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  • 22 Nov 2019
    Newsletter 175

    ADVENT 2019 The Church’s season of Advent, lasts for approximately 4 weeks from the 1st December to the 25th December and is a time for us to pray and engage in charitable works in preparation for the great feast of Christmas when Jesus was born. All our fundraising (except the Christmas Fayre) will be focussed on CAFOD World Gifts.

  • 12 Nov 2019
    Newsletter 174

    CONFIRMATION PROGRAMME 2019-20 All Catholic children currently in Y6 (and above) are eligible to be confirmed in their faith by the Bishop of Leeds on 5th February 2020. The next workshop for both parents and children will take place in school on Tuesday 12th November at 6.30pm and then again on the 26th November at the same time. NATIVITY PERFORMANCE Our KS1 and Foundation Stage children will be presenting us with the timeless story of the birth of Jesus on Thursday 12th December at 2pm. All parents and friends of our school are very welcome to join us!!

  • 11 Oct 2019
    Newsletter 173

    Notice about the Governors decision to join the Blessed Peter Snow Academy Trust

  • 27 Sep 2019
    Newsletter 172

    ROSARY We will be starting our Rosary Prayer sessions from Wednesday next week at 8.45am. From then on, these will be every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until half-term.

  • 13 Sep 2019
    Newsletter 171

    Welcome to all new children and families and invitation to join us for our first Mass of the year on 19th September.

  • 16 Jul 2019
    NEWSLETTER 170

    END OF YEAR MASS (Tuesday 16th July 2.15pm) We invite all our community to join us for this final Mass of the academic year, to thank God for the achievements of the year and to pray for ourselves and the pupils and staff leaving us at the end of term. Everyone is welcome, even if you are not a Catholic – You can always just come along.

  • 21 Jun 2019
    NEWSLETTER 169

    END OF YEAR MASS (Tuesday 16th July 2.15pm) We invite all our community to join us for this final Mass of the academic year, to thank God for the achievements of the year and to pray for ourselves and the pupils and staff leaving us at the end of term. Everyone is welcome, even if you are not a Catholic – You can always just come along and watch.

  • 07 Jun 2019
    NEWSLETTER 168

    CHARITY DONATIONS Just before the holidays we sent two very large cheques to the charities we supported during Lent. CAFOD received £900 which is enough to support three Medical Outreach Teams for a year.

  • 13 May 2019
    NEWSLETTER 167

    FIRST HOLY COMMUNIONS (Sunday 19th May: 11am) Our 12 Communicants will be receiving this very special Sacrament at St Mary’s Church in just over a week’s time. Please pray for them and their families.

  • 12 Apr 2019
    NEWSLETTER 166

    We break today for a two week holiday over Easter. The children will return to school – hopefully well rested – on Monday 29th April for an 8.55 am start. Mr Brennan, the Governors and all the staff wish you and your families a very happy, holy and peaceful Easter – when it eventually arrives!

  • 22 Mar 2019
    Newsletter 165

    THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION Monday 25th March (10am) Fr Martin will be celebrating Mass with us to mark the visit of the Angel Gabriel to Our Lady, to tell her that she would give birth to Jesus. All our community are very welcome to join us.

  • 04 Mar 2019
    Newsletter 164

    CONFIRMATION It was wonderful to see 56 young people (11 to 13 year olds) from our Halifax parishes receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Marcus at St Malachy’s Church on Wednesday evening last week. Congratulations to them all!

  • 04 Feb 2019
    Newsletter 163

    SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMMES A reminder that the final session of our Confirmation Programme is on Wednesday evening this week (7pm) and the 3rd session of the Confession Programme is also on Wednesday at 6.30pm.

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Newsletter 162

    WELCOME & HAPPY NEW YEAR We hope you all had a very enjoyable and restful Christmas break.

  • 14 Dec 2018
    Newsletter 161

    Third week of Advent

  • 26 Nov 2018
    Newsletter 160

    ADVENT MASS (4th December) It is the first Sunday of Advent next weekend. To celebrate the start of this important liturgical season we invite you to attend our Whole School Advent Mass on Tuesday 4th December at 2.15pm.

  • 09 Nov 2018
    NEWSLETTER 159

    HARVEST CELEBRATION (23rd October) We enjoyed a fabulous Harvest Celebration in school at the end of the last half-term.

  • 16 Oct 2018
    Newsletter 158

    HARVEST CELEBRATION (23rd October 2.15pm) We will be celebrating the harvest that God has given us in a liturgy led by Y3 & 4. We use this annual event to support two very worthy charities –

  • 01 Oct 2018
    Newsletter 157

    FIRST MASS OF THE YEAR We hope lots of parents and friends of St Mary’s will join us on Thursday 11th October (11am) for our opening Mass of the academic year.

  • 14 Sep 2018
    Newsletter 156

    We hope lots of parents and friends of St Mary’s will join us on Thursday 11th October (11am) for our opening Mass of the academic year.