Applicants need not be academics or have an academic background – they do need to have a passion to know and further their understanding of the scriptures and to help others with that knowledge.
The BJ Hickey Scholarship is back in full swing doing what it does best – equipping students to travel interstate and around the world in their pursuit of the study of Word of God.
This year, scholarship recipients were invited to St Mary’s Cathedral grounds on 17 February, to receive their certificates, listen to past experiences of students who had travelled to study Scripture and network with each other.
The Centre for Faith Enrichment (CFE) has renewed its call for applications for BJ Hickey Scholarships for the year 2023, offered to lay people from the Archdiocese of Perth.
The recently launched Pathway Program offers rigorous preparation for those wanting to be involved in pastoral ministry and other career paths involving critical thinking, evaluation of arguments, teaching, problem solving and clear and creative writing.
What does formation mean? What is it and how do we get it?
Is it merely through catechesis? Is it by committing the principles of the faith to memory by rote?
According to Centre of Faith Enrichment lecturer Natalie Thomas, formation is about much more. It is about learning to understand the God in whom we trust and what it means to be a follower of Christ. Nathan Hondros reports for The Record ahead of the First Assembly of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia.
2021 BJ Hickey Biblical Foundation scholarship award winners Isiah Boylen, Indigo Hurleigh-Craig, and Judy Castellino speak candidly with The Record on how they intend to use their knowledge and skills gained from their biblical studies to minister to the people of God. By Amanda Murthy.
Education is an enormous issue and it is evident from the numerous reports over the years, that Catholic education as a ‘service’ has much to offer – particularly in the Archdiocese of Perth and indeed the whole of Western Australia. It certainly is at the forefront of working to deliver the very best in Catholic education now and into the future. In this third issue of The Record Magazine, we take a closer look at 21st Century Education, the encouraging work of LifeLink Day for schools, the opportunities at the Archdiocesan Centre for Faith Enrichment, as well as the supportive culture being fostered at St Jude’s Lynwood/Langford. In his recent opening speech at the NCEC Conference, Archbishop Costelloe said that […]