Friday 22 November 2019

Gratitude

The highlight of this week was our annual Gratitude Mass for the benefactors of our bursary program. It was a gathering of people who believe that the goodness so visibly present in the fabric of our community lies in our rich diversity. And that diversity must not be reduced because some members of our community need help in being able to afford attending the College. Our main speaker, Jack Farhat (Year 10) from the Inclusion Program highlighted that it isn’t what the Bursary Program does for those who receive a bursary, it’s what the recipients of a bursary bring to us as a community that makes it such a worthwhile program. I rarely use this space to advance a particular cause or interest, but if you have the capacity and you’re interested in making a gift, now is the perfect time. The Bursary Program always needs more funding (and it always will) but the drought has pushed us to our limits, so if you’re so inclined, you might consider giving now, so that we can continue to sustain and support our rich community.

HERE’S THIS WEEK’S REFLECTION:

All we need to do is extend ourselves and keep reaching towards the light. Even if we never quite grasp it, we’ll grow to our full calling by growing.

Where is the light you’re reaching for right now?

Fr Jack McLain SJ