Category Archives: Compassion

Child Abuse Month is every month at BSA

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. It’s a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. Blessed Sacrament … Continue reading

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Por Vida Academy Charter High School programs provide a better path

Por Vida Academy Charter High School is an alternative to public school created to meet varying educational and emotional needs of teens on the verge of permanently dropping out of school. Many of the students who attend Por Vida have … Continue reading

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Sister Rosa Sanchez–God’s Grandma

Someone once said, “Nuns don’t retire, they continue to inspire.” Proof of the continuing flow of inspiration and service to others is demonstrated in the daily lives of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament. Retired from her … Continue reading

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Foster Grandparents–a community treasure

“We love our job, playing with the children and helping the teachers,” said Grandma Gerry. “It brings a lot us a lot of joy.” The Child Development Center (CDC) at Blessed Sacrament Academy is pleased to partner with the Foster … Continue reading

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Sister Stephanie Marie–from prayers to positive actions

Sister Stephanie Marie Martinez performs several different roles in her job at Blessed Sacrament Academy (BSA). She returned to BSA from other assignments in 1992 to serve as administrative assistant. She has since added grant writer, alumni relationship builder, donation record … Continue reading

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For all God’s Children

On March 27, Carol Silva, Director and staff members at the Child Development Center attended the 15th Annual Diversity Conference at the Barshop Jewish Community Center. The conference goal was to promote inclusiveness, acceptance and tolerance and to combat the “-isms” … Continue reading

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Infant program defined by love and patience

How does it feel to be with seven babies all day? The professional staff at Blessed Sacrament Academy’s Infant Program tells us, “It takes a lot of love and patience.” “They don’t nap all at the same time.” The sweet … Continue reading

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Being a part of the solution

Katherine Lozano, Director of BSA Parents’ Academy and staff member Stephanie Lozano recently attended the annual Congress on Children sponsored by the organization Voices for Children.  She shares her insights below. Working with families who have been impacted by child abuse and … Continue reading

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Thanks to our Big Give SA Donors

Congratulations and appreciation to The Big Give SA leadership and staff on the great venture into fundraising your brought to San Antonio culminating in outstanding success on May 6, 2104. Blessed Sacrament Academy thanks the many donors who joined ranks … Continue reading

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Blessed Sacrament Academy–a diverse ministry

Mystery in the Convent Sister Odilia Korenek If we pay attention we find that we walk in the midst of mystery each day. A particular one has been intriguing us lately.  It is connected to the empty nail on the … Continue reading

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