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Preparing for Christ…Forming Saints

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 | 0 comments

I am thrilled about this gift for three reasons: Our elementary through high school program has increased by 33% this year Families continue to enjoy our commitment to providing Catholic family education in our community We began renting a second facility this fall that enables our high school program to offer more academic levels Our infant child care has become a successful part of our mission – improving our teaching staff to include parents of small children As you know, our goal is to form saints for our time by meeting the needs of each family and student through organically...

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Science Comes Alive!

Posted on Dec 5, 2018 | 0 comments

Students in our Bethlehem (1st through 4th grades) and Nazareth (5th through 8th grades) classes observe and then have a chance to conduct their own experiments. With Mrs. McRorie guiding the way, the students watched in awe of the properties of combustion and expansion, later creating their own chemical reaction. The children in Bethlehem applaud when Mrs. McRorie enters the room and quickly huddle around, eager to see what they are going to learn next.  The highlight of the Bethlehem science class has been studying Newton’s laws of motion.  Some of the experiments from their most recent...

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Enter into Advent

Posted on Dec 3, 2018 | 2 comments

Enter into Advent

Advent is a time of preparation and patience as we joyfully await the coming of the baby Jesus and prepare for Christ’s second coming.  We light the first candle for Hope, the second candle for Peace and the third candle for JOY this week.   I recall as a young child I learned from my pastor how to pray with JOY – Jesus first – “Thank you, Jesus, for the gift of you and help us to be like you”. Others second — “I pray for others close to me and those I do not know.”  Finally Yourself – “I pray for me to grow in virtue and...

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The Hands of Service and Fostering Vocations

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 | 0 comments

One of the inspirational texts of our founding, St. John Paul II’s Familiaris Consortio, proclaims that “the family that is open to transcendent values…and is aware of its daily sharing in the mystery of the glorious Cross of Christ, becomes the primary and most excellent seed-bed of vocations to a life of consecration to the Kingdom of God.”  We see this truth bearing fruit at Regina Mater through the Lanicek family. Mrs. Lanicek is one of our “golden educators”, teaching at Regina Mater since 2008. She sees her job as a vocation at home to her two children and to her...

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Hiring Montessori Guide

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 | 0 comments

Regina Mater, an educational community in the Catholic tradition, is hiring a part-time Montessori Guide for its primary (prek3-K) program in Central Austin.  Instruction days are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays for thirty weeks during the school year.  The Guide will be responsible for both Montessori and religious instruction.  On-site childcare is available.  The ideal candidate should have familiarity with Marian spirituality and Catholic family formation. Requirements: Prior experience in Montessori school, preferably AMI AMI certification or enrollment Catechesis of the Good...

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Pope Francis

Posted on Sep 12, 2017 | 0 comments

“An educational community is a small church, greater than the family and smaller than the diocesan Church…In it we are on pilgrimage toward eternity as sons and daughters.”

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