In October there will be a Synod of Bishops on the theme “Youth, faith and vocational discernment.” In March this year, as Sean-Patrick Lovett wrote, “Pope Francis opened the pre-Synodal meeting in Rome…with a provocation: “Too often we talk about young people without asking what they think,” he said. There are those, said the Pope, who tend to “idolise” youth, and others who prefer to keep young people “at a safe distance”, rather than allowing them to be the protagonists of their own futures. (The Vatican 19 March 2018).
The students of All Saints’ College, St Mary’s Campus, Maitland, are fortunate enough to have four Doctors of Education – Kylie Harris, Bryan Maher, Daniel Belcher and Christopher Mooney – contributing to the development and strategic nature of the senior curriculum at the college.
Even if you are not a soccer fan, just about the entire Catholic schools community will be hoping former student Jason Hoffman, player for the Newcastle Jets, will lift the trophy at this weekend’s Grand Final when his team take on Melbourne Victory.
All Saints’ College, St Mary’s Campus, offers students a number of Social Science subjects in both Preliminary and HSC HSIE (Human Society and Its Environment).