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Feast of St Peter and St Paul 04 July 2017 - ast week we celebrated the Feast of St Peter and St Paul with two Masses. As the students entered, they watched a video clip of St Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Fr Mark Crisp spoke to the school community about how the Catholic Church is the oldest institution and, with all the changes of power over […]
Marian Grotto 12 June 2017 -   The Peace Garden is gradually becoming a real haven of peace, tranquillity and prayer. Stations of the Cross housed in the cloister around the Peace Garden offer a constant reminder of Jesus’ sacrifice for the salvation of humankind. Recently the work on the Marian Grotto was completed. This feature is commonly referred to as […]
Unity Tree 12 June 2017 - The Unity Tree The Unity Tree represents St Edmund’s Academy as a truly a Catholic academy in the sense of being universal and cohesive. Our community comprises of many world religions and cultures, all of which are valued.  The idea behind the Unity Tree is to engender this sense of belonging and unity in our […]
Marian Grotto 12 June 2017 -   The Peace Garden is gradually becoming a real haven of peace, tranquillity and prayer. Stations of the Cross housed in the cloister around the Peace Garden offer a constant reminder of Jesus’ sacrifice for the salvation of humankind. Recently the work on the Marian Grotto was completed. This feature is commonly referred to as […]
The Pope’s request for a minutes silence for Peace 08 June 2017 - The Pope Requested a Minute Silence for Peace Today our staff and students either had 1 minute of silent prayer for peace or said prayers for peace in their form time. (Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis has appealed for prayers and international participation in the “One Minute for Peace” initiative to be held Thursday, 8 June, […]
Lightfever-Prayers for MANCHESTER 26 May 2017 - On the Last Thursday of every month, the students are invited to the Chapel for ‘Lightfever’. This is always popular: the students come to light a candle, say a personal prayer and spend some quiet time to reflect. Yesterday the students asked if they could light the candles for the people of Manchester, those who […]
Students testimony-St Bernadettes Catholic Church and the Pentecostal Church, Kingsway 24 May 2017 - Despite being a member of Saint Bernadette’s Catholic Church in Wombourne, I volunteer at the Pentecostal Church, Kingsway. Initially this started as my volunteering activity for my Duke of Edinburgh bronze award, but after completing my three months of volunteering, I decided to stay on and assist the children in their learning about God and […]
Good Shepherd Mass 24 May 2017 - Yesterday St Michaels Catholic Church in Penn hosted the ‘Good Shepherd Mass’ for the Father Hudson’s Society. This is a yearly event when the Catholic schools of the diocese and this year other Catholic schools joined us from other areas, get together to celebrate the work of Fr Hudson’s . When the offertory takes places […]
Student Testimony- Guru Nanak 26 April 2017 - Guru Nanak Satsang Gurdwara- Wolverhampton By Alisha Swali This is the Gurdwara that I go to weekly and is where anyone can go irrespective of caste/religion etc It is actually the first Gurdwara to be established in Wolverhampton in 1966. The literally meaning of the punjabi word Gurdwara is the ‘door to the Guru.’  In […]
Lenten Liturgy 26 April 2017 - Lenten Liturgy We finished our school term off by coming together as a whole community to mark the end of our Lenten journey and to mark the start of Holy Week, in our’ Lenten Liturgy’, written by Debbie Ferris the school Lay Chaplain. We were blessed by having Fr Mark Crisp present who explain in […]
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