Immaculate Heart of Mary
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Immaculate Heart of Mary is a Catholic Church of the Roman Rite. Established in 1946, IHM serves the communities of Los Alamos and White Rock in the County of Los Alamos, NM. St. Joseph's mission church serves the people of White Rock.

In kindergarten, first and second grades, the girls work on flower petal badges for each virtue in a wreath. In third, fourth and fifth grades, they earn a medal for each virtue in a wreath.

Wreath One

The Sunflower ~ Faith ~ St. Catherine of Siena
The Ivy ~ Hope ~ St. Monica
The Peony ~ Love of God ~ St. Agnes
The Rose ~ Love of Neighbor~ St. Frances de Chantal
The Carnation ~ Obedience ~ St. Joan of Arc
The Forget-Me-Not ~ Piety ~ St. Cecelia
The Violets ~ Humility ~ St. Catherine Labourne
The Daffodil ~ Industry ~ St. Frances Xavier
The Narcissus ~ Truthfulness ~ St. Bridget of Sweden

Wreath Two

The Lily ~ Mercy ~ St. Faustina
The Yucca ~ Courage ~ Blessed Margaret Pole
The Tulip ~ Joy ~ St. Clare of Assisi
The Daisy ~ Generosity ~ St. Katharine Drexel
The African Violet ~ Prudence ~ St. Angela Merici
The Iris ~ Wisdom ~ St. Theresa Benedicta (Edith Stein)
The Aster ~ Justice ~ Blessed Mary of the Incarnation
The Poppy ~ Loyalty ~ St. Lucy
The Lotus ~ Perseverance ~ St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Wreath Three

The Dandelion ~ Eutrapelia ~ Mary, Sister of Martha
The Morning Glory ~ Friendliness ~ Ruth and Naomi
Black-Eyed Susan ~ Initiative ~ St. Margaret of Scotland
The Cranberry ~ Orderliness ~ St. Zita
The Amaryllis ~ Self-Control ~ St. Felicity and 7 Sons
The Mum ~ Responsibility ~ St. Anne
Lily of the Valley ~ Patience ~ St. Bathilde
The Blue Phlox ~ Cheerfulness ~ Mary, Mother of God
The Hyacinth ~ Fortitude ~ St. Julie Billiart