The Power of Prayer

by An (Andrew) K. Tran,  10th Grade In today’s world, Christians in the Middle East are suffering fierce attacks from Islamic terrorists. They pray and cry to God daily to assist them in defeating the Crescent and triumphing with the Cross. As a result, all Christians throughout the world pray for them daily. There is a […]

Historic Mass With Bishop of Harrisburg

by Augustine J. Long and An (Andrew) K. Tran   10th Grade               The St. Louis de Montfort Academy attended a historical event in our diocese. The Bishop of Harrisburg, the Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer, celebrated a Solemn Pontifical High Mass (Latin Mass) at the Carmel of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph in Elysburg, Pennsylvania, on October, 15, […]

Battle of Clontarf, Irish at War

by Augustine Long 10th grade It was the year of Our Lord 1014. And after eight long happy years of peace and prosperity, High King of Ireland Brian Boru, was threatened by an old enemy. This foe, King Maelmorra of Leinster, a restless and envious man, stirred up the Irish Danes to rebel against the […]

Class of 2014 Graduation

  Unlike so many high school graduates who search for mere mediocre pleasure or personal gain, the St. Louis de Montfort Academy graduates of 2014 are charting a different path of great promise for America’s future. Speaking to those assembled for the recent 2014 commencement ceremony, valedictorian William J. Gossett challenged his peers, urging them […]

Why “Like”?

by Marc Gagnier 10th grade In our modern day and age, proper language and culture have tended to decline or even become obsolete. Texting, e-mail, and other types of social networking have replaced formal language and mechanics. Now, it has become customary to use slang, acronyms and, in general, poor English. One of the most […]

Student Trip to Quito

By Jonathan Mullen 10th Grade There is no feeling like waking up in the morning, hearing the clatter of feet outside on the cobblestone roads, the venders shouting their advertisements in a foreign language, and the soft tropical breeze blowing in through the open window. For an American like myself,  the trip I made to […]

Proclaiming the Faith from the Rooftops

By Damien Murphy 12th grade With red capes, standards and rosaries, St. Louis de Montfort Academy traveled to Selinsgrove, Pa, to take part in one of 250 traditional marriage rallies on the 22nd of March, 2014. Knowing Our Lady’s promise at Fatima of her eventual victory, the students and staff confidently prayed that God’s marriage […]

True Conservative Gentlemen

by Melvin Siebenmorgen 11th grade As everyone realizes, the liberal media can’t really be trusted. Yet, what about the conservative media? And do conservative organizations such as CPAC (Conservative Political Action Committee) really portray accurately the morals, values and political positions of Catholics and conservatives? Sadly, the answer is a blatant and resounding “no. ” […]

A Cold March for the Defenseless

by Charles LaMotte 10th grade Imagine, if you will, frigid temperatures, wind, and snow, with TFP standards flowing through the air. This is what the students of the Saint Louis de Montfort Academy and I braved at the March For Life this year. It was a phenomenal event, in which we strove to defend the […]

St. Aloysius Gonzaga, a Good Role Model for Students      

St. Aloysius Gonzaga is a good role model for all students. From early childhood, St. Aloysius always said both his morning and night prayers. At four years of age, his father sent him to be with his friend’s soldiers. While with the soldiers, St. Aloysius picked up some vulgar language common among them. When his […]