Academy Students Remember Flight 93

by Matthew Johnson, 12th grade Monday, September 8th,  roughly a dozen students of St Louis de Montfort Academy attended a talk hosted by the Susquehanna Valley Conservative Group. The featured speaker was Mr. Alexander Riley, a sociologist at nearby Bucknell University. Mr. Riley wrote a book, titled Angel Patriots, about the heroes of Flight 93, […]

Thanksgiving From a Catholic Perspective

By John Wagner, 11th Grade Thanksgiving is a holiday during which most Americans eat a beautiful savory dinner and talk to friends and family. The first “Thanksgiving day” was celebrated over one hundred years ago by a small group of pilgrims out of joy for surviving through hard times and being able to practice Puritanism without […]

The Spirit of Praesto Sum

By Karol Jones, 11th Grade From the 8:20 a.m. inspection, to the 6:15 p.m. Rosary, to the 8:30 p.m. night prayers, the Latin phrase Praesto Sum is used by the students of the St. Louis De Montfort Academy. The Bible origins of Praesto Sum is the prophet Samuel, who answered the call of God with […]

Corrupting and Destructive Socialism

by John Wagner 10th Grade   When a government abandons ruling for the people and a Christian society and turns to socialism, they unavoidably light the fuse for the abolishment of peace, order, and hierarchy. As the flame is brought to the fuse, they proclaim the glories of the working class as a crooked salesman […]

The Truth of the Catholic Church

By John Wagner, 9th Grade   “Did Jesus Christ deliberately found a visibly organized church?” Jesus Christ certainly founded a visibly organized church, the Catholic Church. Christ shows his care in the future of his mystical body, the Church, by choosing the men who would be faithful followers and do His will. Jesus chose Peter, the […]

March for Life 2016: Battle against More Than One Foe

By Karol Jones At the March for Life in 2016, the Academy students and staff were able to test their mettle against more than one of the enemies of God. The impending blizzard of January 22nd, which caused so much havoc before and after the march, could have been an act from the devil. The […]

Celebrating 20 Years of the Academy

First Responders Open House and Alumni Dinner by 11th Grade On Saturday, September 19, 2015, the St. Louis de Montfort Academy held an open house to honor the local first responders.  These men put their lives on the line daily for the public’s safety.  Among the distinguished guests were members of the Herndon Volunteer Fire […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]