Tag Archive: Lent

Mar 22

Chris Smeaton

Lenten Message- Covering up Jesus

At yesterday’s mass, Fr Salvador reminded us that the body of Jesus on the crucifix is covered. With the fifth week of Lent upon us, it is a reminder of our yearning as Christian people to see Christ again, in all his glory. It is not in the brutality of the crucifixion that we want …

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Mar 15

Chris Smeaton

Lenten Reflection- Moments of conversion

Last week at our Division Spiritual Development Day, Ken Yasinski really challenged me! In fact, I was most grateful to have our SALT and Principal Lenten Retreat the following day  to be able to take some time and really reflect on his message. One of my earliest thoughts was about how I would have taken Ken’s …

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Mar 09

Chris Smeaton

From the Desk of the Superintendent- March 09, 2014

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The wind is howling in southern Alberta this morning. That means we are either having a bitter cold snap or a chinook. Already in March, we’ve faced both!  Let’s hope that the spring weather  we are experiencing currently (maybe without the wind) stays around as I for one am tired of winter! February’s board meeting highlighted some major capital announcements …

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Feb 01

Chris Smeaton

From the Desk of the Superintendent- February 2013

February marks the mid-point of the school year, the start of the second semester or the third quarter. It also signals the beginning stages of planning; 3-year education, capital and annual budget for 2013-14.  There is a certain flow that occurs in the planning cycle in education. The government provides school jurisdictions with their Accountability Pillar …

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