Dear Brothers and Sisters,

As we continue to deal with a worldwide pandemic and the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, we need more than ever that peace that was Jesus’ Easter gift to his disciples—a peace that comes from experiencing his mercy. God’s mercy opens our horizons and gives us true freedom. It provides us with a future—a future made possible because God’s grace is more powerful than our disgrace. Jesus in suffering, dying and rising again broke the chains of death and in doing so opened the doors to hope. Jesus is the human face of God and the divine face of Man, in Him is our hope.

We too are called to witness to that hope.  We do this by loving as Jesus himself has loved us. Jesus gives us his Holy Spirit who teaches us a new language. It is the language of love.

Now is the time for mercy. If love is the language that the Christian speaks, the language that defeats the Babel of confusion, conflict and suspicion, that language also has a grammar. To speak a language well, to be understood and to understand a language, you need to master the grammar. People can speak ungrammatically but they’re not always well understood; misunderstandings occur, etc.  Love has a grammar and the grammar of love is mercy.

Now is the time of mercy, to learn the grammar of love through the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, to learn the grammar of love by forgiving and offering forgiveness. Mercy makes hope possible.

It is my hope that you are able to continue your weekly offertory support through the use of online giving on your parish website or through this Universal Online Offertory Page. These funds are critical for the continued operation and ministerial work of your parish. I understand that many of you may not be able to contribute given the economic impact this pandemic is having on you and your family; however, for those who are able to do so, please do. Your parish is depending on you.

Many are suffering financially due to this pandemic. In times of need, people turn to the Church for help, and if we come together, we can try to assist those in need. If you are able to make a donation to the Coronavirus Emergency Fund, please consider doing so now. As Sister Faustina, the Apostle of Divine Mercy, insisted, “Now is the time for mercy.”

It is my hope that you continue to visit our website,, for up-to-date information, live-streaming of liturgies, and other resources.

You and your families are in my prayers.  God bless you.
Sincerely yours in Christ, 
Most Reverend Thomas G. Wenski 
Archbishop of Miami

For new students 2020-21

Middle School students welcomed:
Honors level classes, small class size, 1:1 iPad instruction,STREAM Lab,  High School Dual Enrollment classes available and much more!  

Application Checklist

We appreciate your interest in Saint Hugh Catholic School.

Application for admission is as follows:

  • Complete online application.  A non refundable $75 application fee covers the application and entrance exam, if applicable.
  • All students applying to Kindergarten through 8th grade must take the entrance exam.
  • Entrance exam is scheduled for January 25, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.  Students are to report to the school auditorium by no later than 7:45 A.M. Duration of the exam is approximately two hours.
  • All students taking the exam must have the following documents uploaded to their application:
    – Most recent report card from the current school year.
    – Final report cards of the last two school years for students applying to second grade and up.
    – Birth & baptismal certificate.
    – Standardized test results from the last two years, when applicable.
    – Family picture.
  • If unable to upload the documents, please email them to Mrs. Ramallo at All required documents are to be received in the school office no later than Monday, January 23, 2020.
  • Complete recommendation forms from current school are required for all students applying to Kindergarten through 8th grade.
  • St. Hugh Church parishioners are to include the parishioner number on their application.
  • Non– St. Hugh parishioners must provide a letter from their parish prior to admission.

Principal’s Message

Dear St. Hugh Community,

I can see so many examples of cheerful service in our school. Let us remember to show this kind of service at home too. Do not wait to be asked for help by a family member. Instead, offer to do something to make their work easier and to make your home a happier place. Each time you do this, picture the way Jesus served others through his healing touch and loving words.

May God bless you today, tomorrow and always.

Mrs. Mary E. Fernandez, Ed.S.
Principal Saint Hugh Catholic School


Dear Lord,

As we begin this new school year, we thank you for the spirit that you renewed in us through the summer months.

We thank you for the time to enjoy our family and friends and to reflect on what is important in our lives.

Let this new school year be marked by enthusiasm and love so that, with the inspiration of your Spirit, we may continue to grow in our faith. Help us to fulfill Your hope with honest intentions and works of faith. Let us be kind with ourselves and others bringing laughter, joy and love to each other.

We ask this in your name.



For new students 2019-20.

Middle School students welcomed:
honors level classes, small class size, 1:1 iPad instruction,STEM Lab,  High School Dual Enrollment classes available and much more!

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