Catholic Faith Life

Examples of HSA's rich devotional life include:

·       Each day begins with the Morning Offering

·       Participation in Holy Mass is an essential and orienting feature of a Holy Spirit Academy education

·       Teacher and staff profess an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium

·       Students and full-time faculty and staff will assist at Mass on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and special feast days at St. Henry's Parish

·       Students attend Masses at area parishes on certain special occasions.

·       Eucharistic Procession at the beginning of the year after Opening Mass.

·       Commencement Mass at the end of the school year

·       Confessions available on First Fridays and at various times during Advent and Lent

·       In addition to the sacraments, faculty and students  pray the Divine Office—specifically the hour of Lauds (Morning Prayer) during Homeroom on Mondays and Tuesdays  

·       To facilitate vocational discernment, male students may be enrolled as altar servers

·       Yearly Encounter the Holy Spirit Retreat

Students and faculty recite prayers during the school day:

  • Morning Offering

  • Angelus at lunch 

  • Grace before meals

  • Come Holy Spirit before class and Glory Be at end of each class

  • Daily Examen at end of day in Adoration

  • The school will observe seasonal devotions throughout the liturgical year both with prayer and festivities

  • Devotions to Ven. Fulton Sheen our school's patron

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