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April 08, 2017
Every year the feast of St Joseph is celebrated in our JJAMM schools with great enthusiasm and commitment to social justice.
What follows is a series summary of the creative initiatives our young Leaders and their school committees have implemented in our schools.
Congratulations to our Leaders, our students, our hard-working and supportive teaching staff and the Principals of our schools for encouraging these young people to work for change.
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MacKillop College, Mornington Tasmania Refugee Campaign
We all leave our footprints on this earth and we as leaders strive to leave a positive impact on the land and people around us. In a society that is so often filled with judgment, exclusion and neglect, we aspire to create hope for a brighter future. Our focus for this year is to bring awareness to the current condition of the world in order to create a more just environment...
Mary MacKillop College, Nundah Queensland St Joseph's Day Refugee Campaign
Mary MacKillop College Nundah Queensland commemorated St Joseph’s day with a liturgy celebration and a message of welcome to refugees. Ms Cath Rodden, Assistant Principal, Religious Education and Mission, made use of a familiar sculpture image to provoke the students to connect their faith and it’s place in our modern world. Please read on…
Caritas College, Port Augusta, South Australia Refugee #BringThemHere Campaign
Inspired by a JJAMM activity Student Leaders Tahnee and Riley enlisted the help of 7-9 SRC to promote the Bring Them Here campaign as part of our St Joseph Feast Day celebrations. The Bring Them Here campaign is a national action calling on the Australian Government to bring all the asylum seekers and refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to Australia...