Eagle News

Saint John Paul II Catholic School has a dynamic student body—we’re always up to something good! We want to share our great news with you and keep you informed about what’s going on and what’s coming up. Check back often to stay connected.

Summer Camp

We are excited to announce that we will be offering four weeks of summer camp for students in rising PK through 5th grade. The flyer was sent home in your mailer last week and is also available on RenWeb under resource documents.

Parish Lenten Mission

Father Augustus Tolton 1854-1897Please join us for our Parish Lenten Mission 2018, "For me to live is Christ." Father Gerard Jordan, O. Praem is heading up the cause of canonization for Augustus Tolton. We invite you to learn more about Fr. Gerard's life and service in his biography.

  • Saturday, March 3, 2018 - Vigil Mass
    Main Celebrant & Homilist at Sunday Vigil Mass
  • Saturday, March 3, 2018 - Spaghetti Dinner & Presentation at 6:00 p.m. (after Mass in the parish hall)
    Theme – "Those Who Carried the Cross"
    Presenter – Five Black Candidates for Sainthood in America
  • Sunday, March 4, 2018 - Third Sunday of Lent
    Main Celebrant & Homilist at all English Sunday Masses
  • Monday, March 5, 2018 - Parish Lenten Mission at 6:30 p.m.
    Fr. Gerard Jordan will be presenting the Liturgy of the Word
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - Parish Lenten Mission at 6:30 p.m.
    Lenten Penance Service
  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - Parish Lenten Mission at 6:30 p.m.
    Concluding Mass

          St. Joseph Of The Pines To Award Middle School Scholarships

          St. Joseph of the Pines has renewed its partnership with St. John Paul II Catholic School in Southern Pines for middle-school scholarships at the school in memory of Bishop F. Joseph Gossman, Bishop Emeritus of Raleigh. St. Joseph Of The Pines will award two rising sixth grade students residing in Moore County with three years of full tuition, excluding transportation to and from school, to cover middle school learning at St. John Paul II.

          Applications are due by Thursday, March 1, 2018. Please view the scholarship press release and complete the scholarship application for additional details.

          Scholarship Opportunity!

          On behalf of the Diocese of Raleigh Office of African Ancestry Ministry & Evangelization (AAMEN) and Native American Catholic Community, we would like to offer news of a scholarship opportunity for African-American and Native American students for the 2018-2019 school year. For more information, please see the AAMEN & Native American Tuition Assistance Application. The application link will be available until Sunday, March 18, 2018, at 12:00 a.m.

          North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship

          The Opportunity Scholarship Program expands school choice in North Carolina through scholarship grants for eligible children in kindergarten through 12th grade. This program provides funding of up to $4,200 per year for eligible children who choose to attend a participating nonpublic school. 

          The 2017-18 school year application for new students has closed and will not reopen. The 2018-19 school year application will open on February 1, 2018. For more information about the Opportunity Scholarship, see the NC State Education Assistance Authority website

          Derby Gala

          Please join us for our inaugural Derby Gala on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Come dressed in your most dapper derby attire – seersucker suits, cocktail dresses, bow ties, and over-the-top derby hats are strongly encouraged. Enjoy an open bar featuring a signature cocktail, plated sit-down dinner, music, live streaming of the Derby race on large projector screens, photo opportunities, a silent auction, and more! We invite you to read more about the event on our Derby Gala website.