Our community is one that values inclusion and welcome. The Kildare Ministries Living Justice Living Peace Charter challenges us to break down the barriers that separate people and embrace the marginalised. We are asked ‘who needs to be clearly seen and listened to?’ Often diversity and difference creates barriers or fear that […]
On June 22, Clonard College hosted the much-loved Justice Meal Day, or Roll Day as it is more affectionately known. On the day students and staff at Clonard stood in solidarity with the world’s poorest people to raise awareness of the injustice of wealth distribution both […]
RECONCILIATION WEEK ASSEMBLY // Today our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and FIRE Carriers led our Reconciliation Assembly. Embracing the theme of ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’, our students led proudly through prayer, dance, personal story, finishing with an invitation to join […]
Year 8 and 9 students attended Marian College today for the Educating for Justice Student Seminar. The conference aims to inform students of Indigenous issues in preparation for Reconciliation Week. Our student leaders are photographed with Sherry Balcombe from the Aboriginal Catholic Ministry.
Reconciliation Week is coming! The 2021 theme is “More than a word. Reconciliation Takes Action”. Reconciliation Week is 27th May – 3rd June. Throughout this week there will be a number activities that will be taking place at lunchtime. This year we will be fundraising […]
On this Easter morning, let us look again at the lives we have been so generously given and let us let fall away the useless baggage that we carry – old pains, old habits, old ways of seeing and feeling –- and let us have […]
Students from Year 10 and 11 have spent the past two days with students from other Kildare Ministries schools learning about and discussing social justice issues. This has been an amazing opportunity to develop skills that will serve them well as future leaders of Clonard.
Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools and the Rerum Novarum Foundation have announced the winners of the inaugural Rerum Novarum Awards. Students in Years 10 to 12 were asked to address a social justice issue in their community, applying the principles of Catholic social teaching to their project. […]
Wonder – Seeing beyond I have never grown up when it comes to bubbles. For me, bubbles get you in. They make me laugh. They fascinate me. They make me feel alive. They are something of mystery – so fragile and yet so beautiful, such […]