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News Archive December 2018

CHRISTMAS CARD DESIGN

Posted on 10th December 2018

Congratulations to Year 11 pupil, Sophie Donnelly, who created a watercolour and pencil study of the Holy Family for our school Christmas Card 2018.

The beautiful image is inspired by the quotation: “May we be in this world a ray of that light which shone forth from Bethlehem, bringing joy and peace to the hearts of all men and women.” (Pope Francis)

Sophie is pictured with Principal, Ms Gillespie and Art Teacher, Mrs Patton.

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ST. VINCENT DE PAUL FAMILY GIFT APPEAL

Posted on 14th December 2018

Pupils and staff once again supported the annual St. Vincent de Paul Family Gift appeal.

 

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A COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS

Posted on 16th December 2018

On Sunday 16 December 2018, St. Mary’s, in partnership with local primary schools – Holy Family, New Row, Derrychrin and Anahorish – presented a Community Christmas Carol Service in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt. 

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CROSSCOMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR CHARITY

Posted on 16th December 2018

Year 14 pupil, Declan Murray, participated in a Cross-Community Carol Service organised by the Magherafelt Independent Methodist Church on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Declan is planning to take part in a humanitarian trip with Habitat for Humanity in 2019 and the proceeds from the Carol Service have been kindly donated by the Independent Methodist Church to the charity in aid of Declan’s work.

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ST. VINCENT DE PAUL HAMPER APPEAL

Posted on 17th December 2018

The local Society of St. Vincent de Paul thanked the pupils and staff of St. Mary’s for their continued support of the annual Hamper Appeal.

Sixth Form pupils and teaching support staff participated by donating food and household items for underprivileged families within our local communities.

The Society of SVP guaranteed  that the food hampers would be delivered to those who needed them most before Christmas, bringing the joy of the festive season to

homes that would otherwise have been without.

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