Sacred Heart Apostolic School
|Sacred Heart Apostolic School|
|5901 North 500 East
Rolling Prairie, Indiana, (LaPorte County), 46371
|Type||Private, boarding school and high school seminary|
|Motto||Adveniat Regnum Tuum!|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Patron saint(s)||Sacred Heart|
|Color(s)||Red and White|
Established in 2005, Sacred Heart Apostolic School (SHAS) is a private Roman Catholic boarding school for boys in grades seven through twelve who are considering a vocation to the priesthood, also known as a minor seminary. It is located within the Diocese of Gary and sponsored by the Legionaries of Christ, a religious congregation of the Roman Catholic Church. The school is in the north-central Indiana town of Rolling Prairie. It serves approximately 35-50 students.
The main building of the 51 acre campus was built in 1932-33 by the Congregation of Holy Cross. It was constructed as their novitiate dedicated to St. Joseph. In 1968, they changed its use to an international boarding school called LeMans Academy. LeMans closed in 2003, and the property was divided before the Legion bought the main building in 2005.
The school features small class sizes. The students study in Latin, Biblical Greek, and Religion in addition to ordinary high school subjects of Science, English, Social Studies, and Math. All students take part in a school band.
In 2011, the Junior class went on a humanitarian mission to Mexico.
The Apostolic school also runs as a retreat center for the Conquest groups. Many functions also take place such as Retreats such as Easter games, .Holy week. The visitor boys enjoy a weekend or week full of talks,prayers,sports,daily Mass and Adoration.
The school also hosts a Month long summer program and in which Boys are interested in being a priest.