From the Rector, Fr Tom Renshaw

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Friday 4 June 2021

Caring for Our Common Home

The sixth anniversary of Laudato Si, Pope Francis’ encyclical on Caring for Our Common Home, occurred a week and half ago on 24 May. As part of these celebrations there was a 10 day Laudato Si, from 16 to 25 May. Pope Francis invited all people to engage in this joyful celebration and called on all Catholics to reflect more deeply on his appeal “for a new dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet” (LS14), leading to an ecological conversion within ourselves and our communities.
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From the Principal, Dr Paul Hine

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Friday 4 June 2021

The Gift of Education

Education is the means by which young people encounter their future. Narrowly, it implies the acquisition of knowledge and skills that will be instrumental in professional careers that are pursued beyond the years of school, which in the New South Wales context are in the aftermath of the consuming challenges of the HSC. Success in this area brings with it access to cultural capital – that is, entry to social connections, employment and opportunities that are in due proportion to respective income streams and through them, arguably, happiness and well-being. The latter is anything but a linear equation.
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