Our Values​: Gospel Values

Our Values​: Gospel Values

 

Dignity and

Compassion

Showing care and concern for all people and being empathetic to their needs, regardless of their situation

because Jesus taught “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted”

 

 Purity and

 Holiness

Taking time to reflect, pray and be spiritual.’ because Jesus taught “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God”

 

 Truth and

Justice

Speaking, and defending, the truth even when it’s difficult. Making sure all people are treated equally because Jesus taught “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied”

 Tolerance and

Peace

Turning the other cheek’ instead of fighting and settling disputes with words because Jesus taught “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God”

 Humility and Gentleness

Being humble about your self-importance and gentle in your actions to others because Jesus taught “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth”

 Forgiveness and

Mercy

Accepting someone’s apology for wrong-doings and giving another chance because Jesus taught “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy”

 Faithfulness and Integrity

 Sticking to something, even if it is a tough challenge and being strong in defending something you care about because Jesus taught “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven”

 Service and

sacrifice

Giving up your time, money and self to help others. Helping those who need it the most like Jesus did because Jesus taught “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom

of heaven”

   

 

Our School values are the Gospel Values: the principles taught by Jesus Christ in the Beatitudes (Luke 6:2-26)

Our actions, words and thoughts are centred upon these values.

Our school motto is: Deus Fortitudo Mea – God is my Strength.

Our school Mission Statement is: ‘A Christ-centred learning community committed to the development of the whole person.’