Catholic Schools Conference
A Conference on Catholic Identity and Mission

Catholic Schools Conference 2013
This public conference was held at Worth Abbey in June 2013 and was a collaboration between the Jesuit Institute and Worth School.
2013 Conference Programme
Mr Gino Carminati - Identity and Mission: Worth School's Journey Thus Far
Fr Adrian Porter SJ - A Model for Understanding the Identity and Mission of a Catholic School
Professor Gerald Grace - Renewing Spiritual Capital (this paper is from a different source but represents the lecture given at this conference)


Catholic Schools Conference 2012
This public conference was held at Loyola Hall, Liverpool and Stonyhurst College in June 2012. It brought together teachers, school leaders and governors interested in issues of Catholic culture in Catholic schools. The speakers were asked to address the issue of developing a Catholic culture from political, theological, educational, historical and literary perspectives.
Conference Programme

Professor Richard Griffiths - Faith and Doubt as Components of Catholic Literature
Lord David Alton - Catholic Culture - The role of education in shaping our attitudes and our ethics: Is the dream worth fighting for?
Professor Bart McGettrick - Living the Christian Culture - Living the Dream
Fr Adrian Porter SJ - Identity and Mission in Catholic Schools
The Maréchal Template:A way of thinking about the identity of a Catholic school
The text of the lecture by Fr James Hanvey SJ is not available.


Other documents of interest

The Characteristics of Jesuit Education
The worldwide mission and vision of Jesuit education

The Identity and Ethos of a Catholic School
Resources from the Jesuit Institute for developing Catholic school ethos

A Model for School Chaplaincy
The role of chaplaincy in a Catholic school

Jesuit Institute Resources