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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...

Padua’s Junior Retreat

Morgan W., Reporter

November 1, 2013


Filed under Spirituality & Service

 It has been a very exciting and busy time for the current Juniors of Padua Academy! Recently, all of the Juniors went on the annual retreat. When all of the Juniors got to the retreat, the first thing they did was pray. Since the main ideas of the day were leadership and working together as a team...

Free Meals Feed the World

Free Meals Feed the World

Maria R., Reporter

October 27, 2013


Filed under Spirituality & Service

World Hunger is rapidly spreading throughout the United States and to hear something such as free meals being served comes off as a bit of a surprise. Kindergarteners at Enrico Fermi No. 17 school in Rochester, NY start their day off the same every day; they have breakfast together. Similar programs...

Making a Difference through Service

Making a Difference through Service

Sarah S., Reporter

October 16, 2013


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On October 4th, Padua's junior class left school to make a difference in the community around them. Attending 14 different project sites, the entire junior class spent their day serving children and adults in need. There were many sites ranging in locale and needs. The girls went as far as Camden, N...

The Humble Leader of the Roman Catholic Church

The Humble Leader of the Roman Catholic Church

Katie M., Reporter

October 9, 2013


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

Before he was introduced to the world as  “Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Patriarch of the West, Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province, Sovereign of the State of the Vatican City...

Senior Retreat 2013

Shannon H., Reporter

April 26, 2013


Filed under Spirituality & Service

On Thursday April 18th, the senior class embarked on their last retreat as the class of 2013.  Padua’s graduating class spent the day at Westminster Church reflecting on the last four years. The retreat commenced with an opening prayer by seniors, Emily Branson, Maggie Fassano, and Sara Curley. Then...

Encounter

Encounter

Lawren D., Reporter

April 24, 2013


Filed under Spirituality & Service, Top Stories

On April 11th, thirty-eight of our junior and senior Padua sisters left to go on Encounter.  The retreat was held for four days.  The girls stayed at the St. Raphaela Center in Haverford, Pennsylvania.  The center included many bedrooms where the girls roomed with one or two other Encounterites, as well as d...

Service Update

Service Update

Nikki R., Reporter

April 9, 2013


Filed under Spirituality & Service

UGIVE Padua is a school committed to service, through the Students in Action group and UGIVE organization. UGIVE.org is a well-known site that offers students the opportunity to record their service hours and see locations that are in need of volunteers. It is a proven method of helping others, while hav...

Service Trip to Mom’s House

Service Trip to Mom’s House

Rachael M., Reporter

April 9, 2013


Filed under Spirituality & Service

Just before Easter break, members of Youth for Life and Interact Club activities visited Mom's House.  The girls played with the pre-school children and worked on Easter crafts with them.  Mom's House provides a daycare for children whose moms are high school and college students.  This service allo...

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