Through the Chaplaincy department, the pupils of Saint Bede’s are always on hand to represent the school in Diocesan and Deanery liturgies e.g. ‘The Big Assembly’ in 2010 (Papal Visit); 2012 Pilgrimage to the Relics of Saint Terese of Lisieux in Lancaster; and by supporting parish communities in a variety of ways e.g. assisting with church cleaning, promotional support during mission week, assisting with Deanery and Diocesan Masses and liturgies through ministry or providing refreshments afterwards; visiting and befriending the elderly in care homes; fundraising collaborations (St. Peter’s ‘Pin Prick Mission’, Vila El Salvador) and supporting local parish anniversary celebrations by creating a time capsule to be opened in 25 years (St. Peter’s 175th Anniversary). The SVP run an annual ‘Exile for a While’ investigation into homelessness. A growing number of our former and current pupils have become involved in the Diocesan Pilgrimages to Lourdes and the World Youth Day events in Madrid and Krakow.
Through our Catholic primary schools, Saint Bede's has links to the parishes through the chuches of: