Category: General

Autism Awareness Day

April 2 marks World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) that aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism and others living with autism face every day.  As a growing global health issue owing to its increasing exposure in the press and common knowledge, autism is an issue that is only gaining more understanding and WAAD activities are planned every year to further ... Continue reading "Autism Awareness Day"

Shrove Tuesday & Pink Shirt Day

On Tuesday, February 25, Holy Name will be participating in Pink Shirt Day & Shrove Tuesday.  Celebrated annually around the globe, Pink Shirt Day started in Canada in 2007, when two Nova Scotia high school students, David Shepherd and Travis Price, decided to take a stand against homophobic bullying after a grade 10 student was harassed and threatened for wearing pink.  David and Travis bought ... Continue reading "Shrove Tuesday & Pink Shirt Day"

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, which is the 40-day period (not including Sundays) of fasting and repentance leading up to Easter.   We hope you can join us for our school liturgy on Wednesday, February 26th @ 9:30 a.m.