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Seniors Spread Christmas Cheer as part of Capstone

Seniors looking to make a difference for kids and their parents this Christmas served as personal shopping helpers at the Life Enrichment Center earlier this month. The experience was part of Cheyenne Coyle, Shannon Murray, Cayley Saunders and Kierstin Saunders' Senior Capstone project.

"The surrounding Dayton area is what really interested me — I see child poverty in Dayton and wanted to learn more about it," Kierstin said. 

CJ Welcomes Special Guests from Archdiocese, SNDdeN

On the same day as the first all-school Mass of the 2017-2018 school year, the CJ community welcomed special visitors from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Susan Gibbons, the superintendent of Catholic schools, Michelle Hinton and Vince Woodall joined students, faculty and staff for Mass at Emmanuel Catholic Church on Wednesday, August 30. Meg Sharpe and Sr. Kim Dalgarn, both from the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, were also welcomed guests.

FLIGHT Retreat Held for New and Former Members

Students may not be meeting in the classroom every day until later this month, but in July, members of the Faith Leaders in God’s Hands Today (FLIGHT) Class of 2018 gathered to prepare for the upcoming school year.

Members of FLIGHT are from the senior class. The students prepare monthly liturgies, lead retreats, plan service activities and provide prayer experiences for the CJ community.

Watch: Students Share Experiences From Steubenville Conference

Peace, laughter, pure joy.

Those were a few of the emotions students used to describe their experience attending a Steubenville Conference from July 7-9.

Along with speakers, students participated in adoration, Mass, and reflection time.

The CJ group, led by teachers Tim and Amy O'Loughlin, shared what they called life-changing experiences from the conference. You can watch the group's reflection here.


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