Celebrating Ash Wednesday
19 Feb 2018
Dear Parents and Friends,
In our Catholic church year we have now entered the season of Lent.
A season of prayer, fasting and almsgiving.
How will I approach Lent?
I always, but especially during Lent, will try to be a real and authentic leader, to accept and be grateful that God has chosen this path for me, to continue to embrace the community in Granville that I have been called to lead. I know that I belong here and that my vocation is to be the best person I can be for the children, parents, teachers and wider Granville parish community.
I ask you to consider praying for me during this Lent that I have the strength and courage to continue this work with you and for you, that the Holy Spirit guides me in my work. I know that God is with me on this journey helping me to love one another, Jesus is by my side so that I can serve this community.
I will be praying that each family will be better able to know and love our God and accept the life He has chosen for them. We are all here at HTG together because at this time “we belong here”, so let us pray and be together in harmony.
On Wednesday Holy Trinity Primary celebrated mass with our Delany community, what a wonderful experience for our children to be with these students and their teachers. We filled the church to capacity and our children were absolutely perfect we are very proud of our children.
Did you know that Delany College and Holy Trinity Primary share the same motto, LOVE SERVE HOPE It is our intention to be present together with Delany to share many occasions in 2018. (See photos at the end of our newsletter).
Learning More About Lent
- Violet is the colour
- Commences on Ash Wednesday
- Lasts for 40 days, as a reminder that Jesus prayed in the desert for 40 days
- Concludes with Easter triduum Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday
- Calls us to
- Pray for ourselves and each other
- Fast - every person 14 years of age or older must abstain from meat (and items made with meat) on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and all the Fridays of Lent. Every person between the age of 18 and 59 (beginning of 60th year) must fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Fasting is not recommended for primary school age children, as they need their food intake to be regular and healthy to assist in growing their mind and body. It could be that children abstain from junk foods throughout lent, for example, do acts of mercy and kindness for others
May we all receive god’s blessings throughout this Lenten season.
02 Mar 2024Our school captains had an amazing time at the GRIP Leadership Conference, where they further developed their leadership skills and brought back a wealth of inspiration to our school community! We are so proud of our team!
01 Mar 2024🎉 We were thrilled to welcome all new families and kindergarten parents to our community with open arms and a sizzling BBQ! 🍔🌭 It was a fun-filled day of delicious food, great company, and the start of beautiful friendships. Thank you to everyone who joined us in kicking off this journey with laughter and joy!
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02 Mar 2024
Our school captains had an amazing time at the GRIP Leadership Conference, where they further developed their leadership skills and brought back a wealth of inspiration to our school community! We are so proud of our team!
01 Mar 2024
🎉 We were thrilled to welcome all new families and kindergarten parents to our community with open arms and a sizzling BBQ! 🍔🌭 It was a fun-filled day of delicious food, great company, and the start of beautiful friendships. Thank you to everyone who joined us in kicking off this journey with laughter and joy!
22 Feb 2024
The newly renovated HTG library opened for the first time at lunch today! Congratulations to the library monitors on their first offical duty. They set up games, colouring and even read with all the students. What a successful lunch!
15 Feb 2024
📚 Awesome news! Our school's brand-new library space is now open, and the students are absolutely loving it! From comfy reading corners to spots for group study, there's something for everyone. Swing by and explore the world of knowledge waiting for you! 📖✨
15 Feb 2024
On Wednesday, we witnessed something truly beautiful as two communities came together to celebrate Ash Wednesday. Together we marked the beginning of Lent with humility and reflection. Let this day remind us of the power of unity and the richness found in diversity. May this season of reflection inspire us to spread compassion and love. ✝⛪🕊
08 Feb 2024
We're thrilled to kick off another exciting year here at Holy Trinity! 🏫 Together with Delany, we welcomed all of our students back to school, ready for an adventure filled with learning, growth, and unforgettable memories. #LoveServeHope
16 Jan 2024
Our Year 6 students celebrated the end of the school year with their annual fun day! This year, they visited Ninja Parc, where they climbed, swung around, and leaped into their next adventure. 🧗♂️