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Visit to Saint Peter’s High School Manchester – 24th May 2019

The Little Sisters on Manchester received an invitation from the St Peter’s High School chaplaincy team inviting them to meet 100 pupils during their religious education lesson.  The school is a harmonious multi-cultural racial catholic school where 66 languages are spoken.  The motto of the school is “Follow Me. Stay with us Lord on our journey.” There are one thousand students, ranging from 11 to 16 years of age, from over fifty countries.  Sr Jacintha and Sr Mary Agnes were welcomed by the school Chaplain, Father Michael Desmond Wilson CSSp Spiritan while Mary White, Lay Chaplain and the: “The Senior Chaplaincy GIFT Team” were the main hosts.  The meaning of GIFT is ‘Growing In Faith Together’.  The event started with a lively song “Clap, clap, clap”, led by Sr Jacintha with movements and clapping enhancing the song which everyone enjoyed.   A power point presentation, with a background of soft music and documentary, illustrated the Life of the Little Sisters, while soft music was played and a documentary given during the session. The pupils were very attentive which was proved during the time of questions and answers that followed; was planned to allow the pupils to deepen their understanding of Religious Life. The pupils were invited to visit the Home and Volunteering possibilities were discussed.  A special invitation was given for a “Day of Prayer and Reflection” on the 5th October 2019 with the Community and Father Michael Winstanley SDB.