The inaugural Congress was represented by the community of EREA and Church. They were called to gather, share and exchange their gifts. The Congress was about giving life to the charism within our mission as part of Church.
Over 240 delegates from all of its 48 schools across Australia, the Christian Brothers and their co-workers in Oceania, North and South America, Europe, Southern and Central Africa and India as well as partners from Diocesan Catholic Education, Religious Orders, Catholic Tertiary Institutions and Associate Schools gathered to share the story through looking back, looking in and looking forward to a future full of hope.
Delegates were involved in an experience of listening, reflecting and sharing in order to discern significant signposts for the future within the context of the Touchstones of its Charter of Catholic Schools in the Edmund Rice tradition. The Congress experience was enhanced by the challenges emanating from the Indigenous story so beautifully crafted by renowned singer Kutcha Edwards.
Guest speakers included:
Ritual, reflection, discussion and discernment were the inclusive processes in which all delegates were engaged making a significant contribution to help guide the future direction of EREA.
|pdf Closing Address - Wayne Tinsey||301 KB||Download|
|pdf Concluding Reflections on the Congress - Br Paul Oakley||101 KB||Download|
|pdf EREA Congress 2012 Brochure||403 KB||Download|
|pdf Reflection on the International Panel||99 KB||Download|
|pdf Reflection on Youth Panel||63 KB||Download|
|pdf Speech - Jack De Groot||149 KB||Download|
|pdf Speech - Robert Fitzgerald||161 KB||Download|
|pdf The Call to Congress - Des Powell||117 KB||Download|
|pdf The Story of the Christian Brothers - Part 1||101 KB||Download|
|pdf The Story of the Christian Brothers - Part 2||97 KB||Download|
|pdf The Story of the Christian Brothers - Part 3||97 KB||Download|
|wmv Welcome to Congress - Philip Pinto||wmv||72199 KB||Download|