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Come pray with me: A special day at Aylesford Priory

Come pray with me: A special day at Aylesford Priory

On sunny 18 June, more than 500 students and teachers from schools across the Archdiocese of Southwark gathered for our ‘Come Pray With Me’ event. It was a day filled with faith, joy, and togetherness. The annual gathering, a collaboration between Southwark’s Education Commission and Missio’s children’s branch – Mission Together – is all about…

Starting 2024 with a celebration of Mission – Together

Starting 2024 with a celebration of Mission – Together

Our first Mission Together Mass of 2024 took place on the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul, at St Theodore’s Church, Hampton. Arranged with the help of Fr Philip Baptiste, Mission Together’s Diocesan Director in Westminster, this wonderful Mass brought together over 120 pupils from nine Catholic schools and was a beautiful celebration of faith,…

Good Shepherd Celebration: Arundel and Brighton

Good Shepherd Celebration: Arundel and Brighton

In June, pupils gathered from Catholic primary schools across the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton for a very special Good Shepherd liturgical prayer. This annual event usually takes place at Worth Abbey, but this year we celebrated at Arundel as the Cathedral marks its 150th anniversary. Arundel and Brighton’s Good Shepherd gathering celebrates acts of faith,…

Day of Many Colours: Celebrating God’s global family

Day of Many Colours: Celebrating God’s global family

The Day of Many Colours (#DOMC) is a day for children to celebrate their place within God’s global family. Based on the five colours of the Mission Rosary, this joyful day encourages children to unite in prayer with their sisters and brothers in Africa; the Americas; Europe; Oceania; and Asia. The Day of Many Colours is traditionally…

All together at Aylesford: One Body in Christ

All together at Aylesford: One Body in Christ

What a brilliant day we had on Thursday 8 June, when primary schools from Archdiocese of Southwark gathered at Aylesford Priory, for their annual One Body in Christ liturgy. Missio’s children’s branch, Mission Together, organised One Body in Christ with the Education Commission for the Archdiocese of Southwark. This annual event is an opportunity for…

Little Ways, Big Impact: what you did for Little Way Week

Little Ways, Big Impact: what you did for Little Way Week

We’ve been delighted with the efforts of teachers and chaplains to mark this special Mission Month in schools across the country. Pupils responded enthusiastically to St Thérèse of Lisieux’s call to follow her little way – sharing the love of Jesus through small acts of kindness. In the Catholic Church, October has long been associated…

Look at what you helped achieve

Look at what you helped achieve

As the summer fast approaches, we wanted to thank teachers and school staff for supporting Mission Together during another demanding academic year; whether that’s through prayer, fundraising, using our materials, or on social media. As you near a well-deserved break (Alleluia!), below are snapshots of what you helped achieve in 2021-22. You’ve been there for…

Day of Many Colours: Celebrating our global Church family

Day of Many Colours: Celebrating our global Church family

Each year Mission Together encourages schools to host a Day of Many Colours. This special day of celebration aims to develop in children a missionary spirit of attention towards others, through prayer, charity, and action. It also provides a joyfully opportunity for children to celebrate their special place within God’s Universal Family. You inspired us!…