Below are some comments from students and teachers
"Did help me reflect on how I live my life with my religion. Helped me evaluate and value those close to me even more"
"I really enjoyed the day and would definitely do it again sometime"
"Very enjoyable. Didn’t know what to expect but was pleased at the end of the day"
"A very enjoyable day – very relaxing for the teachers but more importantly of great value to the children – Confirmation was made real and the children came into contact with Jesus in a real way, loving, relaxing and comforting way."
"An enjoyable day. Was apprehensive before I came but am now glad I did"
"I really enjoyed today. I feel it has benefited me greatly. As a result I feel I can turn to pray more easily"
"It made me understand myself more and see what type of person I am. Overall I got a lot out of the day."
"The children really responded to the lovely warm, inviting environment that they experienced. They were made to feel very comfortable and affirmed. The leaders communicated very well with them. Lovely and relaxing for teachers also."
"Meditation helped me to relax especially as school has been stressful lately. Being in groups consisting of people other than your normal group of friends helps you to learn and talk to people you wouldn’t normally, Overall a very enjoyable day. Thank you"
"It was a relaxing day. I learnt a lot. I liked the meditation best as it was so calm and relaxing"
"The smaller group sessions were the best parts of the day"
"I enjoyed the meditation. It is an interesting form of prayer"
"A terrific day for all concerned. The children really enjoyed the warm welcoming atmosphere. The leaders were really great and provided very interesting, enjoyable activities. I really enjoyed the day and was made to feel very much at home."
"I really enjoyed the meditation. It made me think about things I hadn’t before"
"I found it very different from what I expected but really enjoyable. It was good to speak to people I didn’t know. I particularly enjoyed session 1, the river of life and the meditation"
"Better than expected. Opinions were welcomed in all activities and no-one was left out."
"Thank you for a most enjoyable day. We were made very welcome and relaxed at today’s retreat. The pupils enjoyed the activities and prayer service. I hope to be able to come again for an excellent retreat."<
"Thank you for providing this ‘stress free’ relaxing day. It gave the pupils an opportunity to get to know themselves and each other better. The happy faces and laughter are testament to the success of the day. Thank you for all your hard work, patience and kindness."