Fr. Jerome Visits Third Grade

DSC04143After Tuesday’s Mass celebrating the Feast of Saint Blaise, Father Jerome Day, O.S.B. visited his Third Grade Prayer Partners in their religion class. Fr. Jerome guest taught the class and focused on the Feast of the Presentation which is celebrated on February 2. Father related the account of the Presentation, and discussed how this connected to to Jesus being the light of our world.  The students received a candle to represent the light of Jesus.

At Saint Benedict Academy, each class is paired with a local priest or professed religious as their prayer partner. The students’ prayer partners correspond with the children throughout the school year and visit the classrooms regularly.