Blast Email: March 26, 2019

New Items, Reminders, and Upcoming Deadlines

  • Missoula Children’s Theatre Tryouts & Performances
  • Service Opportunity
  • Auction Thank You & Pictures
  • School Board Nominations
  • Karate Program
  • Faith Formation Committee
  • After School Golf Program
  • Referral Program
  • Rice Bowls
  • Summer Camp Registrations
  • Bulldogs All Sports Camp
  • Judge Baseball Fundraiser

Missoula Children’s Theatre Tryouts & Performances

Mark your calendars for Missoula Children’s Theatre Tryouts on Monday, April 1st after school. Students in grades kindergarten through 8 are invited to tryout. St. Vincent School is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Missoula Children’s Theatre coming for a residency. This is a free, week-long performing arts program after school running April 1st – 6th. We are excited to announce the production will be The Secret Garden, an original Missoula Children’s Theatre rendition. It is a joyful retelling of a story of hope and celebration and all good things in life.

Performances are on Saturday, April 6th at 12:30 and 3:00 p.m. in the school gym. Admission is $8.00, children under 3 are free. General seating, doors open at 12:00 and 2:30 p.m.

Service Opportunity – Helping Hands / PIP Hours

Join us on Saturday, March 30th from 12pm – 2pm to clean up the parish church and school grounds. We’ll be raking leaves, pulling weeds, and cleaning up flower beds. Please bring your own rakes and gloves if you have them. Contact JoAnna Pedroza with any questions: 801.556.9285,

Auction Thank You & Pictures

The auction pictures are in the main office. If you purchased photos that evening, please stop by and pick up your fun memories this week.

School Board Nominations

The St. Vincent de Paul School Board is seeking new members! The School Board serves as an advisory body to the administration and contributes through four committees: Faith Formation, Strategic Planning, Marketing and Communications, and Health and Safety. School Board is a three-year commitment. There will be three open committee positions for the 2019-2020 school year.

If you would like more information, or would like nominate yourself or another candidate, please contact Mr. Green or any member of the School Board Executive Committee.

Gary Green, Principal,
Jen Cockle, School Board President,
Stew Bates, Vice President,
Charlotte Shragge, Secretary,

School Board Members:

  • Support the school philosophy and mission
  • Are positive representatives for the school
  • Willingly contribute their talents and expertise
  • Actively participate in the board activities and attend regular board meetings/functions
  • Stay informed on school matters so as to help inform other parents
  • Generate ideas that benefit the school as a whole; individually-focused agendas are not supported


Saint Vincent School will host 4 karate sessions on Wednesdays – April 11, April 18, April 25, and May 2 – from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. The classes are open to students in grades K through 8. The cost is $50; please bring a check to the office to save your spot. Click here to learn more about our instructor, Marius Gilca.

Faith Formation Committee

Our Faith Formation Committee would like to encourage our school families to attend the following:

Please join us for our student led Stations of the Cross on Friday, March 29th at 7pm in our Parish Church!


Theology Uncorked for ages 25-55
Our next Theology Uncorked speaking event will take place on May 9 with Catholic author, speaker, and radio host Jon Leonetti. Spots will be limited for this event and we ask that only “in-between adults” register to attend. Theology Uncorked is intended to bring together peers for support, community, and theology. If you’d like to find out more about the why behind our age limit, please visit our website. Details for registration will be coming soon!

Feeding the homeless at St. Vincent DePaul Dining Hall
We are looking for more volunteers to sign up to serve meals to the homeless. The following dates and times are available. Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes and be age 13 and older.

April 23: Lunch service from 11-1
May 21: Dinner service from 4:30-6:30

If you are available and interested in serving the homeless, please click here to sign up. Thank you for your help!


St. Mary’s in Park City Event: On April 5-6, St Mary’s in Park City is hosting best-selling author, Fr. Gaitley, for a Lenten retreat on Mary, Divine Mercy. This is a huge deal–he only accepts a few invitations each year and it is pretty exciting that he has chosen to come to Utah! A few of us from the Catholic Utah Team have already registered and we would love to see some familiar faces there! To learn more about Fr. Gaitley and this event, check out the Intermountain Catholic from last weekend–there is a great article about this event and how much it can help us in “bringing the faith from head to heart to life.” To register and find out more, please click here.

St. Catherine of Siena Events (all events are free and open to the public): Monday-Wednesday, March 25-27, at 6:30 pm: Come to a Lenten on-site retreat for busy people preached by Fr. Christopher Gray, SThD, at St. Catherine’s. It’s titled ‘Lamentations: Is It Just My Life That Sucks?’ This event is open to all. Fr. Gray will preach at all weekend masses March 23-24. The retreat will continue with talks and chanted prayer Monday through Wednesday.

Thursday, April 4 at 6:30pm: St. Catherine’s of Siena will host speaker Dr. Denis McNamara from the Liturgical Institute. He will present on How To Make A Church “Look Like” A Church: Sacramental Theology of Church Buildings. Dr. McNamara is an architect and art historian (Yale University, University of Virginia), teacher, speaker, and author of multiple books and articles. His academic specialties include the theology of liturgical art and architecture, classicism, and sacramental aesthetics. He co-founded the Liturgical Institute at Mundelein with our very own Msgr. Mannion.

Friday, April 5 at 4pm: Dr. McNamara will give a class/tour of the Cathedral, explaining sacramental symbols and architectural traditions.

Pregnancy Resource Center Event: On March 25, 26, and 27 at 7pm, the Pregnancy Resource Center is offering a FREE preview screening of the movie “Unplanned” at different locations throughout the valley each night. Tickets are free, but must be reserved by clicking here.

After School Golf Program

After School Junior Golf at St. Vincent School.

  • $60 – Ages 5-10 @ St Vincent
  • 3:15-4:15PM/ 4 weeks
  • Thursdays 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, & 5/16

Register by completing form attaching payment and turning into front office by 4/30 or call Nate @ (435) 640-4808, or email (write checks to Nate Olson or Venmo @Nathan-Olson-9)

Click here for the registration form.

Referral Program

Our biggest marketing tool is YOU! Click here to learn how you can earn $500 by referring a new family to attend our school.

Rice Bowls

Students can bring their Rice Bowl collections to Mass on Fridays. The money goes to Catholic Relief Services.

Now Taking Summer Camp Registrations

We are now taking Summer Camp registrations for grades K-8th. Please click here for the Summer Camp Registration Packet.

Bulldog All Sports Camp

The Bulldog All Sports Camp is now taking registrations. Please click here to get the information on the dates, times, and cost. You may contact William Trentman at

Judge Memorial Annual Baseball Fundraiser

SATURDAY APRIL 13TH @ 11AM -Alumni v. Current players baseball game -Home-run Derby -Raffle 1st Prize $500 Cash 2nd Prize $250 Gift Cards 3rd Prize Swag -Silent Auction -BBQ (burger, hotdog, chip, cookie and drink).
Click below for the Judge Baseball Fundraiser flyer.


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