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Two Woman – One Miracle

A Christmas message from Sister Stephanie Marie Martinez, IWBS Sister Annunciata Shumbera, one of our elder Sisters, passed away in late October in Victoria, TX.  On Sunday, October 22, 2017, Sr. Magdalen and I stopped at the funeral home to … Continue reading

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“Give thanks for unknown blessings, already on their way.”

 The title of my Thanksgiving reflection is a Native American saying. I started my birthday month of October 2016 being told I had cancer. In October 2017 treatments were concluded and I was given the NED (No evidence of disease) news.  Throughout this … Continue reading

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Student finds a path to success at Por Vida Academy

Blue Flores is an engaging, capable young man who found success taking an alternate path for his high school education. A recent graduate of Por Vida Academy Charter High School, he’s currently in his second year of studies at Alamo Colleges with plans … Continue reading

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BSA Contingency Fund Matters

Everyone who owns a home, car, or appliance recognizes that word ‘contingency’.  Its official meaning is an unforeseen event or emergency that is going to cost money you didn’t have in your budget. Blessed Sacrament Academy has some of those … Continue reading

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91 Years Old: Still standing, but not standing still

This time last year, Blessed Sacrament Academy was commemorating its 90th Anniversary. In September ‘16 we held a special event bringing past and present friends, and alumni together for a celebration and appreciation of our founders, the Sisters of the … Continue reading

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Meals just got better at the Child Development Center

With a little help from our Early Head Start collaboration, all the children attending the Child Development Center at Blessed Sacrament Academy are now enjoying an even tastier and more nutritious menu. The EHS nutritionist worked with our staff to … Continue reading

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New Family Workshops at Parents’ Academy

Ready to reduce your family stress and build your family success by learning new parenting skills in a supportive environment with other parents? Have you been thinking your parenting skills might benefit from a “tune up” and some new insights?  … Continue reading

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Ninety years and counting–community impact continues

2016 was a year of celebrations for  Blessed Sacrament Academy. In September, The Sisters of Incarnate Word Blessed Sacrament, along with several hundred of their alumni and friends, celebrated 90 years of a caring and compassionate mission. While current programs on … Continue reading

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Congratulations to 2016 Por Vida Academy graduates

With 94 graduates this year, Por Vida Academy announces it largest graduating class ever.  We offer our congratulations and best wishes to each and every student. The following is a highlight of two of those students who will walk the stage … Continue reading

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Ready, set, read!

There is an abundance of age appropriate books in all classrooms at the Child Development Center at Blessed Sacrament Academy. Reading with the children is a daily occurrence.  Because reading is fundamental in stimulating early brain development and helping build … Continue reading

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