Thank you to everyone who stopped by to see the NFA bear during the Chestnut Hill Fall festival. It was a beautiful day on the Avenue and we enjoyed catching up with many families, alums, and dear neighbors!
Each year the United Nation’s International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. Montessori schools internationally support this day with a special world-wide event. Today, our Montessori children sang "Light a Candle for Peace" to celebrate this day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
Thank you to the NFAPA for hosting our first family "green" event to open the 96th school year--the Ice Cream Social! The crowds came out Friday night for ice cream, dancing, music by Basement Origins, and student-council sponsored activities. Thank you to Mrs. Fitzgerald and Mrs. Donovan for organizing this festive event and to all the volunteers!
Congratulations and warmest wishes to science teacher, Mr. Jim Rockenbach, '94 and his wife, Barb, as they welcomed their new son, Christopher James, yesterday. "Toph" joins his sweet big sister, Elizabeth. All are doing well!
The NFA Community remembers Sister Florence Edward Sullivan '45, a graduate of Fontbonne, who entered eternal life on Friday, September 16, 2016. Her Funeral will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 21, with the Greeting of the Family and Visitation at 2:00 PM and the Memorial Mass at 3:00 PM at St. Joseph's Villa in Flourtown.
Obituary for Sr. Florence E. Sullivan | Sr. Florence E. Sullivan, SSJ (formerly Sr. Florence Edward, SSJ), September 16, 2016 at the age of 84. Sister of the late Nicholas Sullivan, FSC; Cousin of Sr. Anna Regina, SSJ. Religious, relatives and friends are invited to Visitation Wednesday, September...
On Sunday, September 18 at 2pm, Sr. Mary Helen Beirne, will give a talk entitled "Choosing Transformation: The Sisters of Saint Joseph of Chestnut Hill, 1944-1999" at the American Catholic Historical Society on South 4th St. in Philadelphia. The event is free and open to the public!