Sunday, December 30, 2012

7 Quick Takes "Friday"

7 Spices of Life!

1.  MERRIMENT with friends!
The Sisters enjoyed an afternoon meal with 
Joe and Audrie Garagiola.

2.  A small COMMUNITY gathering!

3.  Franciscan HOSPITALITY!
Sister Anna from Sierra Vista, AZ came for a visit during Christmas break.  She enjoyed all the animals!

They enjoyed her company too!

4.  CHEERING for the winning team!! Go CARDS!

5.  FRIENDLY competition!

6. Franciscan on the MOVE!

7.  JOY has come at last!

Saturday, December 22, 2012

7 Quick Takes Friday

7 Spices of life! 

1. GENEROSITY filled our Thanksgiving 
celebration for those in need.

2. FIESTA at St. Peter's Covent!

3. PREPARE ye the way of the Lord!

4. JOY!!  :)  Diamondbacks' Christmas Party

5. REJOICE in the Lord always!

6. Franciscan at PLAY!

7. Praise the Lord!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Honoring Our Heroes

The past week at St. Peter Indian Mission School was one of remembrance.  

Students first took part in a Cultural Day organized by the culture teacher Ms. Harrison.  

Students honored and remembered the Huhukam, their tribal ancestors, in a march to the cemetery.

Returning from the cemetery, students gathered in the front courtyard and took part in traditional dancing.

As soon as the traditional songs began, students joined the dancing, inviting classmates and teachers alike to participate!

On Friday, students gathered in St. Peter Church to honor the United States Veterans across the years.  

Classrooms supported troops from all eras wearing their red, white and blue Polo Shirts.

Veterans on the reservation were invited to attend the ceremony, including Monsignor Ed.

Students sang songs, giving due respect to all veterans from WWI to our most recent involvement in Afghanistan. 

After the prayer service, each student shook hands with each veteran, thanking them for their years of service and presenting them with cards of appreciation.

Students then escorted the veterans to the cafeteria for a turkey dinner in their honor.

St. Peter's honors all those who have touched our lives, within our own community and beyond, the past and the present.  

Thank you for your HEROIC LEGACIES.
God's blessings to all of our heroes.