Social Justice Archives - Stella Maris

Catholic Earthcare Day

“Recently Social Justice Prefect Lia Sison and I, were honoured to attend the Catholic Earthcare Day at Mt St Benedict College in Pennant Hills. Overall, the day was very enjoyable in the sense that I could immerse myself with individuals that have a similar role to me from all...

Suitcase Stories

Year 9 were privileged to attend Suitcase Stories, a production put on by refugee children who have recently arrived in Australia from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Cambodia. Whilst some of their stories were humorous, many retold the dangers they and their families lived through...

Mater Dei Visit

On Wednesday 31 July, we visited Mater Dei for their annual St Benedict Feast Day. Along with us, there were four other Good Samaritan schools that joined the celebrations during the day. We assisted in cupcake decorating and it was a privilege to engage with the students and...

Ministry Outreach

In the July holidays students from all the Good Samaritan schools in Australia gathered at St Scholastica’s in Glebe. Ministry Outreach provided us with the opportunity to be able to venture out into our local community and immerse ourselves in new experiences. These experiences...

Social Justice Forum

Around twenty Year 11 and 12 students recently travelled to the annual Mt St Benedict Social Justice Forum. It was a fantastic night full of engaging ideas and discussion about a plethora of social justice issues. The key note speaker was from the ‘International Campaign to...

St Patrick’s Day

On St Patrick’s Day we held a mufti day and gelato stall to raise money for our Mater Dei sister school in Camden. Mater Dei is a Good Sam school that provides opportunities and dignity for students with additional needs.

International Women’s Day Breakfast

“On Friday, 8 March, I had the pleasure of attending the International Women’s Day Breakfast with seven other girls as well as Ms Ferguson and Mrs Boyde. I am in awe of the incredibly inspiring and powerful women we have surrounding us in our community. It is incredible to...

Harmony Day

Pastoral classes reflected on the significance of Harmony Day (21 March) which follows the recent National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (15 March) and calls on us to be inclusive of others. In the light of recent events we acknowledged that all individuals should...

Walk the Talk

On Thursday our Year 10 girls spent the morning with Danielle Miller as part of Enlighten Education’s work with Women’s Community Shelters Walk the Talk Program. This is what Danielle had to say on her Facebook post about our beautiful Year 10s… “Today was just MASSIVE. I had the...

Social Justice Forum

Last week a group of girls who have a particular interest in social justice, attended the annual Social Justice Forum in order to meet with like-minded students from around Sydney and connect with community organisations who work for justice such as Catholic Care, Wayside Chapel,...
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