School Liturgies 2016-17
- It is hoped that for all the Masses throughout the year a number of S4 students and teachers will be available as Eucharistic Ministers.
- Mr Colm Murphy will teach the organ in the College Chapel on Thursdays @2.15-3.15pm.
Friday 26th August Staff Mass 9:15 am
Monday 29th August J1 Mass 10am (SLT and J1 form Team)
Class Masses Wednesdays, periods 10 and 11 in the Chapel.
(Organised by Form Teacher/RE teacher)
- Wed 21st Sept - J1A
- Wed 28th Sept - J1B
- Wed 5th Oct - J1C
- Wed 26th Oct - J1D
- Wed 19th Oct - J1E
November 'All Saints and All Souls': Fr Hackett to lead prayer during morning assemblies for each year group during this month.
- Mon 7th Nov: J1
- Tues 8th Nov: J2
- Wed 9th Nov: J3
- Thurs 10th Nov: S1
- Fri 11th Nov: S2
- Thurs 17th Nov: S3
- Fri 18th Nov: S4
Friday 15th December: Advent Reconciliation Services
Communal Sacrament of Reconciliation with communal absolution. Instrumental music will be required during the examination of conscience- approx. five-six minutes
Period One: J1 Period Two: J2 Period Three: J3
Catholic Schools Week 2017: The work of the Catholic School will be displayed on the G corridor. Assemblies and other events will be organised in line with the annual booklet when it is supplied to the school.
Dromore Diocesan Catholic Schools Week Mass is in St Peter's Church, Lurgan on Wednesday 25th January 2017 at 10:30am.
Year Group Masses: Wednesdays, periods 10 and 11 in the Chapel. (organised by Form Teacher/ RS Dept/ Year Head)
- J2 Mass - Wednesday 11th January 2017
- J3 Mass- Wednesday 18th January 2017
- S1 Year group Mass- Wednesday 1st February 2017
S3 Retreat- Friday 3rd February- As part of the Religious Studies Programme, S3 students will participate in a retreat led by the Mr Bosco McShane. Chapel needs to be available in the afternoon.
Ash Wednesday Mass and Services- 1st March 2017:
Canon Hackett will celebrate Mass and bless the ashes ready for distribution at 8.40 am on the Wednesday morning. Religious Studies teachers and a number of senior students (S4s) will lead the Ash Wednesday Services for each Year group throughout the day- details to be confirmed.
*** Canon Hackett will prepare S4 Students for distribution of ashes- a rota of these students will be devised to facilitate each service throughout the day*
Weekly Mass -Mass will be celebrated on a Tuesday morning (8:40 am) during Lent : 07/03/17 (J1 Reader), 14/03/17 (J2 Reader), 21/03/17 (J3 Reader), 28/03/17 (S1 Reader)
** Religious Studies Dept will co-ordinate readers for Tuesday morning Mass
Lenten Prayer Services-Through the season of Lent Miss McKee will organise and lead prayer services during lunch time (Period 7), once a week for Junior students.
Imaginative Prayer: Canon Hackett will lead a small group of S3 students in this during lent. It will take place during S3 Non-Exam RE. The Religious Studies Dept will co-ordinate groups for each of these sessions.
Sacrament of Reconciliation: Canon Hackett will be available for S3s & S4s during lent- details to be confirmed at before Lent re dates/ times
Cathedral Lenten Mass and Sponsored Walk: Tuesday 04/04/17:
J1 Tour of Newry Cathedral to be organised with Desmond McMahon (30264154)
S2 Thanksgiving Mass-Wednesday 3rd May @ 2pm
S4 Thanksgiving Mass- Thursday 4th May @ 7pm
St Colman's Day- Wednesday 7th June 2017 -Mass at 8:40am
End of Year Mass- Friday 30th June 2017- Staff Mass in College Chapel