News

Blessing of Pets Ceremony

A procession of animals, everything from dogs and cats to hamsters, came to the OLF Elementary courtyard for a special ceremony called the Blessing of Pets.  Students and their families brought their household animals to receive a special blessing.  Father Henry McInerney offered a prayer and sprinkled each pet with holy water.  This annual fall… Read More →

Bishop Kihneman Visits OLF Elementary

Bishop Louis Kihneman celebrated his first mass with the students from Our Lady of Fatima Elementary on Thursday, September 28th.  Bishop Kihneman and his fellow celebrants wore red vestments in celebration of martyrs.  After the mass, Bishop Kihneman, Superintendent Mike Ladner, Associate Superintendent Rhonda Clark, and Principal Cindy Hahn toured the school.  Bishop Kihneman fielded… Read More →

“Healthy Eating for Your Student” Seminar – Mon Oct 23rd

OLF Elementary is pleased to present “Healthy Eating for Your Student” on Monday, October 23rd.  Julie Fortenberry, Registered Dietitian, will be giving an educational discussion regarding healthy nutrition for students.  The first hour of the discussion will focus on students in PK2 to 3rd grade. The second hour will be tailored for 4th grade to… Read More →

OLF Grandparents Day Featured in Gulf Pine Catholic

OLF Elementary is in the news in this week’s Gulf Pine Catholic.  The article in the Gulf Pine Catholic highlights our celebration of Grandparents Day held September 7th.  In this edition, 6th grader Nolan Schruff and his grandfather McCall Schruff are photographed at the reception. For the full article:  Gulf Pine – Grandparents Day –… Read More →

OLF Celebrates Grandparents Day

Our Lady of Fatima Elementary held a special mass to celebrate Grandparents Day on Thursday, Sept 7th.   The church was filled to capacity with students, parents, and honored guests – the grandparents.  Father Lalo delivered a special sermon asking students to listen to their parents and especially their grandparents.  After the mass, grandparents were invited… Read More →

OLF Tailgate Party Featured in Gulf Pine Catholic

OLF Elementary is in the news in this week’s Gulf Pine Catholic.  The article in the Gulf Pine Catholic highlights the OLF Tailgate Party held August 19th at Donal Snyder.  In this edition, OLF parent’s Terry and Candice Smith are photographed in front of the Armed Forces tent. For the full article:  Gulf Pine –… Read More →

OLF Tailgate Party Huge Success

Our Lady of Fatima Elementary opened their school year with their 4th annual Tailgate Party held at Donal Synder Community Center in Biloxi.  This year’s event included 8 tailgating tents featuring our favorite football teams including Alabama, Miss St, New Orleans Saints, Northwestern, St. Patrick High School, USM, and the U.S. Armed Forces.  Each tent… Read More →

Shop at Amazon? Please select OLF Elementary as your charity.

Parents: If you shop Amazon, please go to smile.amazon.com and select Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School in Biloxi as your charity and bookmark that site so that each time you shop you will be donating to OLF. We will receive a rebate to our school each time you shop. This money will be used to support… Read More →

OLF 6th Grade Class Welcomes New School Year

Our Lady of Fatima Elementary opened their doors to a new school year on Friday, August 4th.  As part of the opening ceremonies, a special breakfast was held for the 6th grade class.  The breakfast is an annual tradition to honor students entering their final year at Our Lady of Fatima Elementary.  “This is a… Read More →