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Christmas Hampers Decorated

Last updated on December 17, 2014
St. Francis School Grades five and six teacher Kelly Walby was looking for an Advent project for her class in December 2013. She contacted the Regina Food Bank and asked if there was anything her class could do in an artistic vein that would help the Food Bank. “He told me, ‘well we have these ugly brown boxes we use to pack our Christmas Hampers could you do anything with that’, could we, I replied!” Read More

How Did I Get Here?

Last updated on December 14, 2014
Every Advent, I enter into the season with the best of intentions for a blessed and holy Advent journey. And then the madness that is December hits and I find myself at Christmas Eve mass wondering ….. ”How did I get here?”  Despite my best intentions, I realize that Advent is gone, Christmas is here, and I am unprepared, not at peace and frustrated! Read More

"Real & Relevant" Parenting

Last updated on December 10, 2014
A conference for all parents will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015  as the Archdiocese of Regina Presents:A day for Parents, Guardians & Grandparents! The "Real & Relevant" Parenting Conference with presenter Mary Helen Moes “Light, Funny & Profound.” The day's topics include: *How to really love your stressed out kids. *"Hail Mary" save our family. *Dysfunctional biblical parents...that raised saintsRegistration cost $25.00 (includes coffee, snacks & lunch) Read More

Riffel High School Once Again Tops in Canada

Last updated on December 3, 2014
Hundreds of Riffel Catholic High School students laughed and applauded as Principal David Ripplinger and first year teacher Mitch Bresciani were Guerilla taped to the gym wall and teacher Connie Perreault had her hair shaved off. It was all part of the school’s celebration as once again they topped all other Canadian High Schools in the weight of food gathered during the Farm Credit  Corporation (FCC) annual Drive Away Hunger campaign held October 13-17 in six provinces. The school collected 19,125 pounds of food which went to the Regina Food bank. Read More

Regina Catholic Schools Receive UN Award

Last updated on December 3, 2014
Students and teachers at two Regina Roman Catholic Schools were presented with United Nations Certificates of Recognition for an oil re-cycling program begun five years ago. The oil re-cycling program was coordinated by Lee Garringer, Vice Principal at St. Joshaphat School and Arkin Kauf teacher at St. Matthew School. Read More
The Regina Catholic School board, faced with the challenge of increasing enrollments and three new schools to be opened in 2017, decided to use a unique process to consult with ratepayers, teachers, parents and students before deciding on necessary changes. “We know changes are coming,” said Vicky Bonnell Board Chair when the decision was made in June to go, for the first time in the board’s history, to an open and transparent consultation. “We consider our parents, our schools, our staff and ratepayers as very important to our school division and we wanted to hear what they are saying,” said Bonnell. Read More
NEW Children's Sing-Along Activity Book with Musical CD called, “Maryka’s Treasures.” Children are eager to sing along with the imaginative songs, while dancing, acting and engaging in activities developing their creative talents. The book is beautifully illustrated. The puzzles, word searches and colouring activities are imbued with wholesome, Christian virtues; both entertaining and educational, appealing to children and adults alike! Books and music make a lovely gift.The bilingual format makes learning Ukrainian or English fun and easy.  All are invited to a book signing at Chapters on Gordon Rd. Sunday, November 16, 2014 2:00-4:00  Read More

RCSD Alumni Band

Last updated on November 8, 2014
The Calling of the Band Clan In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Regina Catholic Schools' Band Days, an alumni band is being formed.  A meet and greet will be held at Brewster's 4180 Albert St., Tuesday, November 18, 6:00-9:00.  If you want to join the band or simply reconnect with old friends join us at Brewster's.  For more information email j.atter@rcsd.ca or check out the Alumni Band Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/rcsalumniband. Read More
Regina’s four Roman Catholic High schools purchased a high definition camera that serves as a remote diagnostic tool and enables Regina Doctor Didi Emokpare to diagnose Haitian children’s ailments brought before the camera. The money for the camera was raised through the High Schools for Hope Charity the four high schools formed to support 40 children, 20 each in Haiti and Philippines. “We ask students to donate and hold different events during the season of Lent,” said Pat Roth, Chaplain at Riffel Catholic High School. Each high school, Leboldus, Miller, O’Neil and Riffel usually hold special events as part of their fund raising efforts. “In the four years that we’ve been doing it, we’ve raised $100,000.00 for Haiti and for Philippines,” said Roth. Read More

Night Fever

Last updated on October 28, 2014
Thankyou to Tina Kleisinger (pastoral support coordinator) for contributing as a guest for this month's blog. “Night Fever" - A bridge between individuals, parishes and communities! Victoria Park, Regina; September 6, 2014 was host to “Praise in the Park”.  This ecumenical initiative was part of a week-long event with a mission to mobilize the churches of Regina to touch people’s lives with the amazing, life-transforming love of Jesus Christ. Read More
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