On February 13, 2008, then Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd formally acknowledged the suffering and anguish experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people when past government policy allowed the forced removal of their children.
As a small gift to you, we have created an interactive Advent Calendar that you can share with your class.
We wish you, your staff and students a Merry Christmas and Happy 2021. From all of the Team at Understanding Faith.Continue reading →
September 5th is the International Day of Charity. This day was established to highlight the need to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities. The day was chosen to commemorate the passing of Mother Theresa of Calcutta, who was awarded the Noble Peace Prize in 1979 for her work in overcoming poverty and distress.
A recent addition to the secondary curriculum is the Studies in Catholic Thought syllabus.
Mary Magdalene is a well known biblical figure. Most people would say she was a friend of Jesus. Yet, she is only mentioned in the scriptures fourteen times and her reputation is often unwarranted.
The Vinnies CEO Sleepout will happen on the 18th June. It is in its fifteenth year, but this year will face the challenge of Covid-19.
Mother’s day for mothers around the world looked a little (or a lot) different this year. No big family gatherings, no travelling and no public celebrations.
So what did you do to celebrate Mother’s Day?
In Islamic culture, Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year. Muslims observe the month of Ramadan to mark that Allah gave the first chapters of the Quran to Mohammad.
The transition to online learning for schools has been an uncertain one for teachers, students and families alike. Although, successfully educating students in an online environment is nothing new for Understanding Faith.
Project Compassion is a national appeal which spans across the six weeks of Lent. During this appeal, millions of Australians come together in solidarity with the world’s poor to help end poverty, promote justice and to uphold dignity. (Caritas Australia).