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  • Scecina students build up faith by serving at school liturgy

    By Amy Noser, Enrollment Management Assistant

     “But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant.” –Matthew 20:26 

    The students involved in ministries at Scecina’s weekly Masses embody the spirit of this quote from Matthew. These students give of their time to be  lectors, servers, cantors, choir members and Eucharistic ministers and to share their faith with the Scecina community. Their servant leadership through weekly Mass helps them to not only develop and strengthen their relationships with God, but also encourages their peers to do the same. 

    For senior Blanca Urzua from Holy Spirit Parish, becoming a Eucharistic minister helped bring her out of her shell and build her ... Read More

  • Family donates chalice to Scecina

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

    The family of a former archdiocesan priest presented the priceless gift of his chalice to Scecina Memorial High School.

    Scecina science teacher Marianne (Stahl) Echelbarger and her brother Tom Stahl ‘74 were present to gift Scecina with the chalice of their late uncle, Father John Stahl. The presentation was made after Mass on March 29 to current Scecina chaplain, Father Aaron Jenkins. The chalice is silver with the Gospel writers - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John - carved around the stem and a set of apparent rhinestones above them.

    The Stahls are an Eastside family with  ... Read More

  • Seminary trip gives Scecina students inside look

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

    For a young man, a trip to a seminary is a practical experience that can help him discern whether he should pursue the priesthood. 

    For Scecina freshman theology teacher Kevin Klaiber, creating such a field trip for students was a personal mission, recently brought to fruition when he took a group of students to Bishop Simon Brute College Seminary in Indianapolis. Klaiber wanted to open their eyes to life as a seminarian. 

     “This has been in my mind since the first day I came here four years ago,” said Klaiber. “I wanted to do more about vocations.” 

     Eight young men signed up... Read More