On Friday 11th December the children from St Chad’s took part in the Catholic tradition of Bambinelli Sunday.
Bambinelli Sunday is celebrated on Joy Sunday, Gaudete Sunday, where a tradition started by Pope John Paul II involves children bringing their baby Jesus statues form their home managers into the church to be blessed.
Pope Francis encourages us to continue this tradition. So today, the children brought in LOTS of Bambinellis which they had made at home to be blessed in school.
We held a special prayer service and prayed for God to bless all of the Bambinellis this Advent. The children then take God’s blessing and their little Bambinellis home to be with them this Christmas.