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To recognize outstanding service — saintly service — to everyone in Catholic school communities, the Catholic Schools Center for Excellence (CSCOE) rolled out Saintly Service, a program encouraging school faculty and staff to exemplify charisms of seven great saints: St. Benedict, St. Teresa of Calcutta, St. Ignatius, St. Therese of Lisieux, St. John XXIII, St. Joan of Arc, & St. Francis.

This year, St. Odilia staff members are excited to incorporate the example of these seven saints into the ways we interact with students, parents, and each other. This is a philosophy that our school already embraces, but one that we want to be especially intentional about in welcoming and embracing others. We’re looking forward to a great year of building community and being Better Together!  If you witness one of our staff members living out the various charisms of the month’s featured saint and would like to nominate them for our school Halo Award, please use this nomination form

Each month we will highlight a different saint and the saint for November & December is Saint Ignatius.g  He is known for always assuming positive intent. What does that look like at St. Odilia? This could look like the following in our school; who is the staff person who:

  • Gives others the benefit of the doubt
  • Encourages connection and not division
  • Is non-judgmental
  • Works in cooperation

We can’t wait to see the nominations roll in!  Please complete the form by December 15 and we will share the October Halo Award winner in our January newsletter!