Creative ideas for Lent at St Francis Xavier’s

On Monday 13 March one of our schools volunteers, Therese Warwick, visited St Francis Xavier’s RC Primary School in Hereford to share the message of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ at assembly.

Watch the animation here.

This was followed up with a workshop with Year 4 and their class teacher, Mrs George who is also the school’s eco-co-ordinator.

Continue reading

Cardiff pupils remember people living in poverty at Easter

IMG_8766

Pupils from Christ the King showing off their decorated bottles.

 Schools throughout the Dioceses have been doing lots of different things to raise money for the CAFOD Lent appeal. Shortly before Easter, pupils from Christ the King Catholic Primary School, Llanishen have been fundraising by collecting change in hand decorated bottles to raise funds for CAFOD’s Lent appeal.

The pupils at at Christ the King were encouraged to decorate a water bottle and fill it with change throughout Lent to raise money for the Lent appeal. Throughout Lent, the pupils have collected money by giving up something, like sweets, for lent or doing something positive, like tidying their rooms.

Continue reading