Tag Archives: Southside San Antonio

Blessed Sacrament Academy Community Engagement Core Group

By Barbara Williams, Community Engagement Core Group Member In the spring of 2016 the leadership of Blessed Sacrament Academy determined that it would be helpful to organize a group of community volunteers who would be involved in helping “tell the story” … 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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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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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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Joven Noble program builds character

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

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Reuse Art Spotlight

‪ A cardboard Halloween house, decorated candy pails created from large tin cans and a plastic bottle made into a pig. These are just a few of the reused material art projects created by the 2 ½ -3 years old children … Continue reading

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Swinging Sisters Redux

In the July eNewsletter we ran an article on the “Swinging Sisters.” A one-of-a-kind book authored by Madonna Dries Christensen, it’s the true story of a mother and her four daughters who became members of the Congregation of the Incarnate … 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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