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Pupil Chaplaincy at St Mary's


St. Mary's has a passionate team of 21 chaplains, who play a vital role in enhancing the values of our Catholic faith in Jesus with Mary's help and guided by the Holy Spirit.  All of our chaplains take joy in wearing their special Chaplain badge and carrying out different responsibilities.

Through prayer and hard work, they promote the faith in school to students, staff and the community.

As this year is 'Year of Prayer' we will be thinking about all the different ways we can help encourage others to pray.

Below are some of the tasks these pupils carry out with dedication and joy.

Outreach programmes


Representing St. Mary's school


Getting the Altar ready for Mass


Celebrating the Eucharist in school


Leading the rosary with the Early Phase


Creating focal points for reflection areas

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Welcoming parishioners to our school Masses

At Masses

Visiting the elderly of our parish


Meet our Class Chaplains for 2018-2019

Chaplaincy board 2018-2019

A successful Chaplaincy team ...

As well as the jobs above, we also believe to be a successful chaplaincy team we need to:

  • Listen to each other’s ideas;
  • Communicate with all the team members, school and parish;
  • Encourage everyone when making decisions, to share their ideas and to try their best;
  • Include everyone when making decisions;
  • Lead by example, love everyone especially people you don’t get on with.

If you have any ideas that you wish to share with us then please let us know.


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