On Thursday, 3 August, Bishop Bill, former students, past principals, teachers, students and special guests came together to celebrate 100 years of Catholic education at St Kevin’s Primary School, Cardiff.
Recently, the Down Syndrome Association of New South Wales (DSNSW) presented a two-day education conference in Sydney to inform teachers about practical strategies, knowledge and skills when working with students with Down Syndrome, developmental delay, intellectual disability and other chromosomal disorders.
A talented collection of 130 actors, dancers, vocalists and musicians from primary and secondary schools in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle performed in Artistic Director Anna Kerrigan’s latest work, a compelling theatrical production that explores people and their possessions, neighbourhoods and community.
On Thursday 27 July, graduates and their families gathered at the Toohey Room, Cathedral House, to receive their Certificates in Religious Education, Certificates in Theology or Master of Theology for semester one 2017.
We live in a society in which truth is under threat from ‘alternative facts’ in the ‘post truth world’.
However, if you were to visit the diocesan schools embodying the Dominican tradition and celebrating significant anniversaries this year, I believe your faith in the possibility of truth would be restored.