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The Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools (ACCS) works with Catholic schools to strengthen the Catholic ethos in their communities, and support the religious, civics and moral education these schools provide.

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Vatican II’s Declaration on Christian Education

The Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican is known for producing several documents on various aspects of the Church and Christian life. In total, there are sixteen documents, among which is the Declaration on Christian Education, Gravissimum educationis, promulgated in October 1965. In a study and discussion guide on the declaration, Aquinas College in Nashville, […]

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Maria Montessori: The Child is Father to the Man

The Montessori method has become synonymous with excellence in early childhood education. Even secular institutions have implemented the pedagogy of the Italian paediatrician Maria Montessori, who understood that children have an innate drive to learn and develop their interests and talents.

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Kateri Tekakwitha: Lily of the Mohawks

St Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American saint. Following a petition by 906 Native Americans and two certified miracles, she was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1980 and canonised by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

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Sir Thomas More: Lord Chancellor, Loving Father and Martyr

Although he abided by his conscience and sacrificed an earthly fatherhood, Saint Thomas More’s courageous witness to God’s truth makes him a steadfast spiritual father for time immemorial.

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Humour & Humility: St Philip Neri

A friend of St Ignatius of Loyola, and the founder of the Congregation of the Oratory, known as the Oratorians, St Philip is called the third Apostle of Rome after Sts Peter and Paul.

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2022, Covid-19 and Changes

As the saying goes — change is the only constant. While it is not possible to control external changes, we can work on reducing our internal resistance to change through learning the skills of adaptability.

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Kateri Tekakwitha: Lily of the Mohawks

St Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American saint. Following a petition by 906 Native Americans and two certified miracles, she was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1980 and canonised by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

Read more

Sir Thomas More: Lord Chancellor, Loving Father and Martyr

Although he abided by his conscience and sacrificed an earthly fatherhood, Saint Thomas More’s courageous witness to God’s truth makes him a steadfast spiritual father for time immemorial.

Read more

Humour & Humility: St Philip Neri

A friend of St Ignatius of Loyola, and the founder of the Congregation of the Oratory, known as the Oratorians, St Philip is called the third Apostle of Rome after Sts Peter and Paul.

Read more