St Charles School enjoys an excellent relationship with the Franciscan Friars who serve the Waverley Parish. Our Parish Priest Fr Bernie Thomas, OFM is a welcome presence in the school and regularly visits the classrooms. Its community lives out it’s faith through class, grade and stage Masses and Liturgies of the Word, both at the School and in our Church.
Waverley Parish have a Family Masses on the fourth Saturday of each month during school term, to build the relationship between the School and our Parish. All year levels are invited to attend.
Each year a ‘Welcome to New Kindergarten’ Mass is also held to welcome new families into the parish and school community.
Students from St Charles’ are prepared by the school to receive three Sacraments.
- Eligible Year 2 students receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
- Year 3 children are prepared to receive the Sacrament of Eucharist for the first time.
- Year 5 and 6 combine on alternate years to be Confirmed.
The religious life of St Charles’ is nourished by Mary Immaculate Parish and is life giving, reverent and integral to the Mission of the Catholic School.