Category: Faith Life

Upper VI Leavers’ Mass and Progression

6th September 2022

A wonderful evening. September began beautifully with our Upper VI Leavers’ Mass and Progression.  On Thursday 1st September our Summer 2022 Upper VI leavers gathered with their families and staff in the Meadow to mark their leaving St Augustine’s Priory and progressing on to university.  Mass was celebrated by Fr David Reilly and the Mass…

Wonderful Weddings

22nd July 2022

Celebrations in the Chapel. Since the end of the Summer Term we have been delighted to celebrate not one, but two weddings of past pupils in our Chapel.  On the first weekend of the Summer holidays, Rozzy married Jake and on the following weekend, Olivia married Jonah. Both weddings were beautiful and joyous occasions filled…

Celebration of Confirmation

30th June 2022

Feast Day of Sts Peter and Paul   . Following on from our celebration last week of those who had made their First Holy Communion, this week we celebrated not only the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul but those in Upper IV and Lower V who had recently received the Sacrament of Confirmation. Fr…

Lower VI Core Religious Education

30th June 2022

Poetry and Prose. Mrs Corkery, Head of R.E. reports on two examples of how the Lower VI demonstrates their learning in Core R.E.  The first example is poetry written by students reflecting on the latest unit they have studied, Christian Peace-making: Should Christians fight in wars? By Simran and Yuuri Should people fight in wars, With…

First Holy Communion Mass

24th June 2022

A celebration. Our First Holy Communion Mass took place on Wednesday 22nd June, beautifully celebrated by Fr Thomas on a lovely summer’s day. The First Holy Communicants had prepared the Mass extremely well and the family members and staff who attended were delighted to be a part of this wonderful morning.  The Faith Friends also…

ISRSA Competition

21st June 2022

Lower IV entries. Lower IV Alpha pupils, Homare and Hijiri, were two of the entries to this year’s Theology, Philosophy and Religious Essay Competition 2022 organised by the Independent Schools Religious Studies Association.  Head of Religious Education, Mrs Corkery, commented, ‘Homare and Hijiri showed great independence, research skills and critical thinking in their composition of…

Liturgy of the Word

9th June 2022

Seniors celebrate in the Chapel. On the morning of Wednesday 8th June, Form III to Upper IV held a Liturgy of the Word in the Chapel.  Form IIIA had prepared this beautiful liturgy and it was a time to gather together and listen to the Word of God.  Form III pupils read and delivered the…

The Feast of the Ascension

26th May 2022

Whole School Mass. It was a wonderful way to celebrate the beginning of Half Term – a whole school Mass in the Meadow to celebrate the Feast of the Ascension, which commemorates the Ascension of Christ into heaven. Prep I to Priory Sixth gathered this morning to hear Fr Thomas celebrate Mass, joined by Governors…

Lower V and the Chapel

23rd May 2022

A privileged time. We are privileged at St Augustine’s Priory to have our own Chapel where we regularly celebrate Mass and hold retreats.  It is definitely the centre of life in our school.  On the morning of 23rd May, Lower V took part in another sacred event when they gathered in the Chapel where, Mrs…

Upper VI poetry

23rd May 2022

Core R.E. creative writing. Before Upper VI departed for study leave and A Levels, teacher of R.E., Mrs Flannelly, set them the task of finding an image of their choice – on the Earth or in space.  The pupils were then asked to write a short piece of creative writing to accompany the image, with…

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