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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

  • Scecina graduate's film on Sisters draws crowd back to school

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications

    “So moving and so beautiful!” is how one movie reviewer described “A Sign of The Cross” after its Scecina premiere on January 29.

     More than 130 alumni, parents and friends attended the showing of “A Sign of the Cross,” a documentary by Scecina alumnus Jeannine “Andy” (Andersen) Murphy ’60 on a snowy afternoon. Her documentary, which has been aired on the Indianapolis PBS affiliate, WFYI, tells the story of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg. Many current sisters drove up from Oldenburg for the Scecina event.

    President Joe Therber also welcomed the Sisters, remarking on their long history with Scecina. He also introduced Andy and local TV news anchor Debby Knox, the film’s narrator. 

     "The Sisters had a story never really told before,” said Debby. “I was humbled and proud to ... Read More