We belong to the parish family of St Michael's Catholic Church,
West Derby Road, Liverpool 6. Our Parish Priest is Father Fitzgerald.
On Wednesday 23rd November our year 4 children celebrated the sacrament of Reconciliation with the children from Sacred Heart Catholic primary School, in our parish.
Here at St Michael's we encourage the children to be personal examples of the life of God within us all. They are reminded to attend Mass and all the Sacraments. Our Parish Priest Father Fitzgerald and the Catechists work alongside our parents and the school community, in the children's preparation for receiving the sacraments of Reconciliation, Confirmation and Eucharist. The children follow the WITH YOU ALWAYS program and this is delivered through monthly meetings and workshops during the Autumn and Spring terms of year 4. Children then make their first Reconciliation in the Autumn term and receive their First Communion during the Summer term.
During December our year 4 children will have opportunity to visit The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King to take part in the annual carol service. A truly wonderful opportunity not to be missed.
In our school we offer our prayers to God everyday, children are taught daily, asking God to help us to follow Jesus and be a witness of hope and peace to the world.
Who art in heaven,
Hallowed be Thy name.
Thy Kingdom come,
Thy will be done,
on earth as it is in Heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
Come and See is a Catholic Primary Religious Education programme for Foundation and Key stages 1 and 2. The programme of study, written by a group of experienced diocesan advisors was introduced across the Federation in September 2012 and has been warmly received by staff and pupils. The child friendly material provided within Come and See allows children to explore the teachings of the Catholic church through the use of age appropriate resources and activities.
Each year group from Foundation 1 to year 6 have their own list of focus topics to consider throughout the academic year. The topic will coincide with the church calendar however, the depth in which the topic is explored is dependent upon the respective age of the child. For example, during Lent, whilst all children will learn about the plight of Christ, our Early Years children will consider the importance of growing and new life; Key Stage 1 children explore the effect of change and opportunities, with Key Stage 2 children considering the importance of self-discipline, sacrifice, death and new life.
At the heart of the programme is the mystery of God’s self-revelation of love through Jesus Christ. Come and See gives pupils the opportunity to explore the mystery of faith through Scripture and Tradition.
The children organised a bring and buy cake sale with all proceeds going to CAFOD.
At the heart of our Christian Community is the wish to support others in our parish and global community.