Cardinal Heenan

Our final week of Day Retreats was spent with year 8’s from Cardinal Heenan, Liverpool.  The theme of the retreat days was ‘Team work, Responsibility and Resilience.’ Taking inspiration from St. Paul’s letter to the Philippians, we explored how we need to have concern for one another and take responsibility for each other.   Throughout the week, we […]

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Altbridge

Altbridge are a fantastic school to work with, all the young people get involved and have great enthusiasm for the days which are planned for them. This year we worked with the Year 10 and 11 pupils focusing on Gifts and Talents.   Throughout the day we reminded ourselves of Matthew 25:25… ‘I was afraid, so I […]

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St. Edmund Arrowsmith, Year 9

We recently worked with year 9 pupils from St Edmund Arrowsmith to explore the theme of Lent and it’s 3 pillars.   For the first part of the day we focused on fasting, giving the young people a chance to complete a number of challenges or play a game which helped them think about why we fast and […]

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St. Mary’s, Crosby, Year 9

On the 14th March, approaching the 2nd week of Lent, we welcomed Year 9s from St Mary’s to Lowe House. The theme of our time together was ‘Social Justice’ and we put emphasis on speaking in great depths about the current refugee crisis that the world is facing. Our day offered plenty of time for games, group […]

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Cardinal Newman, Year 8

On Monday 11th March, the team welcomed 10 young people from year 8 at Cardinal Newman in Warrington for their retreat day.   As it was the beginning of Lent, the theme of the day was ‘forgiveness’, paying particular attention to Luke’s gospel where Jesus says “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not […]

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Altbridge

On Monday 11th March, the team welcomed years 7, 8 and 9 for a trip to Lowe House for their annual retreat focusing on the theme of gifts and talents. Pupils engaged in various activities which allowed us to bring out the theme and help the young people recognise the value that they have and how each and […]

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St. James, Year 8

At the end of February, we welcomed Y8 pupils from St James’ High School in Stockport to Lowe House for a retreat day based around the themes of reconciliation and resilience.   The day explored what reconciliation and resilience truly mean from both a secular and religious standpoint.   We thought about how God is always there for […]

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St. Mary’s, Crosby, Year 8

On Tuesday 12th February we welcomed year 8 pupils from St Mary’s College, Crosby to Lowe House for a retreat day based on prayer.  Throughout the day the young people explored what prayer is and the different ways in which we can pray, using various workshops to discover which form of prayer they would prefer to […]

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St. Mary’s, Year 10

We were recently joined by year 10 pupils from St Mary’s Crosby to explore the theme of reconciliation, focusing on Ephesians 4:32. The day started with activities that looked out how we can sometimes create more problems for ourselves and cause things to spiral out of control, as well as how things can start to […]

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St. Edmund Arrowsmith, Year 8

We recently welcomed year 8 pupils from St Edmund Arrowsmith in Whiston to Lowe House for a day retreat based around Advent and justice, focusing on Isaiah 9:2 (“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.”).   The first part of […]

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