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  • Journeying in the Faith – AdventNovember 27th 2015

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    Advent: From Darkness into Light The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they who live in the land under the shadow of death, have a light shine upon them. For unto us a son is given: and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace… and all the people shall know. Isaiah 9: 1- 7   [caption id="attachment_2410" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Annunciation[/caption]  ...

  • Remembrance and All SaintsOctober 23rd 2015

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    November - a month of Saints and Remembrance   Throughout the month of November we remember those who have died, the “Holy Souls” and who will one day go and live with God the Father. We prayer for them. We also take time to learn from the lives of the saints- those we know are now with God because of the way they lived while on earth.         Scripture   In this reading we listen to St Paul as he writes to the Christians who lived in a town called ...

  • St Joseph’s School Summer ChallengeSeptember 30th 2015

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    A big thank you and well done to all our children and families who took part in our Summer Challenge "Things to do before you are 11 ¾ years old!". We hope you all had fun completing the challenges! We have certainly enjoyed looking through the challenge booklets and seeing all the great photos.   “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full” John 10:10

  • Journeying in the Faith – Prayer for the End of the School YearJuly 6th 2015

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    ‘We are all God’s children and will try to live, love, work and serve as Jesus taught us.’  I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end. Revelation 22:13          Prayers for the end of the school year   At the end of this school year we give thanks to God: For all the teaching and learning that have taken place in our school, both in and out of the classroom. For the talents and gifts that have been shared and the challenges that have been ...

  • School Choir Concert at The PrioryJune 19th 2015

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    For the last few weeks children from Year 5, Year 4 and Year 3 have had a singing teacher from Twynham School teaching them songs for the concert at The Priory. The children attended the concert on Tuesday evening and performed exceptionally well. The whole evening was a great success and there are some lovely photos in our Gallery section.

  • Journeying in the Faith – EasterApril 5th 2015

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    Easter Prayers  A reading from the Gospel of St John She turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?" Supposing him to be the gardener, she said to him, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have laid him, and I will take him away." Jesus said to her, "Mary!" She turned and said to him in Hebrew, "Rabbouni!" (which means Teacher). Jesus said to her, "Do not hold on ...

  • Journeying in the Faith – RemembranceNovember 5th 2014

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    November a month of Saints and Remembrance  Scripture In this reading we listen to St Paul as he writes to the Christians who lived in a town called Colossae. He called these friends of his “saints”, because like us they had been asked to follow Christ, and to be God’s friends. This is what he said.   My friends,  I pray that you will grow in wisdom and understanding, so that you will learn to know what God wants you to do. If you do this, ...

  • Journeying in the Faith – Mary our MotherOctober 2nd 2014

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    Mary, our Mother  Queen of Peace, Pray for us! Mother of mercy and of hope, Obtain for the men and women of the third millennium the precious gift of peace; Peace in heart and families, In communities among peoples; Peace above all for those nations Where people fight and die every day. Obtain that every ...

  • Journeying in the Faith: World War 1 RemembranceJuly 10th 2014

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    1914 is the year World War 1 began. A hundred years have passed since 1914, but we still remember that war and the millions of people who lost their lives. We must take time out of our busy lives to pray and bring to mind those people who fought and suffered for their country. In Flanders Fields by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly...

  • Journeying in the Faith – Easter Thoughts and PrayersApril 21st 2014

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    Easter Thoughts  And He departed from our sight that we might return to our heart, and there find him. For He departed, and behold, He is here - St Augustine  Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring time – Martin Luther Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song – Pope John Paul ll We are still awaiting Easter; we are not yet standing in the full light but walking toward it full of trust – Pope Benedict XVI  ~oOo~ An Easter Prayer Of all of God's gifts Easter shows us our fate Forgiven we will rise And pass through Heaven's gate This ...