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Advent Charity 2020

The season of Advent marks the beginning of the Church Year and is a time of preparation for Christmas. The first part of Advent looks towards the second coming of the Lord and the Last Judgement.


St Matthew’s Gospel records that Jesus told a parable about the Last Judgment. He describes the virtues of the blessed: ‘I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me drink; I was a stranger and you made me welcome; naked and you clothed me, sick and you visited me, in prison and you came to see me.’ This Advent, following Jesus’ instruction, we are striving to support a number of charities. We are collecting food and toiletries for our local food banks and toiletries for City of Sanctuary – a charity helping refugees and asylum seekers in Leicester. We invite every student to bring in at least one item. Please get involved!


The photo shows our collection so far.




English Martyrs' Catholic School, Anstey Lane, Leicester, LE4 0FJ
Tel: 0116 2428880 | Email: office@englishmartyrs.org

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