Manquehue News


On Sunday 29th November – the First Sunday of Advent – the Downside Chaplaincy held its annual Advent Nightfever. Nightfever is a time of prayer and peace, where the focus on the night is on adoration of the blessed sacrament. The event is supported by music from the St Scholastica Community, times of silence and […]


This week the School community are focussing on the elderly and care homes as part of the St Teresa Community’s service programme. Following an email sent to fellow pupils from Lower Sixth Former Katharina Luetzenkirchen, pupils, their families and Downside staff are thinking of ways that they can support these vulnerable groups through service and […]


On Tuesday 30th April, members from the St Teresa Service Community visited Emmaus Bristol. Emmaus Bristol is the charity that Downside pupils chose to raise awareness and funds for when slept outside on a cold January Saturday night in Lent term. During the visit, pupils were able to develop a greater understanding of the work […]

New members of the St Scholastica Community

We are delighted to have welcomed four new members of the St Scholastica Community to Downside during the Half Term break.  The four men, Cristobal Valdes, Rodrigo Vidal, Nicolas Meneghello and Vicente Tagle are all members of the Chilean Manquehue Apostolic Movement, and are now resident on site, working with both staff and pupils. Situated in […]