Saint Ursula Academy

Parent Bulletin

Author: Lisa Caito

Senior Parents

Reading Time: < 1 minute Data shows 80% of students stop practicing their faith while they are away at college.  Only 10% of college students find the campus ministry on their own. We are working with the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and Newman Connection to address this!  The Newman Connection, a non-profit, nationwide group, works at connecting freshmen college students with […]

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Where to go??-Lenten Resources

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome into the 5th week of Lent!  We are less than two weeks away from Easter!  Now is the time to really buckle down in your Lenten promise if you've been a little lax with it!  Now is also the time to think about what you can do with your faith community in the next two weeks to really deepen your […]

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Week 3 Lenten Resources

Reading Time: < 1 minute How is your Lent going? Have you been able to remain firm in your Lenten sacrifice? Are you remembering to take a few extra minutes each day to pray? Have you done anything to spread your faith during this Lenten season through social media?If you answered "no" to that last question, here's an easy and powerful […]

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Final 2021 Faith in Action Day

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Monday, March 15, we will be celebrating our final Faith in Action Day of this school year!  Below is an overview of the schedule for each class.  Please ask your daughters for more details! If you have any questions, please feel free to email Lisa Caito at lcaito@saintursula.org. Class of 2024-Big Sis/Lil Sis activities […]

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Home Sweet Home- Lenten Prayers

Reading Time: < 1 minute This week for our Lenten resources, I wanted to focus on Lenten devotional prayers that can be done at home this year. Many of us are still choosing to worship at home each weekend to keep us and others safe and healthy.  With that in mind, it may be difficult to feel as if we are […]

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Class of 2022 Senior Retreat Options

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last Thursday, I met with the Class of 2022 to explain their senior retreat options. I then sent them this information: Every student must participate in a senior retreat (either option A, B or C) Review dates with your parents this weekend!!! (I hope that did happen.) Option A- Kairos retreat March 26-28, 2021     […]

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Second Week of Lent

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the email I sent to the students this past Sunday, I wanted to break down a few examples of easy, helpful ways to practice the three pillars of Lent (fasting, praying, and almsgiving).    Fasting: This week, try fasting from something that's not food!  Here are some ideas from Pope Francis!   Praying: Many of us may already […]

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First Week of Lent

Reading Time: < 1 minute Each Sunday during Lent, I'll be sharing different resources with our school community. Then the following Wednesday, I'll include it in the Parent Bulletin in hopes that it helps our parents explore Lent in a different way just as it may help our students, faculty, and staff! We've only been in the Lenten season for […]

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Advent Week #3 (Whoa, we're halfway there...)

Reading Time: < 1 minute ...whoa, livin' on a prayer! Like Advent and our school year as a whole, we're halfway there! Some of us may feel like we really are living on a prayer right now! Times are tough and we're all feeling the stress! If you're feeling stressed now, can you imagine how stressed Mary and Joseph were […]

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Advent Week 2

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to the second week of Advent! At times it feels like the days fly by and other times it feels as though they creep by so slowly! Whatever you're feeling right now is normal! Hopefully, this week's resources give you a second to pause, re-evaluate how the past week has gone, and possibly reset […]

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Advent Week One

Reading Time: < 1 minute This year has been "different" on so many levels for all of us! Advent may be a great time for us to pause, reset, and really focus on our faith life! So how do we do that? I'm here to help however I can! Each Sunday during Advent, I'll send some resources that may help […]

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UPDATED: Junior Retreats

Reading Time: < 1 minute Parents of Juniors: As you know, things are ever-changing, and in light of that, we have decided to switch our traditional junior overnight retreat to a day retreat. This will still be a full day of retreat (8am-9pm) but the students will not spend the night. We will limit the number of retreatants to 30 […]

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Class of 2022 Overnight Retreats

Reading Time: < 1 minute Parents of Juniors, please take some time to review your family calendars to decide which upcoming retreat date will work best for your daughter. Each junior will receive the sign-up link next Tuesday, September 8. The retreat is held at Bergamo Retreat Center in Dayton. We will follow all recommended social distancing measures and masks […]

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Kairos Retreats for the Class of 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute The two Kairos retreats that have already been scheduled (September 18-20, 2020 and January 22-24, 2021) are occurring with additional COVID-19 safety measures. We are working to schedule two additional Kairos retreats to accommodate the seniors whose Kairos retreats were postponed from the spring and summer. More information on those retreats to come soon! The […]

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