St Stephen's Catholic Primary School and Nursery, a Voluntary Academy

St. Bernadette

House Captain: Kaiden H           House Colour:  Blue

Saint Bernadette of Lourdes was best known as a saint who received visions from the Virgin Mary in a cave near Lourdes. Pope Pius XI canonized her as a saint in 1933. We celebrate her feast day on 16th April.

https://mycatholickids.com/saint-bernadette-lourdes-humble-saint/

St. Francis

 House Captain:  Daniel              House Colour: Green

Saint Francis of Assisi (September 26, 1181 – October 3, 1226) is a Christian Saint. He is the founder of the Franciscan Order and patron saint of animals, the environment, merchants, Italy and Catholic Action. He was born in Assisi in Italy where a large basilica was built in his honour.

On his feast day, 4th October, many churches have a ceremony for people to bring their pets and working animals to church.

St. Margaret Clitherow

House Captain:  Effy W                House Colour: Yellow

St Margaret Clitherow was beatified in 1929 by Pope Pius XI and canonised in 1970 by Pope Paul VI along with other martyrs from England and Wales. The group of candidates canonised at that time is commonly called "The Forty Martyrs of England and Wales". Her feast day in the current Roman Catholic calendar is 26th March.

http://www.stmargaretclitherow.org.uk/

St. Peter

House Captain:   Lily H               House Colour: Red

St. Peter is remembered by Christians as a saint; the fisherman who became the right-hand man of Jesus himself, the leader of the early church and a father of the faith. We celebrate his Feast Day on 29th June.