Villa Duchesne / City House Alumnae Mass 2018

     For most of human history, our ancient ancestors explained the phenomenon of the universe through mythology. It wasn’t until the Pre-Socratic thinkers of the 6th century BCE that our ancestors began to try and rationally explain these phenomenon and the precursors to our modern schools was founded. As these philosophers started to rationally… Continue reading Villa Duchesne / City House Alumnae Mass 2018

Junior Ring Mass Homily

     I dare say many of you have spent countless hours dreaming about receiving three different rings: your wedding ring, your engagement ring, and your class ring. While each of these three rings come at different occasions, in each of these occasions, the ring symbolizes the same thing, namely love and fidelity. The symbolism of a ring is beautifully summarized at a Catholic wedding. When you stand before… Continue reading Junior Ring Mass Homily

Villa Duchesne / City House Alumnae Mass 2016

     As we gather today to honor past memories and look to the future, I can’t help but think of William Butler Yeats’ famous poem Among School Children which reads: I walk through the long schoolroom questioning; A kind old nun in a white hood replies; The children learn to cipher and to sing,… Continue reading Villa Duchesne / City House Alumnae Mass 2016