Archbishop of Perth visits Christ Church
Published on: 30 May 2019
The School welcomed a special visitor last Friday as part of the inaugural Archbishop’s Day at Christ Church.
Archbishop of Perth, The Most Reverend Kay Goldsworthy AO addressed Prep School students and staff on the importance of peace. The Archbishop spoke about ‘Peace Park’ in Hiroshima and how this serves as a reminder that we must always seek peace and that there is no place for conflict and anger.
The Archbishop also addressed Year 8 Religious Education classes about her story of faith and journey to becoming the first woman in the world to hold the office of Archbishop. The students asked many questions to further their understanding of what her role involves.
“This was a wonderful opportunity for our school community to spend time with the Archbishop,” explains School Chaplain, Reverend Nicholas Russell.
“Archbishop Goldsworthy started her day with Year 10 students discussing their Christian fellowship group. The students were eager to speak with such a significant leader from the Anglican Church.”
This visit by the Archbishop consolidates the teachings of the School’s values, based on teachings of the Anglican Church; care and compassion, environmental responsibility, excellence, freedom, honesty and trustworthiness, integrity, respect, responsibility, social justice, understanding and inclusion.