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This Week at SKTA (April 1 to 5)

The Virtue of Reverence

This month we celebrate the virtues of reverence and respect. Reverence or “fear of the Lord” as it is more traditionally known, refers to the proper attitude we are meant to have toward God. Respect for all persons is another dimension of reverence. Respect literally means to see the other person with new eyes. In a sense, reverence asks ... Continue reading "This Week at SKTA (April 1 to 5)"

This Week at SKTA (March 25 to 29)

Lenten Food Drive – March 25 to 28, 2024 Easter Food Drive – St. Kateri Food Drive Letter 2024

Passion Play

Ware thrilled to extend a heartfelt invitation to the entire school community to join us for a profoundly moving performance of the Passion of Christ. This remarkable production, brought to life by our talented students, promises to be an unforgettable ... Continue reading "This Week at SKTA (March 25 to 29)"

2024 Lenten Mass

On March 21, 2024 the York Catholic District School Board celebrated the third annual board-wide Lenten Mass of Renewal and Reconciliation. Livestreamed to the board’s 50,000 students, the Mass featured the talented students of St Edward Catholic Elementary School and St Brother Andre Catholic High School, in Markham, who performed the music and helped with the readings.

The celebrant was Bishop ... Continue reading "2024 Lenten Mass"

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Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love

Education Week 2024

Each year during Catholic Education Week, Ontario’s Catholic community engages in a week-long celebration of the unique identity and distinctive contributions of publicly-funded Catholic education. This year, Catholic Education Week occurs on May 5-11 with the theme, “We Are Called to Love.” 

The theme was inspired by many aspects of our faith community, including our ongoing efforts to promote equity and ... Continue reading "Education Week 2024: We Are Called to Love"

Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a full solar eclipse will occur in southern Ontario, which will block the sun’s light in some areas.

In York Region, we will experience the effects of the eclipse between roughly 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., which coincides with the scheduled dismissal times for our schools. Looking at the sun during this time period has the ... Continue reading "Monday, April 8: Shortened Day for Solar Eclipse"

Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education

“Never miss an opportunity to do good.”

– St. Francis de Sales

February 12, 2024

Dear York Catholic District School Board Community,

I want to take this opportunity to introduce myself and express how delighted I am to return to the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) as Interim Director of Education.

My career started ... Continue reading "Welcome John De Faveri – Interim Director of Education"

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