Part 2: Vision and Mission in a Catholic School (or other organisation)
May 7, 2015August 10, 2016
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Part 2: Vision and Mission in a Catholic School (or other organisation)

One reason why the development of Vision and Mission statement is important is that all organisations and cultures need symbols, myths and rituals that express what is important to the group and inculcate people into the group. Vision and Mission statements are symbols, conveying both meaning and emotion. Ideally the statements will “direct the reader...

August 10, 2013August 10, 2013
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Carrying a scandal biblically

As Christians we’re asked to carry the scandal of clerical sexual abuse biblically. What does that mean? 1) Name the moment: Not everything can be fixed or cured, but it needs to be named properly. Jesus called this “reading the signs of times”. This scandal, this particular time in our history as a Catholic Church,...

April 11, 2013April 11, 2013
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Move Your Body, Move Your Soul

Drop the word “exercise,” throw out the term “physical education” and stop cowering when you hear “dance.”   Replace those dreary and loaded terms with the sheer joy and the simple pleasure of moving your body. No matter your size, your shape, the flesh that jiggles, the bones that stick out, the maleness or femaleness...

April 9, 2013April 13, 2014
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April Newsletter 2013

I hope you have enjoyed the holidays and been refreshed by your celebrations of Easter. One thing I especially enjoyed was a family picnic day that included some attempts at catching fish and lots of sunshine, chatting and sharing of food. Keeping healthy seems easy enough but it does mean more than eating sensibly. Having...