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1st FEBRUARY 2021, ST BRIGID, FEAST

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The world nationally and internationally annually recalls joyful and tragic historical events. Celebration and remembrance are important moments in life. Examples of such events are Armistice Day, Nine-Eleven, 1916 commemoration of the Easter Rising, International Holocaust Day, International Workers Day, Bloomsday. Families also remember and celebrate events in life such as birthdays, anniversaries, the sacraments […]


CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2021

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How does a child learn to trust? Trust is an essential quality in human relationships. A person learns over time and through human encounters of love within the environment of family and friends how, who and when to trust. Generally, a person trusts another until there is reason not to do so. It is desirable […]


CELEBRATE FRIDAY, TWELFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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‘Indeed, how good is the Lord; bless his holy name.’ (Invitatory antiphon). Covid-19 was an unknown virus when it first swept through the world, killing many along its path. Thankfully people also recovered from it. The world doesn’t have huge knowledge about the virus, though more is known now, than in previous weeks. To date, […]


CELEBRATE THURSDAY, TWELFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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‘Come before the Lord, singing for joy.’ (Invitatory antiphon) Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on 7 November, 2013, where Gerardo and Jovita Amantillo lived in Basey, a coastal region of Leyte Island, close to Tacloban. Water rushed into their home and the couple were swept out of the house. They grabbed hold on a neighbour’s […]


CELEBRATE WEDNESDAY, SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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‘John rejoiced and pointed out the Lamb of God: come let us adore him.’ (Invitatory antiphon) During the time of pandemic, the media portrayed significant birthday celebrations that occurred for individual persons. These celebrations filled the hearts of those with joy, whose birthdays needed to be celebrated in the ‘now’ rather than postpone to a […]