The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School is a strong community centred on Jesus and founded on Christian faith, love and the teachings of the Catholic Church. The spiritual and religious life of the school are enhanced through liturgies, retreats, prayer, social justice events and awareness of God’s Presence in all things.
We are blessed with a full time chaplain, Mary Boland. However, the success of Chaplaincy depends on the collaboration and support from a cross section of staff, students, parents, governors and local clergy who all share their gifts of time and talent to make these activities possible.
Although the Chaplain does not have a formal counselling role in the school, she is available for students, staff & parents should they need to speak to someone. Our chaplain serves to support and pray with anyone who is in need.
Our beautiful chapel is located at the heart of the school and is used daily for worship, prayer and learning.
As we prepare for Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day our school community has been thinking of and praying for all those who have died in war, to ensure their sacrifices are never forgotten.
During the month of November we pray for all people, loved by us and unknown to us, who have died.
May they be granted eternal rest in the light of God's face.
Weekly Prayer Sheet
Each week our Chaplin, Mary, prepares some prayer slides for the staff and students to use in their tutor time.
|Last week's theme was: "All Saints and All Souls"||This week's theme is: "Remembrance|
Year 7 Retreats
A special part of welcoming our new students into the Wiseman Community is their Retreat. They reflected and shared on what being part of the Wiseman Family means to them.
Year 7's "Here I am" prayers for their first year at Cardinal Wiseman
Our school is focusing on the aspect of service during reflections on the Eucharistic Journey. We are working with Ealing Foodbank this year to support them in their amazing work of providing food to local families in crisis, we have set up a donation point in the RE Office, we will take Cardinal Wiseman's Donation to the Ealing Foodbank warehouse once a week.
Ealing Foodbank desperately needs long-term and regular donations to ensure that they can continue to the work that they do within our community. Since they opened, they have distributed over 151.3 tonnes of food which fed nearly 14,377 people 3 meals for 3 days, these people are living in our community.
How can our community help?
We are encouraging students to simply bring in one of the items on the monthly shopping list and drop it off to the RE office… It is that simple!
We are encouraging them to use their money and buy a small item as part of their weekly routine so that we can give a regular donation to Ealing Foodbank to help those in crisis in our community. This way we can make a sustainable difference and live out our motto "we are all one in Christ".
Your support is much appreciated.
The Harvest List:
|• Cereal & Porridge||• Tinned Meat & Fish||• Tinned Fruit & Vegetables||• Milk – Dried & UHT|
|• Long Life Fruit Juice & Squash||• Instant Coffee & Drinking Chocolate||• Savoury & Sweet Biscuits||• Tinned Soup|
|• Long Life Sponge Puddings||• Noodles – all types||• Ketchup & Mayo – small sizes please|
Celebrating Mass in the Visitation Parish
Pope Francis has declared October 2019 as an Extraordinary month of mission. He has requested that everyone thinks about their role as Missionary Disciples. Here at The Cardinal Wiseman school the staff have answered his call. Each department has created their own mission statement which they will reflect on during October and the coming year.
A Year of the Word
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have designated 2020 as 'The God Who Speaks': A Year of the Word. For more information click on the images below
|Many ways to pray - Our Sensory Prayer Stand|
Hello, my name is Mary, and I am the Chaplain here at The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School. I have three passions in life: my family, my faith and working with young people, the latter of which I have done for several years now. I strongly believe that all people, regardless of age, should have appropriate guidance and access to resources which will further develop their spiritual life and enable them to enter into a deeper understanding of their faith and their relationship with God.
Our local parish church is Our Lady of the Visitation
We are a school in the Diocese of Westminster