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Alumni

Enrichment & Spiritual

List of 8 items.

  • Burgundy & Books

    Burgundy & Books
    Former SHS English teacher Connie Solari takes book club enthusiasts on a guided odyssey through literary classics,modern novels, and great discussion over wine.
     
    Contact Alumni & Past Parent Engagement Manager Shannon Melinauskas for more information.
     
    2019-2020 Burgundy & Books Dates
    • 7pm Thursday, September 12, 2019 - The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohin Hamid 
    • 7pm Thursday, January 23, 2020  - Book To be Determined
    • 7pm Thursday, April 23, 2020 Book To Be Determined
     
    Past featured books include:

    Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
    All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
    A Month in the Country, J.L. Carr
    My Name is Lucy Barton, Elizabeth Strout
    To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
    The Underground Railroad,
     Colson Whitehead
    The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
    A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles
    Song of Solomon by Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison
    Lincoln in the Bardo, George Sauders
    The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevsky (Author), Richard Pevear (Translator), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator)
    The Creat Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
    East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  • Annual Alumni Day of Service

    Founded & Fueled on Philanthropy, each November, all alumni of Sacred Heart are encouraged to take part in our annual day of service, contributing volunteer hours to their local communities and preferred charities. 

    On this day, members of the Alumni Board of Directors traditionally convene in a service activity on behalf of the school, and as representatives of the larger alumni body.
  • Alumni Day Mass

    Held in conjunction with the Tres Bien Tea, Alumni Oktoberfest and milestone class reunions on Alumni Day, the always-popular Alumni Mass is held each year in the Main Building Chapel. All alumni, family and friends are welcome to attend and take part in the liturgy. Click here for more details on Alumni Day Mass and activities.
  • Dads' First Friday Faith and Fellowship with Deacon John Kerrigan

    FRIDAY'S MONTHLY DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR  8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m SHS Dad's First Friday:  Faith and Fellowship with current and past parent Deacon John Kerrigan.  Meet in the Lane Family Chapel, Lower & Middle Schools campus (Park Lane entrance).
    • September 6
    • October 4
    • November 8
    • December 6
    • February 7
    • March 6
    • April 3
    • May 1
    This gathering is simple (and based on a 1,900 year old approach called "lectio divina").  It is a more visceral (vs. analytic) reflection on a scripture passage, and includes time for personal and shared prayer, resolution and prayers for others.  No experience necessary, and all faith traditions are welcome!
  • Come to the Quiet

    TUESDAY'S 8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.  Come to the Quiet 
    A weekly morning session of quiet prayer and reflection, led by Kathleen Dolan, RSCJ. Held during the regular school year in Lane Family Chapel, Murphy Administration Building, SHS Lower & Middle Schools campus (Park Lane entrance).
  • Sharing Faith: Growing the Inner Life with Sally Vance-Trembath- Mondays

    WEDNESDAY'S 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Sharing Faith: Growing the Inner Life with Sally Vance-Trembath.  A weekly group reflection around the works of powerhouse contemporary and historic spiritual writers.

    Dates: Weekly Wednesday’s  when SHS school is in session
    Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
    Place: Main (brick) Building Quilt Parlor
    Questions?  Contact svance-trembath@shschools.org

    Sally Vance-Trembath earned her doctorate from the University of Notre Dame; she teaches in the Religious Studies Department at Santa Clara University where she was voted one of the 10 best teachers in 2015.  She is frequently invited to speak to the media about Catholic matters.
  • SHS Family Mass Series

    Celebrate our shared Catholic faith on Sacred Heart grounds, as we come together in community for liturgy of the Word and SHS fellowship. Family Masses are held in the Ravi Family Assembly Hall located in the Johnson Performing Art Building on the Lower & Middle Schools Campus (Park Lane entrance).
     
    Saturday, October 12, 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday December 14, 4:30 p.m. Christmas Liturgy
    Saturday, April 18, 4:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Family Mass

    A longstanding tradition at Sacred Heart, and newly re-instituted in 2015, the Christmas Family Mass is held on the Saturday preceding the holiday, with alumni volunteers actively taking part in the liturgy as lectors, eucharistic ministers, musicians, and other roles. Coordinated by the Parents' Association Spirituality Committee, the service is followed by holiday-themed hospitality.
     
    Saturday, December 14, 4:30 p.m.
    Ravi Family Assembly Hall located in the Johnson Performing Art Building on the Lower & Middle Schools Campus (Park Lane entrance).
Where Scholarship and Values Matter
Founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12