Nazareth School San Diego, California, USA
At Nazareth School we help students come to a deepened awareness of their relationship with God, allowing their faith to find expression in their daily lives and choices by:
- Providing weekly liturgical experiences which encourage active participation as lectors, choir members and altar servers.
- Providing training for students in grades 4-8 who wish to train as altar servers
- Providing religion classes which present doctrine and scripture in a relevant and interesting manner
- Engaging students in various prayer experiences both in class, prayer services, and at morning assembly
- Helping students to reflect on the values and moral principles which guide their choices and actions
Parents, relatives, and friends are welcome to join us at our Friday morning school-wide
In addition to our weekly school-wide Celebration of the Eucharist, during the seasons of Advent and Lent, students have an opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Penance).
Lent is a special time for the faculty and staff to share the concepts of prayer and giving with our students by:
- Providing time each day for devotional prayers Engaging students in the Lenten tradition of praying the Stations of the Cross both as a school community and with their prayer partners.
- Presenting during Holy Week, a play by the Eight Grade students, depicting the Passion of Jesus Christ: his trial, suffering and death. Students and Staff attend the Passion Play in preparation for the Easter Triduum.
The definition of a retreat is to retire, withdraw, or move back. It is an opportunity to get away from regular school activities, typical gathering place, and regular schedule. A retreat is a chance to step back and take a look at one’s self in a different setting away from everyday school distractions: a time to pray and think in a quite safe place.
- Retreat experiences and days of recollection are provided for our Eight Grade students.