Faith & Spirituality

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Faith & Spirituality – The heart of who we are and what we stand for is our Catholic faith and how it defines us as an education sector.

The Catholic Community in Australia: A Profile by Dr Bob Dixon

Catholics are the largest religious group in Australia. According to the 2011 Australian Census, Catholics made up just over a quarter (25.3 per cent) of the Australian population: there were 5,439,268 Catholics in a total Australian population of 21,507,719. In the five years between the 2006 and 2011 Censuses, the number of Catholics increased by […]

The Catholic Community in Australia: A Profile by Dr Bob Dixon2018-07-06T13:04:17+00:00

Religion and Faith in Schools: Changing Functions and Roles by Professor Peta Goldburg

Religious Education is one of the distinguishing features of the Catholic school and this has been so since the formation of Catholic schools in Australia.

Much discussion of Religious Education in the past fifty years has centred around the term, nature and function of ‘religious education’ as it occurs in school classrooms. Over this time, the […]

Religion and Faith in Schools: Changing Functions and Roles by Professor Peta Goldburg2018-07-06T13:03:52+00:00

Catholic Schools and the Spiritual Families of the Church by Brother Michael Green FMS

What is it about a good Catholic secondary school when it really wins the hearts of its students? More particularly, what factors are at work when such a school can genuinely enliven in its staff and students with both reason and means for faith, hope and love in their lives? Chances are that the school […]

Catholic Schools and the Spiritual Families of the Church by Brother Michael Green FMS2018-07-06T13:03:41+00:00

Catholic Colleges have a Religious Purpose and a Religious Life by John McGrath

Catholic secondary colleges are part of the work of the Catholic Church and share in its mission of spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ. They invite enrolling students and their families into an educational setting that situates learning in a context that goes beyond knowledge and skills to wisdom and a vision for life.

There […]

Catholic Colleges have a Religious Purpose and a Religious Life by John McGrath2018-07-06T13:03:29+00:00