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Chaplaincy Commissioning Mass- St Chad’s 24 September 2018 - Chaplaincy Commission Mass On Thursday 20th September all the Chaplaincy Teams, Lay Chaplain, Chaplains, across the Birmingham Diocese along with 10 students from St Edmund’s Catholic Academy our Lay Chaplain Mrs Ferris and Mr White came together to celebrate Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham. The Mass was presided by Bishop David McGough and music […]
Soli House 21 September 2018 - Soli House Next week a group of students from years 9 and 10 will be on Retreat with Mrs Ferris and Mrs Badham. They will be travelling to the new Soli House in Staffordshire for 3 nights and 4 days of time to pray, rest, have fun and take time to reflect on themselves, the […]
Mrs Hughes Retires After 38 Years In Teaching 19 July 2018 - This year sees the end of an era for Principal Maggie Hughes, who has been in the teaching profession for 38 years. On Friday the 31st of August, Mrs Hughes will retire from her role of Principal and pass on the role to Vice Principal, Mrs Hazeldine. After securing her degree at the University of […]
Solemnity of St Peter and St Paul 26 June 2018 - St Peters and St Pauls Mass The Solemnity of St Peters and St Paul is this Friday 29th June, which is a Holy Day of Obligation. The whole school, students and staff, we will be walking to St Michael’s Catholic Church on Coalway Road, Penn to celebrate Mass with our Chaplain Monsignor Mark Crisp as […]
Wear it Purple Day and Cake Sale 08 June 2018 - On Friday 25th May 2018, the staff turned the school purple by wearing purple clothes to raise funds for Pancreatic Cancer. ‘Wear it Purple’ day is normally in November but St Edmund’s Catholic Academy decided to have theirs near to the anniversary of the passing of their beloved colleague Mandy Whittaker who sadly died of […]
Good Shepherd Mass 07 June 2018 - On Tuesday 5th June many primary schools in the diocese, along with schools from the Bishop Cleary MAC, including St Edmund’s Catholic Academy, gathered together at St Michael’s Catholic Church in Penn to celebrate ‘The Good Shepherd’ Mass. The choir and a group of musicians from St. Edmund’s Catholic Academy provided the music and were […]
The Feast of Ascension 09 May 2018 - Tomorrow, Thursday 10th May we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of Lord ; as we celebrate this beautiful Feast, we remember the promise and invitation of the Lord, the promise is the Gift of the Holy Spirit, the invitation was to return to Jerusalem and await this promised gift. The Church invites us to […]
Think Tank-Synod 20 March 2018 - Think Tank for Pope Francis By John Smith 12BH Last week, a handful of pupils from each year were gathered to take part in a global questionnaire for the youth of the world, in preparation for the Synod of Pope Francis. Asked a set of questions about their identity, beliefs and ideas about prejudice and […]
Reconciliation 20 March 2018 - Reconciliation Liturgy and Confessions The common definition of reconciliation as it relates to relationships is ‘The restoration of friendly relations’. The Lord our God is your friend so it makes sense to have the opportunity to confess our sins and have our relationship made anew. Last Thursday, Year 8 had the opportunity to do this […]
SYNOD 05 March 2018 - On Thursday 1st March a number of pupils from St Edmunds Catholic Academy, along with 17 other schools in the diocese, travelled in snowy conditions to St Mary’s, College, Oscott in Sutton Coldfield to share a day ‘listening and learning’.  Also for the young people to voice their views on a variety of social contexts. […]
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