School Social Justice Groups

Mount St Joseph's Girls' College, Altona

STAND UP DAY 2008

On 17th October 2008

46,868 students, parents and teachers
from Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne stood up against poverty and in support of the

UN Millennium Development Goals

This formed part of a world record 116.9 million people around the world who
believe it's time to

MAKE POVERTY HISTORY

 

Whatsoever you do to the least of my brethren,
that you do unto me

 

On Friday 13th October 2006, the school held an assembly with student speakers and video clips. On Monday 16th October 2006, at 10.45am the whole school STOOD UP and recited the pledge, led by senior students in each class.

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Students and Staff
STOOD UP

against Poverty
on STAND UP day 2006


Class Leaders prepare explain the Millennium Development Goals

 


Staff and Students prepare to STAND


The Class STANDS UP against poverty


In the tradition of Mary MacKillop, the school prepares for STAND UP day
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The Assembly watches the Make Poverty History
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The MAKE POVERTY HISTORY message

 

 

Mount St Joseph's Girls' College, recently received the Aboriginal Message Stick as part of the Pass it On relay throughout the Westgate Deanery. The Message stick is an inititiative of Aboriginal Catholic Ministry Melbourne in the lead up to the 20th anninversary celebrations of Pope John Paul's historic 1986 speech in Alice Springs.

 

Pictured right is Principal Ms Regina Byrne accepting the message stick from the School Captains

 

 

Pictured left - students with the message stick.







The Archdiocese is committed to the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and vulnerable adults.