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Congratulations Year 3!

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Celebrating in school.

On Tuesday 21st May the children who received the Sacrament of First Holy Communion for the first time in church on Saturday celebrated with the whole school family when they led Mass in school with Father Louis.

We are so proud of all the children from Year 3 and today they celebrated with a special tea party and received a gift from all of their friends at St Joseph’s.

One Year 5 child commented, “I remember my First Holy Communion – it is such a special event.”

Congratulations Year 3!

 

First Holy Communion

Monday, 20 May 2019

Congratulations!

On Saturday 18th May children from Year 3 along with children from the Parish received the Sacrament of First Holy Communion in Our Blessed Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury Church Dudley.

It was a very special occasion and the Year 3 children were supported by a number of children from St Joseph’s and Bishop Milner Catholic College who served on the altar for this special and Holy Mass.

Congratulations to Year 3 and their families.

Year 5 lead Mass

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Year 5’s altar display

On Tuesday 7th May it was the turn of the children from Year 5 to lead our whole school Mass which was celebrated by Father Louis.

During the Mass the children shared bidding prayers which they had written themselves and acted out the Gospel to help us to understand it fully.

One Year 6 child commented, “I understand that in life we need more than just physical bread, we need Jesus, the Bread of Life.”

Thanks you and well done Year 5!

Year 6 lead Mass

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Year 6’s St George display

On Tuesday 30th April the children from Year 6 lead our whole school Mass in school celebrated by Father Louis.

The children did a great job of preparing the readings, display, acting and writing their own bidding prayers.

The theme of the Mass was St George as we celebrated his feast day today!

Well done Year 6!

Year 4 lead Mass

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Year 4’s altar display

On Tuesday 9th April the children from Year 4 led the last whole school Mass, celebrated by Father Louis, in the season of Lent.

The children wrote and shared some thoughtful bidding prayers along with acting the Gospel and reading beautifully.

Well done Year 4!

Year 5 lead Mass

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Year 5’s altar display

On Tuesday 2nd April it was the turn of the children from Year 5 to lead our whole school Mass celebrated by Father Louis.

The children did a wonderful job of leading the readings, prayers, acting and bring the offertory.

Well done Year 5!

Receptions Prayer Partner Gathering

Friday, 29 March 2019

The special gathering

On Friday 29th March the children from Reception class prepared and shared a special gathering with their prayer partners form Nursery.

The gathering had a focus on being ‘learned’ and ‘wise’ throughout Lent.  The children prayed together and asked God to look after Jesus and give him strength in the desert.  The gathering ended by singing ‘DO Not Be Afraid.’

Well done Reception for preparing such a lovely gathering.

 

 

Year 1’s Prayer Partner Gathering

Friday, 29 March 2019

Year 1’s prayer partner gathering

On Thursday 28th March the children from Year 1 prepared and shared a special gathering with their prayer partners from Year 5.

Year 1 decided to take advantage of the lovely weather and held their gathering outside!  The children prepared beautiful music and readings and Year 5 really appreciated all of the effort they had gone to.

Well done Year 1!

Year 6 lead our special Mass

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Year 6’s altar display

On Tuesday 26th March the children form Year 6 lead our whole school Mass which we shared with our visitors from Poland and teachers from both St Phillip’s Catholic Primary School and Bishop Milner Catholic College.

It was a beautiful Mass with wonderful bidding prayers – read out in both Polish and English – lovely acting and clear readings.

Well done Year 6 for all of your hard work in preparing such a lovely Mass.

KS1 lead Mass

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

The lovely altar display

On Tuesday 19th March the children from years 1 and 2 lead our whole school Mass with Father Louis.

Today’s Mass was special as it was the Feast of St Joseph our patron saint!  The children did a great job of reading, acting and creating a lovely St Joseph display.

Well done children!