CCHS Celebrates 60th Anniversary Gala
Over the past six decades, Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, FL has grown and flourished in many ways, from facilities and enrollment to the curriculum and alumni support. Generations of “Explorers” have gone on to succeed in their family and professional lives while leaving positive marks in their communities.
Central Catholic Students Reflect on Lent's Meaning
LAWRENCE — In the popular mindset, Lent is regarded as a time for "getting ashes" and "giving up" something. Two Central Catholic High School students, Michael Kareores and Haleigh St. Hilaire, said the 40 days preceding Easter are much more than that, however. Lent is also a time for reflection, they point out.
Christopher Columbus High School Celebrates 60th Anniversary Mass
This is an exciting time for the students, staff, and alumni of Christopher Columbus High School! 2019 marks the schools 60th Anniversary Year and the 20th anniversary of the Canonization of St. Marcellin Champagnat. The school held a celebratory Mass on Wednesday March 20th to mark the important events.
Marist Youth Grows and Thrives at Christopher Columbus High School
It’s a Tuesday evening in March. Sixty-seven students from Christopher Columbus and other Miami area high schools are gathered in the school chapel for the weekly Marist Youth meeting. At Columbus, Marist Youth is a coed faith community open to all high school students. Participants socialize, share their faith and life experiences, pray together, have fun, and deepen their bonds as a Marist family.
Archbishop Molloy's Champagnat Society Volunteers During School Break
Over school break, students in Molloy’s St. Marcellin Champagnat Society (SMCS) volunteered during their vacation time to help out at the Ronald McDonald House of Little Neck and the Forest Hills Food Bank.
Snapshots of Ash Wednesday Services Around the Province
As we begint the season of Lent, we take time this Ash Wednesday to gather as Marist communities. Our family spirit unites us accross the Province and the presence of Jesus strengthens us for this Lenten journey. May we strive for simplicity and work to make Jesus known and loved, continuing the mission of Our Good Mother, Mary, and our founder St. Marcellin Champagnat.
Discovering Our Call – New Beginnings!
The inaugural Discovering Our Call was held in Esopus on the weekend of Feb 15-17, with a small group of 10 participants and presenters. This initial group, although small, proved to be quite diverse in experience. One attended the Mount as a boarding student through the 40s and 50s. One was brand new to the Marist charism and identity, and several were graduates of Roselle Catholic. One is a law student, one a volunteer at Esopus, one an educator in the Bronx.
Winter Sharing Our Call 1
February 2019 began the new year of formation programs, starting with Sharing Our Call 1 for those in Marist schools, and Discovering Our Call (a new program for those not in school ministries). 21 people attended SOC 1, with attendees coming from all 7 of the Marist USA schools (Roselle, St Joe’s, Pace, Marist Eugene – we’re looking for YOU next time!).