ST. MARY’S 8TH GRADERS GO ON RETREAT

The 8th graders from St. Mary’s School in Natchitoches recently joined the 8th graders from other schools in the Catholic Diocese of Alexandria on a spiritual retreat at Maryhill Retreat Center in Pineville. 8th graders from Sacred Heart School in Moreauville, St. Anthony of Padua School in Bunkie, St. Mary’s School in Natchitoches, St. Frances Cabrini School in Alexandria, St. Mary’s Assumption School in Cottonport, and Holy Savior Menard Junior High School in Alexandria spent the day in prayer, praise and worship, and listening to talks by various speakers. The students enjoyed lunch on the grounds of the186-acre pine forest facility that includes a lake, walking paths, meeting rooms, and overnight accommodations. The retreat was led by Holy Savior Menard MAC (Menard Apostles for Christ) Team.