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Religious Education

"that they may have life" (Archdiocese of Brisbane)

 

Effective from 27August 2007

 

Religious Education in Catholic school:

 

  • provides one means by which students are assisted to develop their spiritual and moral capacities
  • heightens students' awareness of the mystery which permeates life.
  • helps students to grow in their knowledge and understanding of God.
  • helps students to develop moral sensitivities and sense of responsibility.
  • helps students to develop self-worth
  • helps students to communicate on religious matters.
  • helps students to appreciate the Catholic religious heritage and religious heritage of others.
  • helps provide students with opportunities to engage in practical projects designed to promote and support a just society.
  • (Brisbane Catholic Education "A Statement on Religious Education for Catholic Schools" 1997)

 

POLICY STATEMENT

 

This school community believes that "all young Catholics, throughout their school years, should be provided with opportunities to participate in religious education suited to their age and circumstances."