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Mount Carmel - College for Girls

Religious Education 

 

 

Thought of the Month

Do you feel scared when you start something new? Does the learning process feel foreign? Logically we know this awkward feeling is normal, but that doesn’t dismiss our insecurity or fear. So how do we move forward in the face of the unknown, the unfamiliar, the scary, the new?

Step.
Wobble.
Step.
Wobble.
Step, step, step.
Wobble a bit more.
Notice progress.
Step, fall, step.
Learn from fall.
Focus on progress, not setbacks.
Step again.
Develop a comfortable stride.
Gain confidence by practicing steps.
Follow leaders who already fly.
Watch them carefully.
Stand still and stretch out wings.
Flap wings.
Jog a bit and try a leap.
Fall.
Get back up.
Start walking again.
Try another leap.
Step, jog, then leap, flap wings and try to fly.
Fly a few feet, fall.
Dust self off and try again.
Step, then jog, then leap, flap and fly a little farther.
Keep practicing.
Eventually learn to fly higher and longer.
Learn to soar.
Praise God all along the way.
Explore life from a higher perspective.
And be sure to notice new birds.
Teach them how to move past their wobbly first steps.
Celebrate their small successes.
Show them the joy of first flights.
So if you are starting something new, remember those first steps are awkward and wobbly, but they lead to our first flights. So, step, friend, step.. It’s all worth it.

Tuesday, February 28
Shrove Tuesday (Pancake day)

Lent begins Wednesday,1st March, 2017
Prayer for Ash Wednesday.

Father in Heaven,
Protect us in our struggle against evil.
As we begin the discipline of Lent,
make this season holy by our self-denial.
Grant this through our Lord Jesus Christ
who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit
one God, for ever and ever.

Valentine's Day
Saint's day
Valentine's Day, also known as Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is a celebration observed on February 14 each year. It is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it is not a public holiday in most of them.

Saints Days for February

 

 

Prayer Room for pupils and staff

Located on the humanities corridor next to RE1. The prayer room is open from 8a.m to 8.30 a.m for prayers and/or quiet reflection.

At lunchtimes, the room is open for the RE champions to meet and for opportunities to debate/discuss issues of the day.

 

Religious Education – Clubs 2016 - 2017