Dedication of the Upper School sacred space as the Eliza Nesbit Contemplative Center.
Imagine spending one to three days away from your busy schedule to focus solely on your interiority—returning with a profound sense of gratitude, feeling closer to God, an awareness of the benefits of living in the here and now, and feeling seen, valued, and more connected with your peers.
As a Catholic, Sacred Heart School, Dr. Downey-Vanover sees global education as essential to Stone Ridge’s identity and mission to bring the attributes of Christ’s heart into the world.
As a Sacred Heart institution, we are committed to engaging in deep discernment and consultative processes. We carefully evaluate curriculum, programming, and any changes to school policies, traditions, and overall culture through the lens of our mission.
Ever since Pope Francis issued his first encyclical, Laudato Si’, in 2015, Grade 6 students at Stone Ridge have been learning about what it means to “Care for our Common Home.”
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That year, 2001-2002, was my first teaching in a Sacred Heart school. And that year, that Sacred Heart community at 91st Street transformed me, my heart, and the vision I had for myself as an educator.