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Lent Prayer Spaces Set 2021

For students

This is not just a craft activity or a topic-based lesson like any other.  This is a moment of inner expression revealed also in the drawings, write-ups and crafts.  When setting up, leading and living these prayer spaces one is to remind oneself that the primary aims are to provoke reflective thinking and dialogue between the person and God.  These themes of these prayer spaces are related to Lent… Read more »

Prayer Spaces in Schools UK – July

Dear Friends,  

A little over five years ago, Tandia Hughes joined the Prayer Spaces in Schools team. Since then, she has supported hundreds of prayer spaces, responded to countless emails (you may have received a few of them?), project managed our National Conferences, and generally made sure that everything worked. [insert massive round of applause here!]

The sad news is that she’s leaving the Prayer Spaces in Schools team this month… Read more »

Prayer Spaces in Schools UK – June 2020 Update

Dear Friends,  

7-year old Florence presented our ‘patience’-themed prayer activity in this week’s #faithathome episode. Watch it if you have a few spare minutes – she was amazing!
“Patience is about waiting well,” she said. “To practice being patient, sit in your den for two whole minutes. Try not to think about what you’re going to do next!”
(You can watch the whole episode here)

In some regions, schools are beginning to reopen to certain year groups… Read more »

Prayer Spaces at Sacred Heart College

In the first 2 weeks of March, the girls in Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 at Sacred Heart Junior School, St Julian’s participated in Prayer Spaces.  Thanks to the participation of parents, teachers, an associate and the chaplain, the children could be led through 5 prayer corners after a general introduction and the action song “I will follow you” Read more ».    The Prayer Spaces were an opportunity for the students to get to know Sophie Barat, the foundress of the Society of the Sacred Heart.  …

Ash Wednesday and Lent liturgical activities 2020

Another interesting way of how kinder pupils learn about Ash Wednesday. Kinder 1’s at Laura Vicuna School, Gozo learnt about Ash Wednesday and Lent.   Kinder 1’s learning about Ash Wednesday

 

 

Kinder 1’s activity

 

The primary students gathered in the church for Ash Wednesday Mass. Placing of ashes on the head – Laura Vicuna primary students in church   ——————————————————————— Stella Maris College, Gzira students receiving ashes as they enter the Lenten season Receiving ashes at school Lenten talk at Our Lady of Consecration (Girgenti) Read more » Lenten hike at Girgenti ———————————————————— During this time of Lent, Sacred Heart Minor Seminary Gozo is inviting everyone to return to God our Lord with all our heart through prayer, fasting and almsgiving.   …

Prayer Spaces for kindergarten at Theresa Nuzzo School Marsa

On a weekly basis, during Lent, prayer spaces were organized in our school. Each week a theme was chosen. Activities related to each theme took place according to the creativity of each class teacher.  The themes were: “Jesus I love you”, were the kids made a heart craft and then offered it to Jesus by putting it near a large cross in the school hall while reciting the prayer “Jesus, I love you.”  Children offered love hearts to Jesus The second prayer space was “Jesus hold my hand.” The children drew or painted their hands and offered it to Jesus, by putting it in one of the baskets in front of the Via Crucis Read more »made up of Playmobil toys by our headmistress and one of our kindergarten assistants.  …

Irkejjen ta’ Talb fil-Kunvent tal-Karmu Mdina

“Ġużeppi la Tibżax….          Qum, ħu miegħek lit-tifel u ‘l Ommu.” (Mt 2:13)

Fl-okkażżjoni tal-150 sena mill-patroċinju ta’ San Ġuzepp fil-knisja universali, u fid-dawl ta’ ċelebrazzjonijiet oħra organiżżatifil-Karmnu tal-Imdina, nhar il-Ġimgħa 6 ta’ Marzu gew orginażżati rkejjen ta’ talb għaż–żgħażagħ u adoloxxenti miċ–Ċentru taż-Żgħażagħ Fgura.  Fis-sitt stazzjonijiet li ġew ippreparati, iż–żgħażagħ irriflettew fuq il-persuna ta’ San Ġużepp fl-Iskrittura.

L-ewwel stazzjon kien fit-taraġtal-kunvent fejn hemm statwa ta’ San Ġużepp… Read more »

Prayers, Adoration, Holy Mass and other Spiritual activities during January 2020

Students from the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary Gozo, held sessions with some ice-breaking activities and other activities to get to know each other better. They celebrated Mass and had lunch together as a whole group. Peace be with you
Celebrating Mass ___________________________________________________________ St Monica School Gzira celebrated Mass in honour of Mother Teresa Spinelli on Foundress Day.

Mass in honour of Mother Teresa Spinelli 

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Morning Prayers and Sessions for Stella Maris College Grade 6 students during their retreat Morning prayers 

Bible reflection 

Prayer notes

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Year 4, 5 & 6 pupils at Laura Vicuna School gathered to listen about the celebration of the Sunday of the Word of God (26th January 2020)…

“… the set-up of the room and the resources used enabled these curates to see prayer spaces from a different perspective and it sparked their imagination on how to make prayer more accessible for every age.”

– Prayer Spaces Organiser