"And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness" (Genesis 1: 26)
This week we have started learning about the creation of the world, specifically the creation of humans and how we are all created in God's image and likeness. We have explored different scriptures from the Bible and thought about how the qualities of God are similar to other significant people in our lives.
On Wednesday, Year 3 and 4 went on our first trip to St Edward's church to participate in Mass for the first time in 18 months. All of the children were very reverent and sang their hearts out to the chosen hymns. We were all very impressed with the confidence and clarity of the children who read the bidding prayers (Brendan, Thea, Rosann, William and Jessica) and Psalm (Kian). Year 1 loved the Mass so much that they even wrote letters to us!
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the parents again who walked with us to church and ensured the children stayed safe, we couldn't have done it without you :)
Celebrating the Nativity of Our Lady
Year 3 and 4 shared a beautiful prayer service together to celebrate the day when we remember the birth of Mary. Quiet reflective music helped us focus our thoughts on Mary and our prayers were for people, especially children, around the world. The children were eager to share their personal prayers with the phase and are thinking about how they can create their own prayer circles for their classes, choosing their favourite passages from the Bible, their favourite hymns and having complete ownership of their special prayer time together.