Spiritual

Senior Prizewinners 2014

Y11 Board of Honour Prize – Awarded to the Year 11 student who received the most top weekly notes certificates: Peter O’Connor Bishop Hanrahan Memorial Cup Religious Education Yr 12: Gerard Evans Y12 Board of Honour Prize – Awarded to the Year 12 student who received the most top weekly […]

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One Team for CanTeen

Congratulations to the 230+ students who were involved in the Sports Fest and Run for CanTeen last Sunday 2 October. It was one of those days that is hard to describe because it was just so special. The day began at 5.45am when we gathered together to pray around the […]

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St Bede’s Feast Day & slideshow

St Bede’s Feast Day was commemorated in a very special way this year with Mass celebrated by Fr Mark Walls, in attendance with old boy Bishops, Meeking and Jones and con celebrated by a dozen other priests many of whom are old boys. 100 ‘senior’ old boys also attended the […]

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Chapel Closed

It is with much regret that I announce the closing of our Chapel until further notice. Yesterday we received an email from our architect recommending that the Chapel and adjoining RE classroom be closed. As you know the Chapel was damaged on 4th September 2010 and has been repaired, it […]

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R.I.P.s

A well-known priest and old boy Fr Paddy Cahill, (1947-51) passed away after a lengthy illness. Known to many for his compassionate, caring, humble nature, his writing which brought great solace and spiritual enrichment to many, his work with the sexually abused and alcoholics. He will be missed by many. […]

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Requiem Mass for Michael Monk and photos

On Monday 14 February, we held the requiem mass for Michael Monk to which over 150 old boys and members of the wider community attended in support of the Monk family. Michael’s father addressed the College prior to the Mass beginning, and while acknowledging that this day was most difficult, […]

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15 Bedeans Receive Sacraments

Last Sunday Bishop Barry Jones celebrated our Sacramental Mass here during the boarding Mass. Fifteen students signed up for this programme which was facilitated by Fr Rick Loughnan and the four seminarians from Good Shepherd House along with Mrs Walcott. Congratulations to the following students – Siang Cao; Manuel Kelly-Goomes; […]

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Priests address senior students for Vocations

A number of local priests and some from out of Christchurch came to speak to RE classes at various levels about their vocation. This is an initiative which the boys responded well to, the life stories they shared and their calling to the priesthood. One of the visiting clergy from […]

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St Bede’s Feast Day

St Bede’s feast day was held on 21 May 2010. Celebrations commenced with the opening of Marist Park the $1.3M Polygras Olympia Hockey Turf by the Northwest Christchurch Community Sporting Trust in association with St Bede’s College. A blessing was given by Father Mark Walls SM, the hockey turf signage […]

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