Category Archives: St. Martin’s Church, Tranent

Preparation for the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Holy Communion

PRIMARY 4 – Family Mass and the Rite of The Presentation of the Our FatherFirst_Communionconfirmation

This takes place on Sunday, 30th March 2014 at 9.30 a.m. mass. Parents/guardians please ensure that the children attend this mass so that they can participate in the rite.

Everyone is invited along to mass on Sunday to help to celebrate with the children preparing for the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Holy Communion in June 2014.

Catholic Education Week 2014 – Shining the Light of Faith Celebration

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOn Thursday, 27th February the whole school celebrated Catholic Education Week in St. Martin’s RCOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Church. The afternoon was a great success! We invited along parents, friends and parishioners to celebrate with us. The pupils of Primary 7  led the service but were assisted by representatives from all the other classes.

The church was decorated with posters that were individually  designed by every clasOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAs from Primary 1 to Primary 7 . Also, keeping with the OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAtheme of ‘Shining the light of Faith’ the church was  filled with the light from  tealights and candles. As the pupils entered the church they each carried their own LED candle to add to the brightness.   Everyone joined in OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAenthusiastically with the prayers, readings and hymns.  It was truly a celebration filled with light and joy and enjoyed by everyone: pupils, staff, parents, friends and parishioners.

Back in school the celebration continued with all the OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERApupils and adults (staff and guests) having a treat of tea, coffee or juice and cakes!  We are now looking forward to next year!