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CORPUS LEADS THE GOOD SHEPHERD LITURGY

1st May 2015


CORPUS LEADS THE GOOD SHEPHERD LITURGY CORPUS LEADS THE GOOD SHEPHERD LITURGY

 

Corpus Christi High School had asked to lead the liturgy this year for the presentation of cheques to the Bishop for Catholic Care was Corpus Christi Catholic College, Leeds. 

This is known as the Good Shepherd collection and it was the theme of The Good Shepherd that the school used for its presentation In the presence of the Blessed Sacrament the students led prayers and reflections mixed with music to set the tone of the occasion before he Bishop gave blessing. The Bishop did explain to the students that his hands were covered as he blessed them with the Blessed Sacrament to show that the blessing came from God.

 

Each school then presented their cheque to the Bishop and he was eager to know what they had done to raise the money - this part of the service took over an hour - but a constant singing of Hymns not only kept the students in the right frame of mind, but also demonstrated the knowledge of the organist!  At the end of which the Bishop said a few words thanking them for coming again to the Cathedral and thanked them for the money they raised. He said he had enjoyed hearing how they had done it - and wondered if they would like to raise money for the Diocese - knowing the difficulties we have at the moment.

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