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What is Missionary Childhood Day?

In a recent interview to Agenzia Fides – the Vatican news agency – Sister Roberta Tremarelli, Secretary General of the Pontifical Society of Holy Childhood (Mission Together), provided a helpful explanation of the meaning and genesis of Missionary Childhood Day. Below is an abridged transcript. “When Missionary Childhood Day was established on 4 December 1950…

2018 – A Year of Great Gatherings!
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2018 – A Year of Great Gatherings!

In 2018 Mission Together celebrated 175 years of children around the world revealing God’s love through prayer and sharing. In England and Wales, Mission Together marked this anniversary with a series of special liturgies. Schools across the country gathered together in Diocesan celebrations, attended by their local Bishop and clergy. By November 2018 almost 3000…

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Revealed! Our new Epiphany Liturgy and School Blessing.

For centuries, Christians across the world have shared a beautiful Epiphany tradition and blessing. This tradition – called ‘chalking the doors’ – invites God’s presence and blessing on our homes and all who live and enter them, on the feast of the Epiphany (6 January) and start of a new year. Working with Northampton Diocesan…

Clifton’s Mission Together Anniversary Mass
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Clifton’s Mission Together Anniversary Mass

On Tuesday 6 November, primary pupils from across Clifton Diocese gathered for a special Mission Together 175 anniversary mass. Children contributed wonderfully to the celebration. Dylan (pictured above in the centre), a pupil at St Rose’s, read a prayer beautifully through his voice output communication aid. Whilst Dylan’s classmates joined pupils from other schools, as they…

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‘W’ is for Wednesday Word

The Wednesday Word is an accessible and attractive double-sided A4 leaflet which carries the Sunday Gospel into school family homes every week. An increasingly popular way to share the Gospel with parents and families, its mission is to help all school families draw closer to God, to the Church and to each other. The Wednesday Word…

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St Gabriel’s are sharing Good News

Article and photo from Year 4 Teacher Miss Stephanie McCann On Wednesday 6th June, our Year 4 class at St. Gabriel’s enjoyed performing their class assembly to the school. They wanted to share with everyone the work they have done this term to celebrate their Religion topic of ‘Mission of the Church’ and what they have…

Our annual Good Shepherd Liturgies have begun!
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Our annual Good Shepherd Liturgies have begun!

A sunny Aylesford Priory was the setting for Mission Together’s first Good Shepherd liturgy of 2018. A record number of pupils – over 1,200 – from across the diocese of Southwark, gathered as ‘children helping children’. They were joined by Bishop Pat Lynch and Missio National Director, Fr Anthony Chantry, who led the children in prayer,…

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St Joseph’s Amazing Advent Offering!

On the first day of a new spring term, Mission Together was delighted to return to St Joseph’s Primary, Harrogate, to deliver a special ‘Thank You’ assembly following the schools’ brilliant Advent appeal. Over the course of just four weeks, the school managed to raise over £1,000 for our Together in Jordan campaign. This fantastic…