Compassion is a feeling of wanting to help those in need. But more than a noun, its a verb. More than a feeling, it should be an action.
- seek to understand others by listening
- be willing to forgive others
- give of my resources to help those in need
Lord, open our eyes ... Continue reading "Virtue of the Month: Compassion"
Rowan’s Law Day (#RowansLawDay)
During the week of September 28 to October 2, 2020, schools across Ontario are expected to recognize this law by educating and engaging students, staff, and parents/guardians in activities that increase awareness about concussions and to share Rowan Stringer’s story. We will be wearing
PURPLE on Thursday, October 1st to recognize this law with Rowan’s favourite colour.
What is Orange Shirt Day?
In the spring of 2013, a commemoration event was held in Williams Lake, BC to honour those who attended the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school. Orange Shirt Day was inspired by the experience and story of Phyllis (Jack) Webstad whose shiny new orange shirt was taken away on
her first day of school at the Mission. Her story and ... Continue reading "ORANGE SHIRT DAY- Every Child Matters~ held on Wednesday, September 30th"
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Terry Fox Marathon of
Hope and we would like to celebrate this at St. Brigid. Sometime during
the week of Sept. 28 – Oct. 2, 2020, each class will individually walk or
run for Terry Fox. Because of the many new procedures at our school,
we will NOT be collecting ANY money from students. If you wish ... Continue reading "40th Anniversary of the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope~"
Dear St. Brigid Families,
I hope that this email finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. The September reopening is a significant undertaking in light of the complexities brought on by the pandemic. I take great comfort in knowing that as a community, we will continue to work together to ensure a safe and successful return to our school.
... Continue reading "September 2020 Update"
Recent events in Canada and the United States have ignited discussion and action focused on the experiences of anti-Black racism. The work needed to dismantle anti-Black racism is complicated, and differentiated depending on our own identities. It will require us to be committed to supporting each other and holding each other accountable.
With this in mind, we have curated resources to assist ... Continue reading "ABR Guiding Resources"