Pope Francis Faith Award
How beautiful it would be if each of you, every evening, could say: “Today at school, at home, at work, guided by God, I showed a sign of love towards one of my friends, my parents, an older person!” (Pope Francis, addressing young people, April 2013)
The Pope Francis FAITH AWARD is an award of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, designed to help children to show “signs of love” in their daily lives and to be active members of their local Church. It invites young people at the Primary 6 and 7 stages to use the Gifts of the Holy Spirit and to see how they can bear fruit in their homes, schools and parishes. It is directly connected to what young people are learning about the Sacrament of Confirmation.
The award was introduced with a small group of 48 Primary schools. This pilot scheme resulted in 950 children being presented with the FAITH AWARD in June 2015. Further introduced to 120 schools in 2015, the scheme is now open to all Catholic Primary schools and parishes, normally involving children accross the years of Primary 6 & Primary 7.
promoting faith actions at home, in school and in the parish
Primary 6 children have began working towards the Pope Francis Faith Award. This is an award which promotes the children’s faith in all aspects of their lives. Please have a look at the link to see how you can help the children.