Connections with the Religious Life of the School P-12
Prayer and Worship
Immersing students in diverse experiences of prayer PWP 3.1
Students complete the final worksheet activity, prayer journaling, after reflecting on the following: Listen! There are voices without words. They come from deep and sacred places….Practice listening for God’s voice. The divine voice comes in unexpected ways: the presence of a friend, the tears of a stranger, a little breeze on a warm day, grass growing through the cracks of the sidewalk. Listen! How are you being called to serve?
Engaging in different approaches to meditation PWP 3.2
Students write an entry into their prayer journal about their experience of The Examen explaining how helpful it was as a tool for evaluating their day as a just leader.
Social Action & Justice: SJR
Justice in the School Community
Drawing on Catholic social teaching and scripture when developing a rationale and principles for social justice activities SJA1.1
Students call on Catholic Social Teaching, scripture, and the works of mercy to brainstorm and decide on what actions they are willing to take and/or invite others to take on their selected issue.
Using social media to encourage others to pray about current issues of injustice at local, national and global levels SJS2.3
Auditing policies, structures and practices in the light of Catholic themes of social justice (e.g. behaviour support, inclusion practices, enrolment policy, engaging students in decisions) SJS3.1
Promoting the resources and activities of Catholic justice and peace agencies for prayer and action (Caritas, Catholic Missions, St Vincent de Paul, Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Commissions) SJA1.5
Familiarise yourself with the Caritas Justice Awareness presentation and the Be More workbook for students.
Supporting and encouraging student-initiated justice projects that contribute to the wellbeing of others locally and globally SJA3.3
Students work with their group, teachers and other 'experts' throughout the year to implement their social justice plan