Friday 13th January 2017
|The view from the staffroom where I waited for the start of the school day and my assembly which began with some thoughts on why superstitious people are wary of Friday the 13th. Presumably it's because thirteen people sat at the table at the Last Supper when one of them betrayed Jesus to be put to death by crucifixion on the Friday.|
We went on to talk about the festival of the Epiphany when we celebrate the visit of the Wise Men to the young Jesus. They brought gifts in gratitude. "What do we want to thank God for?" I asked. "Being us," said a wise eight-year-old.