Catholic Education Week
Students and teachers from St
Kieran’s Primary school and Sacred Heart Primary School joined with parents,
parishioners and members of the community on Friday, 3 August to celebrate
Catholic Education Week 2018.
St Kieran’s Principal Mr Ben
Gray said that this annual event promotes the special ethos of
Catholic schools and to highlight the great things that take place in Catholic schools every day.
“Catholic education strives to make a difference in
the lives of those in our school by challenging young people to live out the
message of Jesus and to reach their full potential as compassionate,
contributing, life-giving members of society” Mr Gray said.
“At St Kieran’s we was hosted a number of
fun activities that enabled our students, staff, friends and family to come
together to celebrate the spirit of our school community and motto “Strength
There are 304 Catholic schools in Queensland that
educate around 147,000 students and employ more than 19,000 teachers and staff,
and most will celebrate Catholic Education Week in some way.