Faith

The John Paul II community prays together before morning announcements and recites the Morning Offering to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Prayer to the Most Blessed Trinity and concludes with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Daily Prayer
Classroom Prayer:
Each class period begins with prayer, utilizing both traditional prayers and original prayers composed by teachers and students.

School Weekly Masses
The whole school gathers each Wednesday to develop relationships and faith community through the celebration of the Mass. Music is lead by volunteers from our student body.

Graduation Mass
Our annual baccalaureate service is held at the Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More Catholic Church. The graduation ceremony is a dignified, traditional ceremony which includes faculty dressed in full academic regalia including mortar board, and gown, the celebration of the Mass, and a beautiful commencement ceremony. Musical talents of our seniors is often a great highlight!

Liturgical Ministries

Ministers of Hospitality
Students volunteers greet visitors at the door and provides assistance at liturgical celebrations.
Cantors
Cantors are volunteers from the choir who are trained to lead the assembly in song at liturgical celebrations.
Instrumentalists
We encourage our students to share their musical talents during our liturgical celebrations.
Intercessions & Gift Bearers
The class of the week leads the General Intercessions and selects volunteers to bring up the Gifts at Mass.
Lectors
All students receive training to become Ministers of The Word for Eucharistic liturgies and prayer services.
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Juniors and Seniors can volunteer to be trained as Ministers of Communion and distribute the consecrated bread and wine at Mass and may, on occasion, bring communion to the sick.

Devotions
Rosary on Mondays
Divine Mercy Chaplet on Fridays
Sacred Heart Enthronement
Stations of the Cross
May Crowning

Campus Ministry
Annual Retreats
Rice Bowl
Wall of Remembrance (November)
Relay for Life Team

Morning Offering to the Sacred Heart of Jesus:
O Jesus, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer You my prayers, works, joys and sufferings of this day for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart, in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world, in reparation for my sins, for the intentions of our Bishop, and in particular for the intentions of our Holy Father for this month.