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St. Marys Catholic High School
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Chaplaincy

​Catholic education serves to support the healthy development of children and youth in a caring, Christ-centred learning environment. The London District Catholic School Board is rooted in Catholic education to embrace equity of outcomes for all students and grow to understand God’s loving embrace in the spirit of Jesus Christ. The mission of the London District Catholic School Board is:

“To serve our students through excellence in Catholic education”

Inspired by Christ. Learning Together. Serving Together

Chaplaincy
One of the great benefits of attending St. Mary's is that chaplaincy services are available during the school year. Chaplaincy is a collaborative and cooperative ministry involving all students, staff and school community members. Keeping the spirit of faith alive, the Chaplaincy Leader works with staff and students to plan, co-ordinate, carry out and evaluate various projects and services throughout the school year.

Chaplaincy Team Leader

St. Mary's chaplaincy team leader, Mr. John O'Connor, works with staff and students to serve our spiritual needs and development. (519) 675-4435 ext. 27059​


 

Promoti​​ng Spiritual Development

​Chaplaincy Services focus on providing opportunities for:

  • Liturgical celebrations
  • Ongoing Catechesis and Evangelization
  • Building and celebrating the community and solidarity
  • Participating in social justice projects, retreats, special religious activities, mission awareness and other community projects
  • Witnessing to the faith
  • Working with priests of the Diocese celebrating Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist

Chapel.jpg​By focusing on Gospel values and Catholic Graduate Expectations, Mr. O'Connor accompanies students and staff members in their faith journey. Our Chaplain is available at all times and especially in times of difficulty; offering prayers and accompaniment on their spiritual journey.

The Chaplaincy Leader's office at St. Mary's Catholic High School is located on the first floor (Rm 170) and students are encouraged to drop in anytime. The Chapel doors are always open and students and staff are encourage to visit this sacred space to spend prayerful time with our Lord.

 *Sacred Heart Youth Retreat...all SMHS students invited!

 THE SEARCH: For the first time, Sacred Heart Parish will be putting on, what I hope to become an annual youth retreat, put on by the parish community. The retreat will be held from November 4th-6th from 7pm on the Friday, to 12 noon on the Sunday. The retreat is open to all those in grades 8-12, and all those preparing for their Confirmation are highly encouraged to attend. The retreat will take place at John Paul II Culture Centre in Port Burwell, and all are encouraged to attend. Registration can be handed in to Diane at the Sacred Heart Church office. Cost is $75. If finances are an issue, please speak to Fr. Simard (519-485-1802) or Phylicia(226-232-6320). Many hands will make the work light, so if you are able to help in any way at all, please speak to Fr. Simard or Phylicia. There is no help too big, or too small!!
 
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