Catholic school can be a doozy.
Knee-length uniforms and nuns left and right can be a bit of an adjustment, but if you’ve ever had to attend Catholic school, the below phrases will have you saying “amen!” in agreement because we know you’ve heard ’em from teachers.
When you and your S.O. are slow dancing at a school function, you can surely count on one of the teachers to squeeze in between you two with this classic phrase.
This common saying will have you tugging at your uniform in no time! Students love to roll up their skirts to achieve shorter lengths, and teachers love catching them in the act.
This is the definitive phrase that lets you know you’re in deep trouble. Your Superior Nun doesn’t mess around, and her office is the last place you want to be sent.
When you’re embarrassed to hold your crush’s hand during the “Our Father,” there’s nothing worse than being forced to do so by a teacher. It seems like they always know exactly when you’re the most nervous. Sweaty palms are a given after you’re forced to hold hands, adding even more embarrassment to the ordeal!
This is the most dreaded phrase as you enter confessional. You’re there to confess, so you don’t necessarily want to lie, but ‘fessing up to having gone months without confessing is also a pain!
Knowing you’ll be able to skip your uniform and wear plain clothes is a treat for every Catholic school kid. This phrase is announced by teachers whenever your class behaves all week.
Catholic school teachers aren’t huge fashionistas but this is the one style pointer you get when it comes to your holy communion.
There’s nothing more mortifying than figuring out you mixed up your uniform. Being sent home to change is the worst!
Now that you know which phrases you can’t escape in Catholic school, click HERE for phrases said by every cheerleading coach.