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School News 2012-2013

St. Lucy Shines Her Light

StLucy1cropReAt St. Mary's, some 4th graders carry on a Christmas tradition by dressing up as St. Lucy. On December 13th her feast day, St. Lucy, the patron Saint of the blind, shines her light on the shortest day of the year. Her day marks the end of darkness as each new day brings more light. In Sweden, the eldest daughter wears a white dress with a red sash and a wreath of candles on her head as she walks around with cookies and biscuits. The 4th grade girls, in traditional dress, who handed out trays of cookies went around to all the classes telling a bit of the story of the martyred Saint who fed the poor.

St Mary's Information

St. Mary's Catholic School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade School of the Archdiocese of Omaha. Our mission is to provide a Catholic education that nurtures students' hearts and minds to become servant leaders in an ever-changing world.

Our philosophy of education is to offer a five-day program to assist families in teaching those truths, skills, and ideals, which are necessary for Christian living. We believe that education must develop the faculties and abilities of the whole child: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally. To help achieve this, our faculty and staff are an integral part of the formation of Christian community and dedicate themselves to the task of developing Christian citizens.



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