Divine Mercy Catholic Elementary School in Maple celebrated Catholic Education Week with a plethora of virtual events and activities centered around each of Catholic Education Week’s daily themes: Preparing the Earth (Monday), Sowing Seeds of Gratitude (Tuesday), Cultivating Relationships (Wednesday), Harvesting New Fruit (Thursday) and Marveling in Wonder (Friday).
On Monday, the school livestreamed a school liturgy in the morning for staff, students and families.
On Tuesday, Grade 3/4 Teacher Ms. Giurdanella led the school in a ‘Mindfulness Stretching and Gratitude Practice’ to coincide with the Catholic Education Week Daily theme, Sowing Seeds of Gratitude.
On Wednesday, the school community participated in the province-wide Mass for Catholic Education celebrated by His Eminence Cardinal Thomas Collins.
On Thursday, in honour of the daily theme, Harvesting New Fruit, the school held a one-day food drive in support of the Vaughan Food Bank.
Finally, on Friday, Divine Mercy students participated in a Civvies Day and tuned into a live stream book reading by Principal Iannetta who read, We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio.