Catholic Education Week

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In 2019 Catholic Education Week was celebrated from Sunday 10 March to Sunday 17 March.

The theme for Catholic Education Week for 2019 was Growing Young in Christ.

Catholic Education Week is an opportunity for all Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne to celebrate their Catholic identity, the pivotal role they play within their local community and the strength of the sector.

Events during the week included:

  • Mass for Schools in St Patrick's Cathedral held on Friday 15 March at 10 am
  • Following the Mass, a Concert was held in the Treasury Gardens for primary students on Friday 15 March
  • Young Speakers Colloquium for senior secondary students was held at the Catholic Leadership Centre also on Friday 15 March
  • Visual Arts Exhibition at the Catholic Leadership Centre, was open from Tuesday 12 March to Saturday 16 March (presentations are on Sunday 17 March)
  • Graduate Teachers Celebration was at the Catholic Leadership Centre on Wednesday 13 March.

Catholic Education Week was also marked at a local school level with a wide range of events in individual schools that enables students, staff, friends and family to come together to celebrate the spirit of their school community.

Visual Arts Exhibition

The Visual Arts Exhibition showcases the wonderful artwork of primary and secondary students in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. It reflects their creativity in a broad range of impressive and inspiring works across disciplines including painting, photography, sculpture, fashion and film. The exhibition is a powerful tribute to their young lives and gives a brief insight into their world.

The exhibition was open to the public from 9 am – 4 pm on Tuesday 12 March to Friday 15 March and from 2 pm to 5 pm on Saturday 16 March at the Catholic Leadership Centre, 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne.

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