1. Archbishop Leo Cushley with children from St Peter’s Primary School in Morningside, Edinburgh, ahead of his 31-date tour of the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh.
2. Elena Cucuz, Jacob Brown, Lucy Deakin, music teacher Craig Gilligan, Joey Walklate and Ruby Brocklehurst are recording a charity Christmas single at St Joseph’s College in Trent Vale, Staffordshire.
3. Supporters of the Medaille Trust, a charity founded by Religious in 2006, meet Downton Abbey actor Jim Carter during a visit to the migrant camp at Calais.
4. Zyggy Lozinski, grandfather of Grace Lozinski, a pupil at St Augustine’s Priory, Ealing, west London; Grace discussed her grandfather’s wartime experiences in a powerful presentation at the school.
5. Girls at The Holy Cross School in New Malden, Surrey, join forces with school choirs around the world to perform Handel’s Messiah, led by the English Festival Orchestra and conducted by Suzi Digby, at the Royal Albert Hall.
6. Loreto Grammar School hosts eight young Dutch students, aged 15 to 17, from four colleges across the Netherlands.
7. Canon Kenneth Noakes and Deacon Michael Allen with a newly blessed icon of Catherine of Alexandria at St Catherine’s, Wimborne, Dorset. Parishioner Jacky Botterill created the icon.
8. Guests attend a ball at Wentworth Golf Club hosted by The Marist Schools to raise funds for their new sports hall.
9. Archbishop George Stack appoints Lord Murphy of Torfaen and John Reddy as Knights Commander of the Order of St Gregory the Great at St David’s Metropolitan Cathedral in Cardiff.
10. Fiona Wright, associate headteacher at St Antony’s Catholic College in Urmston, Greater Manchester, with Declan Fletcher, who never had a single day off school and recently left with eight good GCSE passes.
11. Rugby players at St Ambrose College in Hale Barns, Altrincham, have completed a unique county cup hat-trick with three teams in the Cheshire finals.
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