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Mary, Mother of the Light Maronite Catholic Church & Academy

Mary, Mother of the Light Maronite Catholic Church & Academy is a welcoming community of Christians committed to bringing the Light of Christ to the Palm Beaches in South Florida. Mary, Mother of the Light is seeking a primary head of school or a primary teacher motivated to be certified as a director, VPK certified by January 2024. AMI certification is not required. It is a life changing community of one heart and one mind in Christ led by Fr. Gary George, C.Ss.R. Please contact Pierre Azzi (561-310-0731 or with questions. “Help us, O God, to enter into the secret of childhood, so that we may know, love and serve the child in accordance with the laws of Thy Justice and following Thy Holy Will.” Dr. Maria Montessori. Mary, Mother of the Light Academy, located in Tequesta, Florida is an extended-day preschool open to all children who may benefit from our program ages 2 ½ through 5 in Tequesta and Jupiter, Florida and the surrounding areas. If you are searching for a new place to call your spiritual home Mary, Mother of the Light is for you! Are you considering becoming Catholic? Away from the Church? Faithfully practicing but want to grow deeper? Come join us and become an on fire, evangelical Soldier for Christ ready to share the Faith with anyone 1 Peter 3:15. There is a six-week Catechism program run each Sunday July 2nd to August 13th following the 9:30am Liturgy in the Mary, Mother of the Light Hall, except no class July 23rd. Here is an excerpt from about The Catholic Church: Before He suffered His passion and death, Jesus prayed that his followers would be known by their love (John 13:35). “See how they love one another” the early Church Father, Tertullian, heard it said of the first Christians. Today, the Gospel of Christ has reached the four corners of the world. Christians went forth from Jerusalem and encountered different traditions, cultures, customs and languages and the Church became a communion of Churches united in love with each other, looking to the See of Peter in Rome as the first among them all… The Catholic Church, comprised of 21 Eastern Churches and 1 Western Church, is a communion of Churches, with the Pope as the visible head, “gathered in the one spirit, breathing as though with two lungs – of the east and of the west – and burning with the love of Christ in one heart – having two ventricles.” (Sacri Canones; Pope John Paul II) One of the Eastern Catholic Churches is the Maronite Church. She has her own hierarchy composed of a Patriarch who is her father and head, and over fifty Bishops who shepherd the many Eparchies (Dioceses) in Lebanon, the Middle East and throughout the world. The Patriarch governs the Church in a synodal manner with his body of bishops as is customary in Eastern Churches…