Today is the feast of St. Patrick. He was a missionary who was credited with converting Ireland to Christianity. St. Patrick came to Ireland to tell the Irish people the good news about Jesus Christ. He used a small three-leafed plant, the shamrock to explain the Trinity. He said: just as the shamrock has three leaves so one God is three persons, Father, Son and ... Continue reading "Mars 17 Bonne célébration de la Saint-Patrick!"
Joseph was the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster father of Jesus. He was a very holy man. We do not know much about the life of St. Joseph, other than he was a carpenter. He came from the line of a very great king, King David.
When St Joseph married Mary, they went to live in the town of ... Continue reading "Mars 19 Bonne fête de la St. Joseph"
How can we help our children cope with their anxiety and worries during this pandemic?
Check out how to use these strategies on a tip sheet:
- Deep Breathing
- Positive Afirmations
The Grades 1-3 workshop will teach our students how to build a Mental Health Tool Kit to help them manage stress and anxiety. Strategies such as Belly Breathing, Kindness Meditation, Powerful Stances and more…
Students in Grades 4-6 will participate in a virtual workshop called Empowering Young Minds. The students will learn options for evidence-based coping skills such ... Continue reading "March 10: Virtual Mental Health Workshops at SJA!"
Youth & Anxiety Parent Info Night March 3 at 7:00pm
St. Joseph Aurora is hosting a virtual parent information night on March 3 titled, “Helping Your Child Tackle Stress & Anxiety”. Lisa Wood from the Canadian Mental Health Association will be sharing strategies to help children deal with anxiety and promote health and wellness. There will be a Q and A ... Continue reading "SJA Parent Info Night March 3: Helping Your Child Tackle Stress & Anxiety"
Anti-Bullying Day is a day when people wear mainly a pink shirt to symbolise a stand against bullying, an idea that originated in Canada.
This Pink Shirt Day, our focus is working together and treating others with dignity and respect. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all and shown the importance of helping one another and advocating for those who need it. Help ... Continue reading "Pink Shirt Day (Canada) is Wednesday, February 24!!"