President's Notes

Through the Inspiration of our Founders..., May 2019

In 1966, our school was founded by the School Sisters of Notre Dame and the De La Salle Christian Brothers. We continue to remember with gratitude the ministry and sacrifice of the brothers and sisters in beginning our school and forming the strong, vibrant faith community that is Totino-Grace. Carrying on the traditions of St. John Baptist de La Salle and Blessed Theresa Gerhardinger, who founded the two religious orders over two hundred years ago, are the faculty and staff of Totino-Grace. These talented professional men and women have responded to and nurtured their calling to be Catholic school educators. De La Salle said, "Young people need good teachers, like visible angels." Our school has a long history of committed and motivated educators who inspire and challenge the young people entrusted to our care. Totino-Grace is certainly blessed with many who fit this role.

 As we celebrate the lasting impact our founders' lives have had on Catholic education and on Totino-Grace, our prayer is to have the same faith to see God's hand actively work in our lives. 

While there are yet another several weeks of school, we wish to take this opportunity to thank you for entrusting your children to Totino-Grace. Let us all work toward a successful, safe, and joyful close to the academic year.

Live Jesus in our hearts. Forever!

Dr. Craig W. Junker, President

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