Faith Experiences

  • Weekly Liturgies at 8:30 on Tuesdays; 9:30 on Holy Days of Obligation for grades K-8. Each class has several opportunities during the year to plan, lector, and serve at Mass. Our middle school choir leads songs at Mass.
  • Sacramental Preparation for First Reconciliation and First Eucharist occurs during Second Grade.
  • Halloween Candy Tithe is collected and shared with other schools and organizations such as St. Mark’s Food Bank, Broomfield Fish, and Samaritan Shelter.
  • Thanksgiving Food Drive at special Mass before Thanksgiving for needy of local area.
  • The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered to students during Advent and Lent during school hours.
  • The 8th grade class attends a special overnight Retreat each year to strengthen their faith and friendships.
  • SonShine Prayer Group – A voluntary group of K-8 students that meets to reflect on Sacred Scripture and prayer.
  • Vocation Awareness programs highlight religious vocations during the month of October for our students.
  • Advent is highlighted by daily classrooms use of the Advent Wreath and Jesse Tree. Service is emphasized by a Toy Drive for the poor. Often a Clothing & Coat Drive is also done in late Fall.
  • Christmas Program performed each December.
  • Boys and Girls in grades 3-8 may be Altar Servers for Nativity School and Parish Masses.
  • Ash Wednesday Mass and the reception of ashes begin Lent for our students.
  • Stations of the Cross recited by grades K-8 with our Chaplain each Friday in Lent.
  • Rosary Club teaches 5th graders more about their faith, the symbols of the Church, sacramentals, and Catholic traditions. Students learn how to make rosaries and then donate them to various groups in the school and in the Archdiocese.
  • A Holy Week Service is celebrated by all students.
  • Rosary recited by grades K-8 in October and May. (Many individual classes recite the rosary on a weekly basis throughout the school year.)
  • The 5th grades attend a special Liturgy with the Archbishop and all of the other fifth grade students from Catholic schools once each year at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
  • The 4th grades attend a Special Liturgy during Catholic Schools Week with other northern parishes.
  • Faith Field Day is an annual Religion bowl in which students in grades K-8 compete in events related to their knowledge of their faith.
  • Focus 11 is an annual Archdiocesan event to introduce and teach 6th grade students about the many religious vocations in the Catholic Church: the priesthood, permanent deacons, monks, sisters, nuns and consecrated laity.