Today during Prayer Break we observed World Teacher’s Day. In doing so we chose to recognize the dedication and commitment of our faculty members. What follows is the portion of the Prayer Break during which we expressed our appreciation and raised up our prayers for the High School faculty and counselors. I hope that upon reading this, you too will hold these dedicated men and women in your thoughts and prayers…and so we began…
Ms. Azan, Ms. Baker, Ms. Bolanos, Ms. Gillingham and Ms. Palacios... for teaching us to love literature, to communicate effectively and moreover to use our words for good...we recognize you...we pray for you.
Ms. Banciella, Mr. Crockwell, Ms. Diaz, Ms. Lindeman, Dr. Mosher and Ms. Srikanthan...for helping us to discover the natural, elemental and physical world around us, for fostering in us curiosity and equipping us with the tools to make our own discoveries and for teaching us to be stewards of our environment...we recognize you...we pray for you.
Madame Bernard and Madame Kirsch for helping us to speak the language of St. Madeleine Sophie and St. Philippine Duchesne so that we may grow more like them in heart and mind...we recognize you...we pray for you.
Senora Carioni, Senora Machin and Senora Romero... for helping us to speak a language shared by 380 million people around the world, for making us more aware of the rich culture surrounding us and for helping us to celebrate our heritage...we recognize you...we pray for you.
Ms. Zhong for opening eyes and ears to the wonder of China...and sharing your knowledge with us...we recognize you...we pray for you.
Dr. Busse, Ms. Rodriguez and Ms. Tepavac...for helping us to express our creativity in music and dance, for giving us the confidence to perform and for encouraging us to share our selves with others...we recognize you...we pray for you.
Ms. Carratala, Mr. Consuegra, Mr. Gannon, Ms. King, Ms Randall, Ms. Sanchez and Ms. Thiry... for sharing your passion for history, for helping us to know the people and events that have shaped the world we live in and for reminding us that though understanding the troublesome events of the past we are not inclined to repeat them...we recognize you...we pray for you.
Ms. Cuza, Ms. Gonzalez, Ms. Hernandez, Ms. Tarullo and Mr. Vila...for sharing your enthusiasm for mathematics, for teaching us to be problem solvers and to gain insight though our use of math, and for making us living examples that girls and young women can be brilliant mathematicians...we recognize you...we pray for you.
Mr. Davis, Ms. Panzer, Dr. Mack and Ms. Roman...for sharing your faith with us, for challenging us to think in new ways and for bringing us closer to God...we recognize you...we pray for you.
Ms. Banks, Mr. Linares, Ms. Snyder, Ms. Wiesen as well as Mr. Crockwell...for giving us the skills to express ourselves, for teaching us to take risks and put ourselves out there and for helping others to come to know us though our art...we recognize you...we pray for you
Ms. Centeno-Guiets, Ms. Maschke, Ms Patterson Ms Recicar, Ms. Solis-Silva, and Ms. Toledo...for helping us when we are down, for celebrating our achievements...for showing your compassion understanding and humor we recognize you...we pray for you.
on Friday October 5, 2012 at 04:42PM