Social Justice

Social Justice activities at Catherine McAuley provide a balance of awareness-raising, fundraising and direct involvement which ensure that students are well informed on social justice issues.

The student Leader of Social Justice along with the Mercy Action Group, in conjunction with the Religious Education Coordinator, House Patrons and Year Coordinators, lead this important area of school life.

The following are among many opportunities offered:

  • Mercy 5 involvement with other Mercy Schools in Sydney
  • Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion
  • Caritas Just Leadership Day
  • Social Justice Youth Forums
  • Mercy Works projects
  • SPARKS (Refugee tutoring project)
  • Vinnies Van (St Vincent de Paul)
  • Vinnies Doorknock Appeal
  • Wrap With Love
  • Jeans for Genes Day