It is our deep desire that students become intellectually competent, articulate and confident in their questioning regarding faith issues so that they may be active participants in the church of the future. To this end students participate in a comprehensive program of formation.
Retreats are designed to assist students in nurturing their relationships with themselves, others and God. The compulsory Retreat Program, from Years 5-12, is designed specifically for each year group, linked directly to the theme of the year and the formal Religious Education Curriculum.
The College’s liturgical life is an integral part of its identity as a Catholic school. Apart from whole school celebrations, there are a variety of other liturgical experiences which occur on a regular basis throughout the College year. The eucharist is celebrated daily and on major feast days and special events across the whole school community and student Masses occur approximately twice a term.
The Arrupe Academy is a five week program that focuses on the development of Ignatian Leadership in students. Each week a guest speaker addresses different topics on Christian leadership. The aim of the program is to develop an understanding of important principles of Christian leadership, especially those to do with one’s own internal values, with community building, with decision-making, and service.