Parents are asked to support their child’s participation in the Faith Award by: attending a short read more
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)
Enrolment for Primary 6 pupils is now OPEN for session 2018.
If you would like to enrol Primary 6 pupils to start the award in August 2018, please click here.
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 is open to all Catholic Primary schools and parishes, normally involving children across the years of Primary 6 & Primary 7.
There is a small cost for participating in the Faith Award. Schools will be invoiced for £2.50* per pupil.
This small charge is for the enrolment fee** and includes:
In addition each school will be issued with free
Powerpoint used at recent meeting for PFFA coordinators at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Glasgow PFFA Coordinators Briefing Meeting 2018
The on line enrolment form for participation in the Pope Francis Faith Award is now open. CLICK HERE . Please complete the form by the 31st August 2018 for participation in the award in sessions 2018-2020. If you would like further information on the aread more
Pope Francis FAITH AWARD: Assessment Arrangements 2018 Details of the Assessment arrangements are on the way to schools for all P7 pupils expected to complete PFFA this session. The verification meetings will be taking place from late January through to tread more
As part of their Pope Francis Faith Award, Primary 6 children from Sacred Heart Primary School Grangemouth carried out a bottle collection in May to raise money for charity. They purchased some Fairtrade items and had a sale, selling chocolate and fruread more
Primary 7 Pupils from St Patrick’s Primary Coatbridge celebrate receiving the Pope Francis Faith Award.
Some of the Pupils from Our Lady’s Primary school Perth enrolled in the Pope Francis Faith Award, enjoyed hearing from Bishop Robson on a recent visit to their school.
Pupils from St Thomas’ Primary school Arbroath participating in the Pope Francis Faith Award receive their journals.