Catholic Life 2016

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6th Form Chaplaincy Team Support Shoe Box Appeal 25 November 2016- 6th Form Chaplaincy Team have been working alongside Mrs Ferris, Lay Chaplain, this year and are delighted to announce 57 boxes were donated to Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Appeal. Members of the Chaplaincy Team worked tirelessly wrapping shoe boxes, collecting money and donating goods.  Many of the tutor groups idonated a box or some items for the shoe boxes.  Lots of staff […]
YMCA Interfaith Workshop 25 November 2016- On Thursday 17th November 6 of our students, accompanied by Mr Katumba, were invited by Beverley Momenabadi, Participation Co-Ordinator for YMCA Black Country, to a YMCA Interfaith Workshop at St Peters Café. The event was to celebrate Interfaith Week, which is part of an initiative called ‘Love thy Neighbour’. Students took part in games and activities […]
Wolverhampton and Dudley 5 A Side Tournament 25 November 2016- On Saturday 5th November many of the students from St Edmund’s took part in the Wolverhampton and Dudley 5 A Side Tournament organised by Kenelm Trust. It was held at St Edmund’s  in the Kristian Thomas Sports Centre. Vicki Chatten, Youth Ministry Development Worker from Birmingham Catholic Youth Service, sent certificates  for all our students and […]
The Year of Mercy Mass at St Peter and St Paul’s Church 27 June 2016- On Friday 11th March 15 pupils from St Edmund’s Catholic Academy were chosen to take part in the Year of Mercy Mass, which was held at St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Wolverhampton. We were joined by other schools such as The Giffard and St Mary’s and St John’s Catholic School. As it is The […]
Euro 2016 – Students hold a charity cake sale 16 June 2016- In support of the Euro 2016 and to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday, students at St Edmund’s Catholic Academy have been selling ‘football’ and ‘birthday’ cupcakes in aid of raising money for charity. Quxah in Year 12 said: “As a Sixth Form we decided to do a fundraiser where we did a cake sale. Half […]
“Laudato Si” inspires St Edmund’s to make some exciting changes 13 June 2016- Jess Bradley (year 9) has recently delivered a series of assemblies to groups of students at St Edmund’s motivated by the Holy Father’s encyclical letter “Laudato Si” on care for our common home. Pope Francis invites us all to take seriously how we protect and nurture our planet and to act more responsibly to preserve […]
Sixth Form Students Raise Money for YMCA ‘Sleep Easy’ Campaign 19 May 2016- We are proud to announce that a fantastic total of £532.92 was raised for the YMCA funds in aid of our ‘Sleep Easy’ campaign. We would like to thank all students and staff who participated in some way.
Maundy Thursday 19 May 2016- On Maundy Thursday the whole school attended a Solemn Liturgy depicting the story of the Last Supper and Jesus washing the Disciples feet. Mrs Ferris the Lay Chaplain told the story and introduced each Disciple in turn, explaining the parts the disciples had played in serving Jesus. Students including the 6th form acted the story. […]
Students Swap their Beds for Cardboard Boxes 17 March 2016- A number of enthusiastic Wolverhampton students braved the cold weather and took part in the ‘Sleep Easy’ campaign last Friday night, to raise money in changing the lives of young homeless people in the Black Country. Sleep Easy is a national event which sees hundreds of people from up and down the country giving up […]
Archbishop Bernard Longley’s visit to St Edmund’s 26 January 2016- On Friday the 22nd January St Edmund’s Catholic Academy was delighted to receive a visit from Archbishop Bernard Longley. We are the first school in Wolverhampton to celebrate Mass with Archbishop Longley within the ‘Year of the Mercy’. He spoke of many things during his Homily and reminded those present that in life there are […]
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