I am focusing on the following passage from this gospel piece from Luke. It reads: “Then from the cloud came a voice that said, ‘This is my chosen Son; listen to him.’ After the voice had spoken, Jesus was found alone.”
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is pleased to announce the appointment of three outstanding individuals to our College Board of Directors.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is delighted to present art exhibitions for three talented sophomores in our Fine Arts Program. The exhibit features original works of art created by Erika Cashman, Randy Gruenweller, and Kryssa Luckow, who are all pursuing Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Studio Art from Silver Lake College. The exhibit also includes pieces of student art honoring Catholic Franciscan Values. The exhibit is located in the art wing hallway gallery (inside the east entrance to the main building of the College), at 2406 South Alverno Road in Manitowoc, and is open to the public from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday, and 8 am to 4:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, until March 22, 2013.
The Gospel which the Church presents to us for our prayerful reflection this second Sunday of Lent recounts Jesus Christ being led by the Spirit into the desert . . . to be tempted??? To a person who is unfamiliar with the Gospel, or who is un-schooled in who Jesus IS, this Gospel might appear to make a case against Jesus Christ and the Gospel. “I thought Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit were on the same team! Why would the Holy Spirit lead Jesus into the desert to be tempted?” Cynically, such a person might note that this Gospel shows the Holy Spirit actually “working against” Jesus. There are at least two outcomes to this train of thought:
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is proud to present the 2nd Annual Look Ahead Lakers March Madness Mini-Basketball Camp and Scrimmage on March 16 at the Lincoln High School Gymnasium, 1433 South 8th Street, Manitowoc. Camp is open to 5th-7th grade boys and girls of all schools and skill levels. The SLC Lakers and Lady Lakers basketball teams will lead a series of drills and technique-building exercises that strengthen your child’s understanding of the game, build confidence and get him or her ready for the afternoon scrimmage! Basketball Camp check-in time is 9:45-10:00 am. Please register by March 8, 2013. Cost is $12.00, which includes Mini-Camp registration, lunch and a t-shirt. Click here to learn more and download the registration form.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is excited to announce that four of its students were selected for and performed in the National Band Association (Wisconsin Chapter) College All-Star Band held at the Lincoln High School Performing Arts Center in Wisconsin Rapids on Friday, January 18, 2013. Honored students included Amanda Dumovich (Senior Instrumental and General Music Education Major from Sheboygan) performing on alto saxophone, Tammy Reigel (Senior Vocal and General Music Education Major from Marshfield) performing on percussion, Amanda Miller (Sophomore Elementary Education Major from Oostburg) performing on flute, and Christopher Guy (Freshman Choral and General Music Major from Oostburg) performing on tenor saxophone. Nearly twenty Wisconsin colleges and universities participated, forming a band of approximately 100 students. The musicians selected for nomination were among the most talented musicians at their respective schools.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is delighted to present our Winter Choral and Instrumental Concert featuring student and community ensembles under the direction of music faculty members Damon J. Carlson and Jeremiah Eis. The concert will be presented on Friday, February 22nd at 7:30pm in the College Chapel, 2406 South Alverno Road in Manitowoc. Featured will be the Silver Lake Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Concert Choir, and the Silver Lake Chorale. It is open to the public at no charge (good will offering will be accepted). For more information on music events at Silver Lake College, follow us on Facebook and visit SL.edu/MusicEvents.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is pleased to announce the Fall 2012 Dean’s List. This honor recognizes students in undergraduate programs of study who attend the Silver Lake College Manitowoc campus or at outreach locations throughout the state. Individuals named to the Dean’s List are full-time students with a minimum of 12 credits who have earned an academic grade point average of 3.45 or above on a 4.0 scale during the 2012 fall term. Honorees are listed alphabetically.
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is pleased to announce that Jeremiah Eis, Instructor and Director of Instrumental Music at Silver Lake College, recently published an instrumental music arrangement with PEL Music Publications. The composition, Creole Belles, is arranged for brass quintet, saxophone quintet, and woodwind quintet and will be available to the public by February 18th. The composition is also being considered for supplementation into the high school Solo & Ensemble Festival Music Lists in New York, Texas, and Wisconsin. The Solo & Ensemble Contests are intended to provide student musicians, in both middle school and high school, an opportunity to perform a solo or as part of an ensemble in front of an adjudicator and a limited audience, and to receive constructive comments, both spoken and written, from the adjudicator. The District Solo & Ensemble Contests serve as regional qualifying events for the State Solo & Ensemble Contests every spring.