School Information - Religious Events

2017 Religious Events (including Sacraments)

Whole School Masses and weekly Community Masses will be held in the Stella Maris Hall Sacred Space usually @ 9:15am, on Fridays. Dates for these Mass will be provided within each Term Events Planner.

There will be weekly Sunday Masses in the Stella Maris Hall Sacred Space, at 9:00am.


TERM ONE

Wk 2 Beginning of Year Mass
Whole School Mass including presentation of 2017 Student Leaders in Stella Maris Hall, Sacred space.
10th February 9.15am in Stella Maris Hall, Sacred space

Wk 5 Ash Wednesday
Whole School Mass
· 1st March 11.30am in Stella Maris Hall, Sacred space.

Wk 7 Wonder of Living Enrichment Program – Information Session
This is a developmental Sex Education information session run by Open Doors Counselling and Education Services. Wednesday March 15th.
· Child and parent session for Middle community families 6pm – 7pm
· Child and parent session for Senior community families 7.15pm – 8.30pm

Wk 8 Junior Prayer Night
Stella Maris School -Junior students and families
· 22nd March – 6.30pm

Wk 9 Easter Liturgy
Whole school Easter prayer service in Stella Maris Hall, Sacred space.
· 31st March 9:15am

14th Friday April - Good Friday 16th April Easter Sunday (Week 2 holidays)
 


TERM TWO

Wk 3 - Confirmation Family Night
Information and workshop sessions for Year 6 children preparing for the sacraments of Confirmation, along with their parents. At Stella Maris school
7pm 2nd May

Wk 4 Mother’s Day Breakfast, Mass and walk-a-thon
· 12th May
· 8:15am P & F organised breakfast for mums and children in Stella Maris Hall
· 9:15am Whole School Mother’s Day Mass in Stella Maris Hall, Sacred space
· 10:30am Whole School Walk-a-thon around our local neighborhood

Wk 5 - Foundation Prayer Night
Stella Maris School - Foundation students and families
- 17th May - 6.30-7.30pm

Confirmation Reflection Day – All Year 6 students
· 19th May at Queen of Peace 9.30am – 2.30pm (19th May only date for Stella)

Wk 7 Sacrament of Confirmation
Stella Maris Hall (sacred space)
· 2nd June September 7pm

Wk 9 Eucharist Family Night –
Information and workshop sessions for Year 4 children preparing for the sacrament of Eucharist and their parents
14th June - 7pm at Stella Maris School

 


TERM THREE

Wk 2 Grandparents Mass and morning activity
· 28th July
· 9.15am Whole School Mass celebrating grandparents in Stella Maris Hall, Sacred space.
· 10:15am Grandparents and family groups taking part in special activities

Wk 3,4,5 & 6 Sacrament of Eucharist - Four options
Stella Maris Hall, Sacred space.
· 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th August 9am

Wk 7 Father’s Day/Feast Day
· 1st September
· 8:15am P & F organised breakfast for dads and children @ Stella Maris Hall
· 9:15am Whole School Father’s Day Mass @ Stella Maris Hall (sacred space)
· 10:15am Father and family groups taking part in special activities
· 11:30am Feast Day activities with families
 


 TERM FOUR

Wk 1 Reconciliation Family Night
Information and workshop sessions for Year Three children preparing for the sacrament of Reconciliation along with their parents. At Stella Maris school
· 11th October - 7pm

Wk 4 Sacrament of Reconciliation
Stella Maris School
· 26th October - 2 sessions option 6:15-7pm or 7:15 – 8pm

(Proposed restructure of evening dependent on review)
Rites of Passage - Whole School Liturgy and Christmas Carols

Whole school community Liturgy celebrating the 2017 milestones and transition into new beginnings for 2018. This is a whole school community event for all families from Foundation to Year 6 students. Each community will share achievements and growth throughout the year.
Christmas Carols on the school lawn will followed – Families are welcome to bring a picnic and food - This will be a non-alcoholic event.
· Monday 18th December 6.30pm

End of Year Whole Mass
Stella Maris Sacred Space
- Wednesday 20th December - 9:15am
 

*** Please Note: If you cannot attend the Stella Maris Reconciliation, Eucharist or Confirmation Sacramental Family Night, you have the opportunity to attend the family nights at another school within our Laverton Parish.