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Register now and get ready to join us for some family fun on Sunday, May 16th at 10:30 am.
April Showers bring May flowers. This coming week, we celebrate the gift of Catholic Education in Ontario. This year’s Catholic Education Week theme is, “Nurturing Hope.”
There are five sub-themes for each day of Catholic Education Week:
Day 1: Preparing the Earth
Day 2: Sowing Seeds of Gratitude
Day 3: Cultivating Relationship
Day 4: Harvesting ... Continue reading "Catholic Education Week"
As we enter the nicer weather in spring, it’s important that we remain focused on supporting our physical and mental health well-being and keeping our school zones safe. COVID-19 has led to changes in our day-to-day lives, and we all need to do our part to ensure the welfare of those around us.
Active School Travel (i.e walking, cycling, scootering) is one way ... Continue reading "Active School Transportation"
We are excited to welcome Babarinde to St. Bernadette’s on Monday at 1:15 pm virtually to share stories of Black Canadian Heroes. Baba is an award-winning motivational speaker, singer, percussionist, recording artist, trumpet and saxophone player, ethnomusicologist, music director, writer and Griot (African historian and storyteller) who has been featured on Ted Talk and other academic forums. He was born in
- Connect with nature to nurture your inner happiness
- Go for a family walk
- Remain positive, you are resilient
Visit the School Mental Health Ontario site for self-care tips.
Healthy eating looks different for everyone. During this season of Lent, let us remember to share what we have with others and do acts of charity.
Last year, with the proclamation of Bill 178, the Black Mental Health Day Act (2020) helped set the stage for all to learn and understand more about the impact of systemic racism. We need to work together to enact meaningful systemic change that will better support Black children and youth and address the historical impact of bias, discrimination and trauma on their mental health and ... Continue reading "March 1st is Black Mental Health Day"