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Women’s Achievement Award Dinner

Women’s Achievement Award Dinner

Brianna V., Reporter

April 24, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On April 10 at the Chase Center down at Wilmington Riverfront, Padua Academy hosted the fifth Annual Women’s Achievement Dinner.  The dinner seeks to recognize the exceptional accomplishments of women who lead lives of faith, service, leadership, and entrepreneurial innovation.  This year, they r...

“Alleluia! Christ Has Risen!”

“Alleluia! Christ Has Risen!”

Morgan W., Reporter

April 20, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

Alleluia! Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ is risen!! The most important week in any Catholic church is, Holy Week which includes Holy Thursday, Good Friday,  Holy Saturday, and of course, Easter Sunday! Each day is different, and certain traditions and things are done. While this is the biggest week...

Stations of the Cross

Maria R., Reporter

April 18, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

On Wednesday April 16th, Padua Academy had Stations of the Cross in the Cafetorium. It was a very reverent mass and everyone participated in singing the psalms and praying the prayers. Seniors read each station and each station had a picture to look at and a response to say after the senior read their...

Sarah Hart Takes On Padua Academy

Sydney J, Reporter

April 16, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

On April 11, 2014, Padua Academy had a special guest, Sarah Hart, come and sing during their assembly. Sarah Hart also accompanied the Padua seniors on their senior retreat and accompanied Padua students on their Pilgrimage on Saturday, April 12. Sarah Hart is a staff songwriter for spiritandsong.com. Sarah ...

Pilgrimage 2014

Pilgrimage 2014

Raven G., Reporter

April 15, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On April 12th hundreds of high school students attended the annual Pilgrimage led by the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington with Bishop Malooly. The Pilgrimage is a chance for Catholic youth to come together and strengthen their faith while marching through Wilmington, Delaware. During the walk, the crowd ...

Partners In Science

Julia M, Reporter

March 28, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

March 25, began the first day of “Partners in Science”, a service project that allows Padua students to go over to the Urban Promise School in Wilmington De. The Urban Promise School allows young kids a place to come after school to learn more, have fun, and be taught simple discipline. This project...

SIA Leadership Conference

SIA Leadership Conference

Lauren K, Reporter

March 1, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On February 22, the Padua Academy and Salesianum Students in Action teams joined together to host the third annual St. Francis de Sales leadership conference at Padua Academy. Over seventy-five students from local grade schools attended the conference. These students participated in many fun activiti...

The Freshman Retreat

Aoife M., Reporter

February 5, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

The 2013 freshman retreat was held on December 17th. At 8:15 in the morning, the freshman walked over to the near-by Westminster Presbyterian church. The theme for the retreat was to be the best you that you can be. Many games and fun activities were played. One activity was a game where each had...

Service at Padua

Service at Padua

Alaina T., Editor

January 16, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

Service is a great way to get involved and make a difference in your community. Service at Padua Academy is taken very seriously. Students are required to have a certain amount of service hours each year in order to progress to the next grade level, and for seniors it is a graduation requirement. To...

Pro-Life Advocates Speak Out

Nikki R., Editor

January 15, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service

Delia DeAscanis and Jessica Ferraro of the Right to Life visited Padua on January 8 to display their pro-life views. Padua students were asked to envision how babies are “just a bunch of cells” in the first trimester. These babies’ lives are much more important than that. They described how there...

Padua’s 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast

Padua’s 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast

Marissa B., Editor

January 5, 2014


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On December 15, 2013, Padua Academy’s Ronald’s Rescue team held their third annual pancake breakfast fundraiser. Ronald’s Rescue is one of Padua’s largest and most successful service groups. The group strives to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware through fundraising and planning many...

Encounter XXXIV

Encounter XXXIV

December 12, 2013


Filed under Spirituality & Service

"Softly but strongly, let your light shine," was the motto for the Encounter XXXIV.  On November 14,  juniors and seniors from Padua Academy began a four day journey with God.  It was a time to relieve stress, and become closer to God.  They had to find themselves again, through help from their P...

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