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Cafod- Climate Change 02 October 2019 - Yesterday CAFOD, the Catholic Agency For Overseas Development, blessed us with a visit. They led a discussion with year 9 students on the topic of  ‘Climate Change- climate change destroys God’s precious gift to us-creation’. Inspired by the teachings of Pope Benedict and Pope Francis, we know that responding to the climate crisis requires working […]
Chaplaincy Commissioning Mass 27 September 2019 - On Tuesday 24th October, two members of St. Edmund’s Catholic Sixth Form represented our Chaplaincy team by attending Mass at St Chad’s in Birmingham. Students from schools across the Diocese came together to say their Chaplaincy promise, together with all the Lay Chaplains. The journey was a difficult one due to the rain and road […]
Year 12 Students Motivated By UCAS Exhibition NEC 2019 26 June 2019 - It may have been wet and cold day but that didn’t stop our brilliant year 12 representing the academy at the UCAS Exhibition this week. There was something for everyone for our budding Sixth Form, ranging from Actuarial Sciences to Aerospace Engineering. Silvia said, “Today has motivated me to work harder”. The students experienced a […]
Synod Catch Up 29 April 2019 - Pope Francis to the youth of today: ‘You matter and you are important’ In the last week of term, the Kenelm trust, Soli House team and visitors from America and Canada came to St Edmund’s to speak to students involved in Pope Francis’ Synod on youth. Last year our students had discussed what challenges and […]
Lent 13 March 2019 - Lent We are now in the season of Lent. Lent is an opportunity for us to examine our conscious, pray more, acknowledge what we have, be thankful and be generous. In order for us to grow closer to the Lord, build up our relationship and discover anew the joy of a deeper conversion of the […]
Ash Wednesday 12 March 2019 - On Wednesday the whole school came together to prepare for the start of Lent by attending our Ash Wednesday Liturgy lead by Fr Mark our Chaplain. The choir, led by Mr Bard, was in fine voice leading us in hymns such as ‘Be still for the presence of the Lord’, ‘Father I have sinned’ and […]
Confirmandi 11 March 2019 - Confirmandi On Monday 4th March, five of our students, along with students from SS.Mary’s and John’s Catholic Primary took their Sacrament of Confirmation. The Mass was celebrated by the Rt Rev Bishop David McGough. Bishop David had spent the afternoon with the students talking to them about the strength of Holy Spirit. The students renewed […]
Soli House- Girls Weekend 27 February 2019 - Two of our students attended a girls weekend retreat at Soli House. Here is Molly Kerins testimony of her time there. Soli house weekend During the 15th and the 17th of February Siwi and I went on a girls retreat to Soli House. The weekend was focused on our treasure, what is it, how we […]
Alton Castle 13 February 2019 - For 3 days, 35 students from year 7 and 8 experienced the delights of Alton Castle Catholic Retreat Centre in Alton Staffordshire. The theme for the retreat was ’Who am I?’ The students were to consider how they view themselves, how friends view them, family and God. ‘He counts the Stars and Calls them all […]
Mission at Home 22 January 2019 - On January 26th – 27th, young adults across the Diocese will be answering the call of Pope Francis and serving in mission projects over this weekend serving their local community. Following a weekend of mission, local groups will join together on Sunday evening at Ss. Peter and Paul in Wolverhampton to celebrate the closing Mass […]
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