The Academy’s Firefighter and First Responder Open House

by An (Andrew) K. Tran 9th Grade The St. Louis de Monfort Academy will be having its annual Firefighter and First Responder Open House on April 5, 2014. This is when the Academy invites firefighters of the local area to come to the School with their fire trucks and equipment. The Academy does this to […]

Washington D.C. March for Life

by Melvin Siebenmorgen 11th grade On January 22nd 2014, the Saint Louis De Montfort Academy attended the 41st annual March for life. Waking up at five A.M. We proceeded to prepare our instruments and eat a hearty breakfast. Shortly after breakfast we prepared spiritually with prayers to Saint Micheal the Archangel, beseeching his protection for […]

Considerations on the Words of Our Patron St. Louis de Montfort

By Evan Olwell 12th grade      St. Louis de Montfort encouraged a group of Catholics 300 years ago who called themselves, “The Friends of the Cross.” These Catholics courageously opposed the laxity and heresy of their time. They were composed of lay people who had a desire to live for something greater than themselves. They […]

Meeting our Heroes

  This year’s Medal of Honor Society Congress was held in Gettysburg, Pa., and on Thursday, September 19, St. Louis de Montfort Academy had a chance to meet some of the Medal of Honor recipients. It was a very memorable experience. Academy students were the first to eagerly pour in the ballroom of the Wyndham […]

Thwarting Blasphemy

By Damien Murphy, 12th Grade On the 1st of September, 2013, the good and the bad, the beautiful and the ugly faced off once again in the streets of New York. “Paradise Faith,” a blasphemous and immoral movie, had occasioned the encounter. So with their red capes and militant spirit, the American Society for the Defense of […]

One Man, One Woman. The Way God Made It

by Francisco Shibler 12th Grade On March 26th 2013, thousands of Americans and foreigners gathered in the historical city of Washington D.C. to defend the Church’s definition of marriage. The Saint Louis de Montfort Academy, under the direction of the American TFP, prepared and tuned our instruments for the upcoming battle. Banners, signs and TFP standards […]

The True Spirit of Heroism

Mst. Marc Gagnier, 9th Grade The real meaning of heroism is misunderstood today. Many people these days, when thinking about a “hero” imagine some movie celebrity or rock-star. However, those are examples of fake heroism. A hero in the true sense is one who practices heroic virtue for God. In our day and age, the […]

A Day Out With the Scots

by Stephen Mansell 9th grade   The day was February 17, of 2013. We had just heard the news that the Academy was going to see that Black Watch, a famous Scottish bagpipes and drums band. After school, the posted schedule read “change for games.” However, the rumor had spread that we would be going […]

Fighting the Waves

By Marc Gagnier, 9th Grade   It was a cool, windy day in May and the Academy had gone on a field trip to St. Clement’s Island in the Chesapeake Bay. It was an especially windy day, and the water was pretty rough. To get to the Island, one had to take a canoe or […]