St. Francis Academy
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Union City, NJ 07087

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St. Francis Week 2015

DSC_3039September 28, 2015 marks the start of St. Francis Week here at SFA. There will be educational activities for the children; the animals will be blessed in our lower playground  following the first Friday mass on October 2nd.

Read the rest of this post to view the entire schedule.

Monday, September 28th – Part 2 of Franciscan Charism Training by Sr. Marie Puleo at 2:45 PM in the Auditorium – For Teachers & Staff.

Tuesday, September 29th – Grades 7 & 8 will attend Mass at Sts. Joseph & Michael Church – 8:30 AM –Feast of the Archangels.

“Talons! A Bird of Prey Experience”

10:30 – 11:30 PK3 & Partners (Gr. 8)
Playground PK4 & Partners (Gr. 7 & 8)

11:30 – 12:30 Grades 1, 4 & 5
(Grade 5 will eat lunch at 11:00)

12:30 – 1:30 Kindergarten & Partners -(Gr. 6 -8)
Grades 2 & 3

Wednesday, September 30th – Quiver Farms will be bringing a baby animal farmyard to the SFA grounds. From 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM our students will feed, pet and observe the animals. Big sisters and brothers will accompany Pr – K3 through Grade 1. Kindergarten and Grade 1 – Chicks Hatching Project.

Thursday, October 1st – In celebration of St. Francis Week, children will have ice cream at lunch time.


Friday, October 2nd – First Friday Mass at 10:00 AM in our school chapel in honor of our beloved Franciscan Sisters. Blessing of the Animals at 11:30 AM in our lower playground. Parents may bring friendly pets to be blessed – 12:00 Noon Dismissal. No Aftercare. (Photos HERE)

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