I trust you all of had a wonderful Thanksgiving long weekend and were able to enjoy the beautiful sunshine we were blessed with on Sunday and Monday. The children have returned with big smiles on their faces, enjoying this fantastic weather. Working in this community with committed staff, supportive parents and wonderful children is something for which I am very thankful.
As one of the people outside directing traffic, I thank you for your patience and understanding regarding the construction on Arthur Drive. If everything goes according to plan the bulk of the work should be completed today.
Prayer Request: The great grandfather of Elle Thomas (2A) and Mila Thomas (K) passed away recently as well as the grandfather of Sophia Schallig (7A). Please keep them and their family in your prayers. Thank you.
Parent Teacher Interviews:
- Thursday, October 20: 3:30-8 pm
- Friday, October 21: 9 – 12 pm
Where: School Gym
October: The Month of the Rosary The Rosary is a wonderful way to learn about the life of Christ, and pray together as a family. Click on this link to dig deeper into the meaning and practice of this beautiful prayer. http://www.familyrosary.org/TheRosary/HowToPrayTheRosary/Mysteries%20of%20The%20Rosary.aspx
Dinner Dance Auction (DDA) Update: Thanksgiving is over and now it is time to get serious about planning for the Dinner Dance Auction. We are well on the way, but we still need more volunteers to fill tasks leading up to, during and after the event. There are various jobs during the day and evenings of Friday Nov 25 and Saturday Nov 26, along with the important cleanup crew needed Sunday morning. Log into your OnVolunteers Portal to see available tasks. New this year: We are pleased to offer double hours for volunteer tasks during the event (extra hours tasks are noted online at OnVolunteers).
Parish Festival Thankyou: The Sacred Heart Parish Fall Festival Committee hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Thank you everyone for supporting the Parish Festival! It was a fun time and a great turn out. Thanks to God for blessing the day with sunshine and smiles. We would like to say Thank you to all our sponsors for your generous donations and support:
Sacred Heart Parish for hosting the festival
Sacred Heart School - Mr. Kozack, teachers and staff
The Hymn Prov’s – Martin Sampson, Kelly Dickie and Erin Seddon
Our emcee, Jason Cummings
Our DJ - Dennis Bellia, DJ Dynamic DJ Services
Knights of Columbus
St. Monica’s Guild
All those who lent us their tents
All our cake makers
The Run Inn
Delta Councilor - Ian Paton
Cinemazoo Animal Agency
Thank you to all our volunteers for doing your part to ensure our festival was a great success. A huge thank you goes to the Festival Committee, Betty Orellana Murcia, Shelly Last, Yolanda Chow, Michelle Hendrickson, Wilma Moir, Sophia Bubas, Jan Kinghorn, Ginny Linwood and Susan Bains-Grewal, for your time, energy and spirit.
Agnes R. Douglas
Sacred Heart Church
Parish Fall Festival - Lead Coordinator
Odyssey of the Mind: Mrs. Wyenberg and Mrs. Nykoluk held an Odyssey of the Mind meeting yesterday for students who are interested in joining this year. Permission slips were sent home with students who attended the meeting. If your child didn't make the meeting and would like to join Odyssey, please see Mrs. Wyenberg for a permission slip. If you have the permission slip, please fill it out and return it to Mrs. Wyenberg as soon as possible.
To learn more about Odyssey, please go to:
School Photo Day: Mon, October 24, 9:00am – 2:30pm. Please mark your calendars.
Birthday Celebration for Fr. Francis:
When: Sunday, October 23 at 12 PM
Where: Parish Centre
What: Potluck Luncheon
Who: for more information contact Wilma Moir at 604-946-7510
When: Monday, October 17 at 7:30 PM
Where: Parish Chapel
What: An evening of worship through prayer consisting of meditative singing and periods of silence,