Dressed in the colours of Mardi Gras, purple for justice, green for faith and gold for power, Room 11 celebrate Shrove Tuesday with a party before moving into Lent - a time of prayer, fasting and almsgiving.
While visiting family in Taupo, Cardinal John
Dew attended mass on Sunday and met some of St Patrick's students who were
leading, reading and serving as part of the ministries they hold within the
Last Friday we celebrated the Feast
of the Presentation of our Lord and our Opening School Mass. In his homily Msgr. Trevor talked about it being difficult to find our way in the dark and how it important it was for us all to have the Light of Christ in our hearts!
A big thank you to everyone who participated with enthusiasm and joy in the mass. Msgr. Trevor blessed the classroom and staff candles for the year ahead and our new teachers – Mrs Salida, Mrs Ede, Ms Bateup, Mrs Pink and Mrs McKay – were presented with beautiful candles made by Alison Carroll.