Catholic schools as nurturing frameworks for young people's spirituality
de Souza, Marian. (2003) Catholic schools as nurturing frameworks for young people's spirituality. Journal of Religious Education. 51(1), pp. 72 - 80.
|Authors||de Souza, Marian|
This paper explores the concept of Catholic schools as communities of meaning which nurture the spirituality of young people today. It focuses on the contributions made by schools to their communities as perceived by a range of primary and secondary students. In addition, there is some discussion of the challenges that schools face in a contemporary media-charged climate that frequently displays a less-than-friendly attitude towards Christianity. Finally, as an awareness-raising exercise, it will attempt to identify some relevant issues which have significance for the Catholic community as it journeys into this century.
|Journal||Journal of Religious Education|
|Journal citation||51 (1), pp. 72 - 80|
|Publisher||Australian Catholic University|
|Open access||Open access|
|Page range||72 - 80|
|Research Group||School of Education|
|Place of publication||Australia|
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