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Advent Traditions to Start

Advent is a time of preparation as we wait to celebrate the coming of Christ. It’s a special season and the perfect time to start new family traditions! These traditions will help your family spend time together and focus on the real meaning of the season. Create an Advent Wreath Advent is about joyful waiting…


Pope Francis’ Five Finger Prayer

Prayer is an important part of our lives. It helps us invest in our relationship with God, and it shows us how good God is and how much He moves in our daily lives. It’s important to keep those around us — family, friends, teachers, government officials, and people we pass at church — in…


How to Explain Advent to Children

Advent is important to celebrate, but it’s a concept that may be difficult to explain to young children! Let’s review what Advent is and think about how we can put it into terms children can understand. When is Advent? Advent is the four weeks leading up to Christmas. The Advent season starts four Sundays before…


Could My Child Tutor?

If your child is hoping to give Christmas gifts to her friends, tutoring her peers might be a great way to earn the money to do so! Not only will having a part-time job teach her how to manage money and decide worthy ways to spend it, tutoring will show her how rewarding it is…


Messy Science Experiments

There’s one thing children love — messy games. And Florida’s year-round warmth is the perfect chance to turn their love for messy things into a love for science experiments and craft projects! Orange County private schools know that hands-on experimentation can be exactly what children need to retain concepts and embrace their creativity. Scented And…


Get to Know-ah The Ark

Many of us know the classic story of Noah’s Ark: God calls Noah to build a giant ark, which will hold his family and two of each animal. This is where he successfully waits out the flood. But there’s a lot about Noah’s Ark that you might not know! Catholic high schools in Orlando encourage…


Get Grateful With Games

Are you excited to spend time with your family over Thanksgiving? While the tried-and-true “go around the table and everyone can say what we’re thankful for” tradition is simple and effective, try switching up your approach this year! With these games, your family can practice thankfulness while making fun, long-lasting memories. Gratitude Pictionary It’s Pictionary…


The Benefits of a Catholic Education

At the Diocese of Orlando, we are proud to offer an academic environment where students discover their purpose and connect their passion to God’s will for them. Our teachers serve as role models and follow in the Lord’s footsteps. Through everyday guidance from their teachers, daily prayer, a solid religious curriculum, and more, students build…


Why Invest In a Children’s Bible?

It’s important that you take the time to read Bible stories to your children! However, when you read from your own adult Bible, it can be challenging to fully engage younger minds. By getting your child her own Bible — specifically, one that was written with her age in mind — she can more easily…


Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Fall is here, which means it’s time for leaves to start changing color! Since we are private schools in Orlando, FL, we don’t see many orange and yellow leaves. However, this is still the image many children associate with the season. If your child has ever asked you why leaves change color, why not show…