13 March, 14

Academy Celebrates True Love on Valentine's

The True Love Waits Club at Academy of Our Lady celebrated the true meaning of love on Valentine’s Day. The day began with a Eucharistic Celebration during which a group of students made the True Love Waits commitment and received a ring that is to be worn until their wedding day.  Andrew Gutierrez, a seminarian at St. Joseph’s Abby in St. Benedict, LA, spoke on God’s love and each person’s call to dignity through chaste living at a school assembly.

"True Love Waits" is a national abstinence youth movement that's helping teenagers and college students save sex for marriage.


Johannah Williams conducts the school choir at Mass while Clark J. Knighten accompanies on the piano.

New membes of the True Love Waits club.  Left to right back
row: Craiana Cleveland, Alexys O-Quain, Asha Brooks, Jilliam Levy, Hollie Stansbury, and moderator Katherine Schluter.  Left to right front row: Kayla Scholl, Samari LaNeair, Victoria McLean, Holly Casso, and Kiara Hawkins.

Julia Bladsacker, Emily Lapeyrouse, and Megan Mitchell pose with Andrew Gutierrez, guest speaker.

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