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How to Focus During Prayer

Your child starts praying and seems totally focused, then they start talking about characters from their favorite video game. After that, it’s all about who did what on the playground. Then, you’re distracted too and start talking about your day, and before you know it, you’re completely off the subject of prayer. Does this sound…


Spotlight on St. Mary

At St. Mary Catholic School, we provide a welcoming community and a Christ-centered, family friendly environment where students grow spiritually, academically, physically, and personally. Our students reach their full potential and grow into responsible, independent, enthusiastic learners and compassionate Catholic leaders.  A History of Excellence Since 1958, St. Mary has been dedicated to providing academic…


Inspiring Your Child to Know God

At Catholic schools in Melbourne, we incorporate faith into our curriculum to help students foster a healthy relationship with God. We know that faith reaches beyond the classroom — because they also learn about God at home. As every child is different, they’ll face their own choices and challenges when it comes to their faith.…


Encourage Reading at Home

Every child is different. For some, it’s nearly impossible to pry a book out of their hands; they’re constantly reading at the dinner table or trailing behind you at Publix, nose in a book. For other children, the exact opposite is true: it’s nearly impossible to get them to read. We believe that it’s important…


Outdoor Science Experiments

In Florida, hotter weather is coming with the summer months right around the corner. Now is the perfect time for these exciting outdoor science experiments! Get ready for the summer season by preparing for a few of our favorite experiments. S’mores With a TwistHoping for s’mores without a hot campfire? With some tinfoil, plastic sheet…


Bible Verses To Stay Encouraged

Sometimes life can be hard, stressful, or just plain overwhelming. During these times, we need to stop and remember that God is still there and He’s protecting us throughout all that we do! Take a minute for yourself to focus on prayer that’ll help you stay encouraged.  When School is Stressful Matthew 6:34: “So don’t…


Many Brevard County Catholic Schools have announced that they will reopen after the passage of the storm. These schools’ reopening dates are as follows: St. Mary Catholic School will reopen on Thursday, September 5. Ascension Catholic School will reopen on Friday, September 6 Melbourne Central Catholic High School will reopen on Friday, September 6 Our…


Brevard County Catholic Schools Closure and Reopen Update

Due to Hurricane Dorian, Brevard County Catholic Schools will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 3 through Wednesday, Sept. 4th. We follow Brevard County Public Schools closure policy in determining when to close our schools. Additional closure dates are pending Brevard County Public Schools announcements. Our Brevard Catholic Schools reopen on an individual basis as quickly as…


Spirituality and Stress Relief

Daily life is filled with stressful situations, and it can be hard to find ways to relieve all that tension. Students deal with so much at a young age, such as homework, sports, friends, and more. Using what is already taught at private schools in Brevard County, students can incorporate their faith into reducing stress. …