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Year 4 lead Mass

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Year 4’s altar display

On Tuesday 17th September it was the turn of Year 4 to lead our whole school Mass in school.

The children prepared readings, prayers and acting for the rest of the school to join in with during our whole school celebration.

One Year 5 child commented, “I feel that I want to be generous on the playground. I want to be generous with my friendship to others.”

Well done Year 4!

Year 5 lead Mass

Friday, 13 September 2019

Year 5’s Mass display

On Tuesday 10th September it was Year 5 who led the first school Mass of the new year in school.

The children did a wonderful job of reading and acting out the gospel along with sharing some lovely bidding prayers.

Well done to Year 5 for making the first Mass of the year so special.

One of the Year 6 children commented, “I felt close to Jesus during the acting as I felt like I was one of the crowd.”

Year 4’s Prayer Partner Gathering

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Year 4 leading the gathering

On Thursday 18th July the children from Year 4 hosted a prayer partner gathering for their partners in Year 2.

The theme of the gathering was using our talents and being grateful.  The children from Year 4 picked readings, songs and created a lovely display to reflect the theme of the gathering.

Year 2 were very grateful to all the effort Year 4 had out into making their final prayer partner gathering so special.  Well done Year 4!

Year 6 lead Mass

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Year 6’s altar display

On Tuesday 16th July it was the turn of the Year 6 children to lead the final Mass of our school year which was celebrated by Father Louis.

The Mass was to celebrate the Year 6 Confirmation which took place in church last Thursday evening with Bishop David McGough and to celebrate the end of another successful school year.

Well done Year 6 for leading our Mass with such reverence and respect.

Year 6’s Confirmation

Friday, 12 July 2019

On the evening of Thursday 11th July the Catholic children from Year 6, along with children from the Parish, received the Sacrament of Confirmation in Our Blessed Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury Church in Dudley.

Mass was celebrated by Bishop David McGough and it was a beautiful occasions for all of the children and their families.

Confirmation 2019

Year 6’s Reconciliation

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

On Tuesday 9th July following Mass the children from Year 6 took part in a special service of Reconciliation in preparation to receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation tomorrow evening in church.

It was a lovely service and the children took part with great respect, maturity and reverence.

Our reconciliation display

KS1 lead Mass

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

On Tuesday 9th July it was the turn of the children from Years 1 and 2 to lead our whole school Mass celebrated by Father Louis.

The children did a lovely job of reading and acting to make Mass a special event in our school week – thank you children!

KS1’s altar display

Year 3 lead Mass

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

On Tuesday 2nd July it was the turn of the children from Year 3 to lead our whole school Mass in school celebrated by Fr Louis.

The children did a great job of acting and reading to help us to understand the Gospel and sharing some of the bidding prayers which they had written themselves!

Well done Year 3!

Year 3’s altar display

Year 4 lead Mass

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Year 4’s altar display

On Tuesday 25th June it was the turn of children form Year 4 to lead our whole school Mass which was celebrated by Fr Martin.

Mass was a very joyful event with Year 4 sharing their prayers and readings and Father Martin encouraging us to think about the meaning of the gospel in our everyday lives!

A big thank you to Fr Martin for celebrating Mass this morning while Fr Louis is on holiday – it was lovely to meet you!

Year 5 lead Mass

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Year 5’s altar display

On Tuesday 18th June the children from Year 5 led our whole school Mass in school which was celebrated by Father Louis.

The children shared bidding prayers which they had written themselves, acted and helped with the offertory to make Mass a very special occasion.

One Year 4 child commented, “Mass is the time when we all come together and know that God is with us.”