Morning Announcements November 30, 2015 Good morning and Happy Birthday to Kaje L. and Emily B. Servant of God John of Monte Corvino at a time when the Church was heavily embroiled in nationalistic rivalries within Europe, it was also reaching across Asia to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ to the Mongols. John of Monte Corvino went to China about the same time Marco Polo was returning. John was a soldier, judge and doctor before he became a friar. Prior to going to Tabriz, Persia (present-day Iran), in 1278, he was well known for his preaching and teaching. In 1291 he left Tabriz as a legate of Pope Nicholas IV to the court of Kublai Khan. An Italian merchant, a Dominican friar and John traveled to western India where the Dominican died. When John and the Italian merchant arrived in China in 1294, Kublai Khan had recently died. Please Stand: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.......Amen! For peace in our world, our country, our communities and our hearts, we pray…Lord, hear us; that all life will be respected and cherished, we pray…Lord, hear us; that we, who are blessed, will find it in our hearts to share our blessings with those in need, we Pray…Lord, hear us; for the students, teachers and staff of Bishop LeBlond High school, as we celebrate the season of Advent, we pray Lord, Hear us; for the special intentions you hold in your heart, we pray…Lord, hear us. Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen. In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit Amen I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Please be seated: Student Council will meet Tuesday morning at 7:30am. Did you order a Courtwarming t-shirt at registration? The final shirt order will be placed Friday. If you would like to purchase a shirt, please bring $10 to Ms. Huss by Friday. It’s a great day to an eagle!