TYPICAL SCHOOL DAY & PRAYERS

TYPICAL SCHOOL DAY
08:00 - 08:15 Morning assembly and prayers
08:15 - 09:45 School work
09:45 - 10:00 Morning recess
10:00 - 11:30 School work
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch prayers, lunch, and recess
12:30 - 2:15 School work / *PE
2:15 - 2:30 Clean-up jobs
2:30 End of school prayers and dismissal
2:15 - 2:30 Clean-up jobs
* PE takes place from 12:30 -1:15. The boys have PE on Mondays and Wednesdays, The girls have PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
** The K - 8 grade students also say prayers after both recesses. The high school students also say prayers before morning recess, lunch and clean up jobs. For more information about the prayers we say, please see the section on prayers below.

PRAYERS

MORNING PRAYERS

Our Father
Reading from the Martyrology for the day
Morning Offering
Prayer for our benefactors and friends
Headmaster's blessing
* Hymn of the day (chanted in Latin)
Monday: Vexilla Regis
Tuesday: Veni Creator
Wednesday: Jesu Dulcis Memoria
Thursday: Pange Lingua
Friday: Stabat Mater
* During Advent, these hymns are replaced by On Jordan's Bank , 0 Lord of Light, and 0 Come, 0 Come Emmanuel. Each of these is sung for one week.
During Lent, these hymns are replaced by the recitation of the introductory prayers of the Rosary which are said while kneeling.
Recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance

LUNCH PRAYERS
* Angelus
Blessing of the food
* During the Easter Season, the Angelus is replaced by the Regina Caeli.)

END OF SCHOOL PRAYERS
Saint Michael the Archangel Prayer
Invocation of various saints
(On Fridays the guardian angels are also invoked to protect us over the weekend.) Saint Gertrude's Prayer for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

KINDERGARTEN - 2nd GRADE PRAYERS
After Morning Recess:
"Direct our actions, we ask You 0 Lord, by giving us Your holy thoughts, and help us do them by giving us Your holy help - so that every prayer and work of ours may begin from You and by You be happily ended. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
After Lunch Recess:
"Heavenly Father, guide and strengthen Pope (Benedict), the pastor of Your Church, and (Alexander) our bishop, that they may by word and example lead Your people to everlasting life. Through Christ our Lord. Amen"
"Give us, we ask You, 0 Lord, the help of Your grace, so that we may do well all the things we have learned, no matter what You may ask of us.
Through Christ our Lord. Amen"

3rd - 5th GRADE PRAYERS
After Morning Recess:
Te Deum in English.
After Lunch Recess:
Pange Lingua in English and "Heavenly Father, guide and strengthen Pope (Benedict), the pastor of Your Church, and (Alexander) our bishop, that they may by word and example lead Your people to everlasting life. Through Christ our Lord. Amen"

6th - 8th GRADE PRAYERS
After Morning Recess:
The first six Saint Bridget Prayers After Lunch Recess:
The remaining nine Saint Bridget Prayers

HIGH SCHOOL PRAYERS
The high school students recite an abbreviated version of the Divine Office in Latin. Translating these Psalms is part of the 8th grade Latin course, so the students are expected to know what they are praying.
Terce is sung before morning recess.
Sext is sung before lunch.
None is sung before clean-up jobs.

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