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Leighton Elizabeth McComb July 23, 2010 ~ May 24, 2015

Jonathan Andrew McComb June 16, 2008 ~ May 24, 2015

William Oliver Rumley Jan. 14, 2008 ~ Feb. 2, 2014

Ted "Trey" Turner III Aug. 10, 1993 ~ Nov. 11, 2013

Angels enrich new Montessori building and rosary garden By Raul Altamirano

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ed in prayer by Bishop Michael Mulvey, students, faculty, staff, special dignitaries and friends of Incarnate Word Academy gathered outside of IWA’s new Catherine & Bob Hilliard Montessori Building and Memorial Rosary Garden for a special blessing and dedication ceremony on Sept. 26. The Memorial Rosary Garden contains a beautiful walking rosary path created in memory of three Angels, Leighton Elizabeth McComb, Jonathan Andrew McComb, and

William Oliver Rumley. A live oak tree was also planted within the garden in memory of Angel alumnus Trey Turner who graduated in 2012. The new Montessori building was the completion of a longtime dream of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament, to expand the reach of the school’s elementary level by establishing a building for the Montessori program. “From every sister to all of the teachers, they bring love to our children; they bring a sense of community to our children; they

bring strong Catholic faith to our children. And because of that, they inspire us, the parents, to create something that will last when current students’ grandchildren come here,” Bob Hilliard said during the ceremony. “Part of the beauty and love we have for the students of IWA is because of what we see at the entrance of the Montessori building, which is the rosary garden.” For IWA parent Sherry Rumley, the completion of the new Montessori building and Memorial Rosary Garden gives her a deep sense of gratitude knowing current and November 2018 |  South Texas Catholic  11

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