TEMECULA—The Annual Opening Schools Mass was held at St. Jeanne de Lestonnac School in Temecula on Aug. 16 with Bishop Gerald Barnes serving as the principal celebrant.
New sex education curricula are rolling out in California’s public schools and Catholic parents are being urged to inform themselves about elements of it that are contrary to Catholic teaching and thought.
Public school districts will have the autonomy to decide whether or not to adopt the curricula, which includes graphic instructions and morally objectionable ideas and behavior. This makes it all the more important for parents to understand what is being taught specifically in their child’s school district.
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PALM DESERT—Sacred Heart School in Palm Desert is now the home of a newly certified butterfly garden.
1. Make sure you are notified.
If parents did not receive notification regarding their child(ren)’s sexual health education, ask the school/district: How and when are parents notified about the planned instruction in comprehensive sexual health and HIV prevention education?
REDLANDS—Could you be a leader among the youth at your parish?
Attendees of the annual Young Catholics Actively Serving Today (YCAST) Training grappled with that fundamental question the week of July 8-12 at the University of Redlands.
TEMECULA—On March 18, 23 members of the founding class at Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic High School set out on a two-week pilgrimage tracing the steps of their foundress, Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac.