Speaking at the Catholic Education Western Australia Commissioning and Acknowledgement of System Leaders Mass, Friday 17 November, at the Chapel of St Michael the Archangel, Leederville, Archbishop Costelloe emphasised to the teachers and principals present, the need to be faithful to the high ideals of our Christian faith.
Catholic Education Western Australia Ltd Executive Director, Dr Debra Sayce has this week been appointed to the role of Head of Mission Enhancement for the Archdiocese of Perth, while current Deputy Executive Director Wayne Bull will become the new Executive Director of CEWA Ltd for 2024.
This year, the liturgy included a special quadrennial commissioning ceremony, acknowledging those who have achieved important milestones in their formation and service as catechists.
New John XXIII College Principal Daniel Mahon commitment to Catholic education is unwavering, and he has a deep affinity for Ignatian spirituality, which echoes the school’s faith focus on bringing each student to an awareness of God’s presence in all things.
Addressing guests in her welcome message, CSPWA Executive Director, Siobhan Allen, recognised the dedication of parents who make the choice to send their children to a Catholic school, “then contribute to making that school the best it can be.”
Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia Chair, Eva Skira AO, said she felt deeply encouraged by the positive attitudes of the eleven young Catholic teachers and staff who undertook this pilgrimage.
As part of Archbishop Costelloe’s 2023 LifeLink Day for Primary Schools initiative, students were invited to create a collage that visually expressed their learning and educational experience resulting from LifeLink Day.
St George’s Cathedral Art is a premier annual art education event in Western Australia, attracting entries from all school sectors across Western Australia with 5 entry categories. Year 11 Corpus Christi College student Ava Komnick has been named Overall Winner and People’s Choice Winner.
Catholic Education WA World Youth Day Facilitator and Iona Presentation College Deputy Principal, Ryan Shelton said the group consisting of 15 office and school staff had undergone a 12-month formation program which both involved the physical and spiritual aspect.
The event showcased the sustained partnership between UNDA and CEWA while delving into the pivotal role of formation in Catholic education.