Catholic Life 2018

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St Edmund’s Day Mass 06 December 2018- Saturday 1st December was the Feast Day of our founder St Edmund. We marked the day with a celebration Mass for the whole community on Friday 3th November. Monsignor Mark Crisp, our Chaplain was the celebrant at the Mass. He gave a great homily, helping us to recognise how lucky and privileged we are to […]
Samaritans Purse-Operation Christmas Child 26 November 2018- Samaritans- Operation Christmas Child At the start of November each tutor group was asked to fill a shoebox for the Samaritans Charity-Operation Christmas Child, and again students and staff came up trumps. Over 40 shoeboxes have been delivered. The boxes were filled with items such as hats, scarves, tooth brushes, toiletries, writing pads, pens, toys […]
Cafod-Family Fast Day Friday 5th October 03 October 2018-   Sadly, due to poverty and injustice, this harvest will not be bright for millions of children and young people around the world who will miss out on food, clean water and even on going to school. But your support is helping to change this! Last year, schools around England and Wales joined us to […]
03 October 2018- Starting tomorrow lunchtime, Thursday 4th October 2018. The whole community of St Edmund’s Catholic Academy is invited to come to the Chapel in their lunchtime to take 5 minutes out of their busy day, light a candle and sit in the Chapel. Taking time to either pray for someone or themselves or just take some […]
October- The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary 03 October 2018- October is Rosary Month The students and staff at St Edmunds Catholic Academy are invited to the Chapel on a Tuesday evening, after school, to look at how to say the Rosary and learn more about this great ‘tool’ for prayers and meditation. The Rosary beads are provided. Why not come along… October 7th is […]
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 […]
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