Angel – Namesake
have worked to bring about God’s divine plan throughout all of salvation
history. In the Old Testament, angels act as God’s ministers who carry out
God’s orders, offer protection and who are sometimes given special mission.
is implied in the Bible, that each person has a guardian angel, that each human
life is surrounded by the watchful care and intercession of an angel.
guardian angel is our daily companion who, in addition to loving and serving
God, serves our own personal human needs as well, guarding us from evil and
guiding us to the Kingdom of Heaven.
- For God cares and loves us so much that he sends his ministers to every human
soul. St. Jerome said, “Great is the dignity of souls, for each one to have an
angel deputed to guard it from its birth”
feast of the Guardian Angels is October 2.
Guardian Angel School Opened in August, 2017 with students registered from Kindergarten to Grade 6. See photos below of construction from the summer of 2017.
Guardian Angel School Blessing - held in January, 2018. Our first principal, Mr. Paul Dorin, expressed best wishes and thanks to all students, staff and community members for helping get our first year started. Mrs. McQuaid, vice principal, MC's the event. Students performed in the choir and operated a giant angel puppet, the priests from St. Michael's parish lead us in prayer and blessings, as well as district and government dignitaries. It was a wonderful, memorable event to mark the opening of our Catholic school in the Aspen community.
Father John and Father Pil, from St. Michael's parish, along with Father Jerome, our Catholic Schools Vicar, shared blessings with our school community on this special day.
Principal, Paul Dorin, gives best wishes for the opening of our new school.
Student art work highlighted on our Blessing program.
Student Angel Dancers and Giant Angel Puppeteers maneuvered our Angel puppet, while the choir performed a special song: Angels Among Us.
School Board trustees pose at our Blessing Reception Selfie Station.