2nd grade teacher, Zita Sablan (right), lines students up on the first day of the school year.

FOR SEVENTH YEAR IN A ROW, MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL OPENS NEW SCHOOL YEAR WITH ANOTHER ENROLLMENT BOOST

Posted by - August 11, 2018

Marking a seventh year in a row of enrollment increases, Mount Carmel School opened doors for the new 2018-2019 school year with over 600 students, up from a historic low of 260 seven years ago. In addition to the enrollment increase, the school launched the year with some new additions, including new teachers, new courses,

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The delegates, translators and secretaries of the XVI General Chapter of the Mercedarian Missionaries of Berriz at their motherhouse in Berriz, Spain. One month was spent in the Chapter, in this every six year gathering, by the sister-delegates from around the world in prayerful discernment of their ONE MISSION.

GENERAL CHAPTER 2018

Posted by - August 11, 2018

The spirit of Blessed Margarita Maria Maturana pervaded the XVI General Chapter of the Institute of the Mercedarian Missionaries of Berriz which she founded.  An updated Missionary Plan for the next six years (2018-2024) was formulated, along with the election of a new governing structure and leadership team. Our own–Sr. Isabel Seman–from Saipan, was elected

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Holy Days of Obligation for the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa

Posted by - August 11, 2018

EVERY organization, whether secular or religious, requires its own laws and customs in order to maintain order. As citizens of the state, we enjoy certain rights and privileges, but we likewise have civic duties to fulfill. As Catholics, Canon Law is the internal system and guidelines which guides us. As baptized faithful we do have

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Mount Carmel School vice principal Barbara Merfalen guides teachers through a discussion about effective classroom management.

NEW YEAR, NEW OPPORTUNITIES: MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL SET TO LAUNCH SY 2018-2019

Posted by - August 4, 2018

Mount Carmel School is all set to launch the 2018-2109 school year with a set of new opportunities, including new teachers, new courses, and new programs. While work has been ongoing throughout the summer to prepare for the new year, preparations ramped up with this past week’s professional development sessions. Led by vice principal Barbara

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Ahead of the new school year, 1st grade teacher, Del Muña, prepares her classroom with some friends.

MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL RE-OPENS DISCOUNT ON REGISTRATION FEE

Posted by - August 4, 2018

In the wake of the passage of the CNMI Workforce Act and the lifting of government austerity measures, Mount Carmel School announced that it is re-opening the discount on registration fees that was originally restricted to students who registered back in May under the school’s annual “Early Bird” discount. “Many former and prospective parents wanted

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800th Anniversary of the Mercedarian Order

Posted by - August 4, 2018

ORIGINS (roots) are important. 800 years of “roots” is highly significant. August 10, 2018 marks the 800th Anniversary of the official founding in the year 1218 of the Order of Mercy, also known as Mercedarians. On that date a new religious family within the Catholic Church was established. The prompting came from simultaneous apparitions by

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Blessed Margarita Maria Maturana Triduum of Remembrance

Posted by - July 28, 2018

ON JULY 25-Feast of Sr. James, the Apostle– there was a Celebration of the Eucharist at Mt. Carmel Cathedral, presdided by Bishop Ryan Jimenez. Blessed Margarita Maria Maturana, Foundress of the Missionaries of Berriz was also commemorated on the occasion of the conclusion of her “Triduum of Remembrance.” At the conclusion of the Mass, those

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