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Principal's Welcome Message
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Welcome, everyone, to another great school year at Holy Rosary Catholic School! Our board and school staff have worked tirelessly throughout the summer to prepare for the many wonderful learning opportunities that await our students.

The start of a new school year can be both exciting and a little intimidating. It is a wonderful time to renew old friendships and offers the opportunity for new relationships where we may pray, work, and learn together in Catholic Education.  God designed us to be part of a larger community of believers and we plan to celebrate all of the ways that TOGETHER IS BETTER!

Holy Rosary Catholic School enjoys a strong tradition of support and collaboration with our parish, our families, and our community.  I am delighted to continue as a part of  this wonderful community and I look forward to getting to know all of our many new students and families throughout the year.

Christina Ackerman, Principal


The Long View  - A Prayer from Bishop Oscar Romero

It helps, now and then, to step back and take the long view.  The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is beyond our vision.  We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of the magnificent enterprise that is God's work.

Nothing we do is complete, which is another way of saying that the kingdom always lies beyond us.

No statement says all that could be said.  No prayer fully expresses our faith.  No confession brings perfection.  No pastoral visit brings wholeness.  No program accomplishes the Church's mission.  No set of goals and objectives includes everything.

That is what we are about:  We plant seeds that one day will grow.  We water seeds already planted, knowing that they hold future promise.  We lay foundations that will need further development.  We provide yeast that produces effects beyond our capabilities.

We cannot do everything and there is a sense of liberation in realizing that.  This enables us to do something, and to do it very well.  It may be incomplete, but it is a beginning, a step along the way, an opportunity for God's grace to enter and do the rest.

We may never see the end results, but that is the difference between the master builder and the worker.  We are workers, not master builders, ministers, not messiahs.

We are prophets of a future not our own.

Amen.