When I was in grade school, I looked forward to May, not because it was the end of the school year – though that was exciting – but because it was the month of the Blessed Mother (and my birthday!) Every May, I would set up a “May Altar” in my bedroom. I really don’t […]
On This Date… Today Norbertines celebrate the feast day of Saint Herman Joseph. He entered the Norbertine Abbey of Steinfeld in Germany at age 12. After priestly ordination he worked in the sacristy and dining room. He was described as humble, poor, patient, friendly, obedient, and spiritual; he composed hymns and wrote a commentary on […]
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Dear Members of the Archmere Community: The current Strategic Plan, now in its fifth and final year, is being refreshed with discussions beginning at the level of the Board of Trustees and continuing with meetings of the administration and faculty and staff. The five focus areas of the current plan are being considered as organizing […]
Today’s Word: “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God” (John 14:1) On This Date… Today is Mother’s Day, established on May 9, 1914 by President Woodrow Wilson, to be celebrated on the second Sunday in May. On May 9, 1905 Mrs. Ann Reeves Jarvis, a Sunday School teacher from Grafton, […]
Today’s Word: “If you ask anything in my name, I will do it” (John 14:14) On This Date… On May 13, 1917 the Blessed Mother appeared to three children (ages 10, 9, 7) at Fatima, Portugal; she appeared a total of six times, asking the children to pray for conversion, repentance and world peace. World […]