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Catholic Education Week is underway

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Media and Communications Office

The annual Catholic Education Week is underway across the Archdiocese, being celebrated daily until this Sunday, 18 March.

The theme for Catholic Education Week this year is Open New Horizons for Spreading Joy, the theme of the Australian Church’s 2018 Year of Youth.

Catholic Education Week is an opportunity for all Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne to celebrate their Catholic identity, the pivotal role they play within their local community and the strength of the sector. In the Year of Youth it is also an opportunity to celebrate the young people we serve and listen to their voice.

Events during the week include the Mass for Schools in St Patrick's Cathedral,this Friday 16 March at 10am, with Archbishop Denis Hart principal celebrant.

Following the Mass, a concert will be held in the Treasury Gardens for primary students.

Also on Friday, a Young Speakers Colloquium for senior secondary students will be held at the Catholic Leadership Centre in East Melbourne.

Again this year, for the duration of Catholic Education Week, a visual arts exhibition at the Catholic Leadership Centre is running, with the Centre open each day and student award winners being announced at a special presentation Sunday, 18 March.

Catholic Education Week is an opportunity for all Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne to celebrate their Catholic identity, the pivotal role they play within their local community and the strength of the sector. In the Year of Youth it is also an opportunity to celebrate the young people we serve and listen to their voice.

Catholic Education Week is also marked at a local school level with a wide range of events in individual schools that enables students, staff, friends and family to come together to celebrate the spirit of their school community.



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