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Sacred Heart Schools International Conference Addresses Contemplation

Sacred Heart Schools International Conference Addresses Contemplation

The Fifth International Conference of Heads of Sacred Heart Schools was held in Mexico City 21 – 25 October 2015.  Principals Helen Sinclair (Stuartholme), Hilary Johnston – Croke (Kincopal Rose Bay), Maureen Ryan (Sacre Coeur) and Province Director of Mission Sandie Cornish attended. The conference theme concerned educating for interiority and contemplation in a complex world. Each day began with prayer and ended with a guided reflection on the day by Lucila Madero RSCJ. Key inputs were: Enlightenment: the Meaning of a Contemplative Path in the Face of our Complex Reality by Pilar Cardo RSCJ How to Help our Young People Come into Contact with Reality by Jorge Rocha and Juan

Vigil for Asylum Seekers Action

Vigil for Asylum Seekers Action

Sr Joan Pender RSCJ, Provincial of the Society of the Sacred Heart in Australia and New Zealand, will join a number of Australia’s religious leaders in Canberra on Thursday, 15 October.  They will meet with politicians to express their concern about the plight of asylum seekers throughout the world, and especially their ongoing concern for those detained  by Australia in off-shore detention centres. Prayer Vigil 6 pm 12 October To support this important interfaith initiative, a prayer vigil will be held at Mary MacKillop Chapel at 6.00 pm on 12 October. We pray that the minds and hearts of politicians, and of all Australians, will be touched by the plight of asylum seekers who are