Events 2015 to 2018
Prayer and memorial garden
On 13th September 2018, pupils from Years 5 and 6, helped to place the newly painted stones in the Prayer and Memorial gardens.
The next day, pupils visited the gardens during their playtimes to view the stones, say a prayer and think of their special family members and friends
Blessing of our Statue Mary
Our statue of Mary was blessed on 8th December 2017, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, by Monsignor Jeremy Fairhead. The ceremony was attended by our Pupil Chaplains, our Chair of Governors and members of staff.
In September 2018, the National Eucharistic Congress was held in Liverpool under the title 'Adoremus'.
Adoremus invites us to renew and deepen our faith in, and devotion towards, the presence of the Lord Jesus in the Eucharist - both in the celebration of the Mass and in adoration and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.
At St George's, we are always deepening our faith and support the children on their Eucharistic journey. Below is a selection of the work our pupils have produced to celebrate their Eucharistic journey.
The Jubilee Year of Mercy was established by Pope Francis and ran from 8th December 2015 to 20th November 2016. It was an opportunity not to be missed.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols told us about the Year of Mercy...
"The Pope's desire is that this Jubilee Year is a fresh opportunity for everyone to experience the great mercy of God. The mercy of God is so central to the faith and life of Pope Francis. It is his experience of God's mercy and the way he shows to others the mercy he has received that makes him such a remarkable figure in our world today. He knows that every person whether they think of themselves as religious or not, longs for the embrace of mercy, the love that accepts us as we are and, at the same time, calls us to become what we are made to be. Mercy, especially the mercy of God, say to us "It is never too late!", precisely when we think that we are stuck forever in our ways.
This Year of Mercy is an invitation to start again. It is an open door we are invited to enter and discover the wonder of the love and mercy of God that calls out to our hearts. To go through this door and experience the mercy of God, everyone has to make a journey, a pilgrimage. This may be a physical journey, to one of the Doors of Mercy established in every diocese as in Rome itself. But it most certainly must be a spiritual journey, a spiritual pilgrimage in which we look again into our hearts, feel again the longing for forgiveness, for encouragement, for a renewed and joyful faith, for a reslient hope amidst all difficulties. On this spiritual journey, by going through the Door of Mercy, we come face to face with our Maker, our loving Father, and come again to see the face of Jesus. Then we are drawn into their embrace and find the unique comfort and consolation of true faith, living in the presence of the Holy Spirit."