raise money and awareness for Epilepsy, and to help...

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