Pax Christi - Peace Sunday - 14th January 2018
The Bishops of England and Wales invite us to make Sunday 14th January a day of prayer for world peace, using the theme proposed by Pope Francis: Migrants and Refugees – Seekers of Peace.
Every year Pax Christi promotes the Holy Father’s World Peace Day Message on the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.
As a school, we were asked to create a piece of written and art work to be displayed at Holy Apostles Church. Mrs Stacey led an assembly about Peace Sunday making reference to Mary, Joseph and Jesus fleeing to Egypt;
Matthew 2: 13-14
13When they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up!he said. “Take the Child and His mother and flee toEgypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the Child to kill Him.” 14So he got up, took the Child and His mother by night, and withdrew to Egypt,…
The children completed an acrostic poem about Peace and created a candle to represesent countries where there are refugees.