Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy

"The chapel at St Thomas More is at the centre of school life and chaplaincy provides a number of opportunities for worship and a listening ear for both students and staff. We have worked hard to create a beautiful chapel which is well used throughout the school week. 
Father MatthewThe current weekly program consists of,:
Monday:
 8.15 am Mass
8:45 am Student Led Morning Prayer
12.45 pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
 
Tuesday:
8:45am- Student Led Morning Prayer
 
Wednesday:
8:45am- Student Led Morning Prayer
12:45 pm Mass
 
Thursday:
8:45am- Student Led Morning Prayer
1pm Rosary Prayer Group
 
Friday:
9.00 am Mass- for form groups and volunteers
12:45 am Faith Exploration Group-
 
During the year there are also whole school Masses to mark the beginning of the year as well as Holy Days and other occasions. There are also events leading up to Christmas and additional liturgies and worship to mark the Church year.
 
Students have the opportunity to go on retreat to Alton Castle and Soli House and in June 2017 we are taking a group of students on pilgrimage to Lourdes. Throughout the year there are day retreats for specific groups of students and in year 9 we run a successful vocations day at St Mary's College Oscott.
 
Fr Matthew Pittam our school chaplain and works in the school on several days each week. He is a qualified and HCPC registered Social Worker and offers 1:1 and group support for students who are experiencing difficulties of any kind.