Spiritual Life

Sacramental activities help students grow in their relationship to God.

  • Adoration available daily during lunch hours
  • School-wide Masses every first Friday and for holidays and holy days
  • A prayer service honoring the victims of 9/11 and 12/14
  • A Lenten penance service and opportunities for confession
  • Morning and afternoon school-wide prayer
  • Pastoral counseling

Social activities provide fellowship in a peer group that shares a faith commitment, creates community within IHS, and helps integrate IHS into the local community.

  • Grade-level retreats
  • March for Life Program in the Chapel
  • Campus Ministry after school club
  • Catholic Relief Services Chapter
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Each student must complete twenty-five hours of community service annually. Students are required to fulfill 100 hours of service for graduation. Campus Ministry offers many opportunities to engage in service. Through serving others, students grow in their knowledge of the world and themselves. Opportunities include the following:

  • Dorothy Day House in Danbury: food supply for the Morning Glory breakfast program
  • Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Campaign
  • John Paul II Senior Care Center
  • Housatonic Habitat for Humanity in New Milford and Danbury
  • Rake and bake cleanup days in local communities
  • Mission trips during school breaks