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Thursday, June 7th

Most Reverend Gary Gordon, Bishop of Victoria
AWEsome Responsibility

BishopMerlin On the GoCatholic School trustees and school employees have an integral role of being good examples and teachers of virtue for the treasure of the children. Authenticity of Catholic education is founded in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, who in his life, death and resurrection, reveals what it is to be fully human – and the meaning of life itself.


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Friday, June 8th

Dr. Stephen Shore

Life on and Slightly to the Right of the Autism Spectrum: An Inside View Towards Success

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Join Stephen in his autobiographical journey from the nonverbal days as he relates his life to the many challenges facing people on the autism spectrum. Some of the areas discussed include classroom accommodation, teaching of musical instruments, as well as issues faced by adults such as relationships, self-advocacy, higher education, and employment. The session ends with a short audience activity demonstrating what it feels like have autism and to struggle through some of the challenges surrounding communication and socialization.  


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Saturday, June 9th

Most Reverend Michael Miller, CSB, Archbishop of Vancouver

Evangelization: What does that mean in our Catholic Schools?

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The Church’s mission is to evangelize the world, and, as Pope Benedict XVI said, “Education is integral to the mission of the Church to proclaim the Good News.” All Catholic schools and Catholic teachers share in this mission. Faithfulness to this mission requires facing challenges such as the mentality of the “world” and parents offloading onto educators their responsibility to be the primary evangelizers and catechists of their own children. Archbishop Miller will explore these themes and provide effective tips for evangelizing young people, including having a personal relationship with Jesus, and understanding students in the light of him, being joyful witnesses of the Gospel, knowing your faith and sharing it, sticking to the core message, putting moral teaching in its proper place, and praying with and for your students.


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