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Winter 2009: Values Education

29 April 2009


Telling the Christian story

29 April 2009 | Michael McVeigh

Telling the Christian storyRetiring after 22 years as Executive Director of the Sydney Archdiocese Catholic Education Office, Br Kelvin Canavan fms reflects on the many changes in the landscape along his journey.

Positive perspectives

29 April 2009 | Liz Chomiak

Positive perspectivesDelsie Lillyst says schools are becoming much better at providing supportive environments for Indigenous students.

Songs of healing

29 April 2009 | Sarah Baker

Songs of healingAustralian singers have come together to support bushfire victims.

Woman of the hour

29 April 2009 | Sr Christine Burke IBVM

Woman of the hourFour hundred years after her stand for women in the Church, Mary Ward's story still resonates.

Being fully human

29 April 2009 | Penny Edman

fully humanValues education is not about being told what to think, but being taught how to think.

Justice from faith

29 April 2009 | Catherine Marshall

Justice from faithA Catholic school lives out its values at all levels.

At the heart of education

29 April 2009 | Michael McVeigh

At the heart of educationYoung people need to learn more than how to read, write and do sums.

Teaching Catholicism

29 April 2009 | Father Andrew Hamilton SJ

Teaching CatholicismWhen we think of Church Teaching we often imagine Pope Benedict speaking in Rome. But if we think of people learning faith, we are more likely to imagine children sitting in a classroom. The two images go together because they correspond to two questions we ask about teaching faith.

Editorial: Passing on values

29 April 2009 | Michael McVeigh

One of the main roles of our Church is the formation of young people. 

Unguarded moments: Values adding

29 April 2009 | Ann Rennie

Our values are embedded in our stories and the stories we grew up with, and lived out in our words and actions.

Prayers for a child

29 April 2009 | Fatima Measham

A feeling of vulnerability often leads us to prayer, and there's never been a more vulnerable experience for me than being a mother.

Lessons from a long road

29 April 2009 | Michelle Coram

Lessons from a long roadA bad pilgrim experience? Or just a taste of everyday life for so many others around the world?

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