Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Students clean tombstones for service project

The children learn about the afterlife and about respect for the dead
Grade 7 students from Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School clean tombstones in Robinson Memorial Cemetery Nov. 7. The children learned about performing spiritual and corporal works of mercy in preparation for receiving the sacrament of confirmation. Photo submitted.
Every November, Grade 7 students from Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School clean tombstones, learning lessons on mortality. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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