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Saints and Scholars Newsletter November 23, 2022

Words from our Principal Dear Families and Friends of Lumen, The Feast of Christ the King this past Sunday was followed by Monday’s Feast of the Presentation of Mary. According to Church tradition, Mary’s parents, Joachim and Anne, were – after years of barrenness – so grateful for Mary’s birth that they offered her to God...
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Saints and Scholars Newsletter - November 18, 2022

Saints and Scholars Newsletter November 18, 2022

Words from our Principal Dear Families and Friends of Lumen, On November 9, the Church celebrated the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, the official cathedral of the diocese of Rome – in other words, the true cathedral of the Pope! You can virtually tour this remarkable basilica on the Vatican’s website, or you can...
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Saints and Scholars Newsletter November 11, 2022

Words from our Principal Dear families and friends of Lumen, Sunday’s first reading came from 2 Maccabees 7:1-14 and told the story of the martyrdom of a mother and her seven sons, who had been arrested for refusing to eat pork (and thereby show their obedience and loyalty to Antiochus IV Epiphanes, the pagan Seleucid...
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Saints and Scholars Newsletter November 4, 2022

Words from our Principal Dear families and friends of Lumen, On Friday, October 28 (which also happens to be the birthday of our beloved chaplain Fr. Riley!), our Church celebrated the Feast of Sts. Simon and Jude. Though we have already reflected on the Honor Code principle of genuinely seeking the moral, spiritual, and intellectual...
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Saints and Scholars Newsletter October 28, 2022

Saints and Scholars Newsletter October 28, 2022

Words from our Principal Dear families and friends of Lumen, On October 12, we celebrated the feast day of Bl. Carlo Acutis, popular for being a “millennial” saint and known for his love of computers and video games. It goes without saying that Bl. Carlo is an ideal example of a young man committed to using...
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Saints and Scholars Newsletter October 21 2022

Saints and Scholars Newsletter October 21, 2022

Words from our Principal Dear families and friends of Lumen, “When departing from a place, I will leave it better than I found it.” In our school Honor Code, these words generally apply to our physical surroundings – leaving our cafeteria cleaner than we entered, for instance, or our classrooms tidier. Yet in many ways, to leave...
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Saints and Scholars Newsletter October 14, 2022

Saints and Scholars Newsletter October 14, 2022

Words from our Principal Dear families and friends of Lumen, We hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend. With temperatures dipping and the trees changing color, we’ve officially left summer behind – and it feels like it too! Last Friday our Church celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, commemorating a day when the power...
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Saints and Scholars Newsletter October 7, 2022

Words from our Principal Dear families and friends of Lumen, This Saturday, our Church celebrated the feast of one of the most beloved saints of all time: St. Therese of Lisieux. While it would be impossible to make a full reckoning of the virtues of this saint – who, despite (or perhaps because!) of her youthful...
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LVA Recent Field Trips - Sept 30 2022

Saints and Scholars Newsletter September 30, 2022

Words from our Principal Dear Families and Friends of Lumen, Last Friday, our Church celebrated the feast of St. Pius of Pietrelcina, better known as  “Padre Pio.” While his life is incredibly fascinating for its supernatural qualities – he was known for bearing the stigmata as well as for having the ability to bilocate and read souls – his more...
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