HEADLINES & NEWSLETTERS

Falcon Newsletter 2-24-21

Falcon Newsletter 2-24-21 Principal’s Message Lent is a time of repentance and preparation for the coming of Easter. It is a time of self-examination and reflection. In the early church, Lent began as a period of fasting and preparation for baptism by new converts and then became a time of penance by all Christians. Today, Christians focus on relationships with God, growing as disciples and extending ourselves, often choosing to give up something or to volunteer and give of ourselves for others. Sundays in Lent are not counted in the forty days because each Sunday represents a “mini-Easter.” This is…

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Falcon Newsletter 2-17-21

Falcon Newsletter 2-17-21 Principal’s Message “Among the beautiful, meaningful and solemn ceremonies of the Catholic Church is the gathering of the faithful on Ash Wednesday.” – Pope Francis This special day begins our Lenten journey. It is the start of 40 days of prayer, penance and almsgiving as we prepare ourselves to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. But why does Lent begin on a Wednesday, and what is the significance of ashes? The Church has long used ashes as an outward sign of grief, a mark of humility, mourning, penance and morality. Ashes were…

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Falcon Fly By

February 26 @ 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Minimum Day – 12:30 Dismissal

March 5

End of 2nd Trimester

March 5

Falcon Fly By

March 12 @ 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Minimum Day – 12:30 Dismissal

March 18 @ 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Student Holiday – Staff Development Day

March 19

Falcon Fly By

March 26 @ 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Minimum Day – 12:30 Dismissal

April 1

St. Francis of Assisi School

866 Oak Grove Road
Concord, Ca. 94518
(925) 682-5414