• Sponsor a parachuting priest! £5000 needed!

    Sponsor a parachuting priest! £5000 needed!

    What is St Benedict’s Academy all about? We are a part-time academy based in Preston, Lancashire, looked after by the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, and welcome children from age 5 to 18. In September, the academy will be entering into its third academic year, having started in January 2018. The …
  • Corpus Christi at St Benedict’s

    Corpus Christi at St Benedict’s

    On Thursday, lessons finished early so that staff and pupils could attend the Mass of Corpus Christi. We were joined by other faithful at English Martyrs for a solemn Mass and a procession through the streets. Some pupils from St Benedict’s served, some sang and some threw petals in front of the Blessed …
  • Lunchtime at the Park

    Lunchtime at the Park

    We are very lucky to have a large and lovely park just 5 minutes from the Academy. When the sun is shining, pupils and staff head over to Moor Park to eat lunch and play football, basketball or just to run around with a frisbee. Deacon Post has been passing on some skills …
  • Teaching Chant at St Benedict’s – an Interview

    Teaching Chant at St Benedict’s – an Interview

    Sister, tell us where you are from and where you first met the Sisters Adorers of the Royal Heart of Jesus. I am French and I discovered the Sisters thanks to the Canons who were accompanying a youth group of which I was a member. And you made your vows in … In …
  • Soft, Strong and Astronomically Long

    Soft, Strong and Astronomically Long

    Pupils in years 3 and 4 are enjoying their astronomy course and have been amazed at what they have learnt about God’s wonderful creation. They have been learning all about the solar system; the sun, the planets, the asteroid belt, the international space station and more. One of their activities has been to …

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