Principals Association of
Victorian Catholic Secondary Schools

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2020 PAVCSS Conference : cancelled due to the COVID 19 virus. Dr Barbara Reid OP will be Principal Presenter at the 2023 PAVCSS conference.

2020 PAVCSS Conference : cancelled due to the COVID 19 virus. Dr Barbara Reid OP will be Principal Presenter at the 2023 PAVCSS conference.

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Dr Barbara Reid OP, MA, Aquinas College, PhD, Catholic University of America. Sr. Barbara Reid is Professor of New Testament Studies at Chicago Theological Union (CTU). Sr Barbara is a Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has served on the CTU faculty since 1988. She was Vice President and Academic Dean from 2009 to 2018 and has been actively involved in the Association of Theological Schools, including service on their Board of Directors. She has led many of CTU's Israel Retreats and Biblical Lands Study and Travel Programs in Greece, Turkey, Israel and the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, and Egypt. A former Spanish teacher, she has given presentations in México, Bolivia, Perú, Uruguay, Brazil, Guatemala, and Santo Domingo. She has also lectured in Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Philippines, Thailand, and Rome.  
Sr. Barbara is one of the leading scholars in feminist interpretation of the Scriptures. She is General Editor f...

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2021 PAVCSS Conference: Principal Presenter : Sr Ilia Delio OFM, Professor of Theology, Villanova University in Pennsylvania

2021 PAVCSS Conference: Principal Presenter : Sr Ilia Delio OFM, Professor of Theology, Villanova University in Pennsylvania

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Sr. Ilia is a Franciscan sister who currently holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. She holds a doctorate in Pharmacology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and a doctorate in Historical Theology from Fordham University. She has written extensively in the area of Franciscan theology, with a particular emphasis on the theology of Bonaventure. She lectures nationally and internationally in Franciscan theology/spirituality with a particular focus on integrating Franciscan theology and contemporary questions and specializes in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the importance of these for theology. As Director of the Franciscan Center at the Union, she organizes the Franciscan lecture series and the annual Franciscan symposium. She is a member of the Commission for the Franciscan Intellectual Traditio...

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2021 Schools' Tour : Dr Anna Rowlands. Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham UK.

2021 Schools' Tour : Dr Anna Rowlands. Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham UK.

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Dr Anna Rowlands, St Hilda Associate Professor of Catholic Social Thought and Practice, Lecturer in Contemporary Catholic Theology and Deputy Director the Centre for Catholic Studies at Durham University UK. Dr Rowlands was Lecturer in Theology and Ministry at King's College, London, where she taught Political and Moral Theology. Before King's Dr Rowlands worked for seven years in ministerial theological education at the Cambridge Theological Federation, where she was also an Affiliated Lecturer of the Divinity Faculty, University of Cambridge. She teaches and writes on Political Theology, Moral Theology and Practical Theology and has a specialist interest in Catholic Social Thought. Her doctoral research offered the first doctoral level theological engagement with the work of Jewish social philosopher Gillian Rose, and she maintains and interest in the work of Rose, Hannah Arendt and Simone Weil. She is currently writing a book for theologians and policy makers on Catholi...

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2020 Schools Tour: cancelled due to the COVID 19 virus. Dr Carmody Grey has accepted our invitation to conduct the 2022 schools tour.

2020 Schools Tour: cancelled due to the COVID 19 virus. Dr Carmody Grey has accepted our invitation to conduct the 2022 schools tour.

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Schools that booked Dr Grey for the 2020 schools tour will have first call on the equivalent dates in 2022. Dr Carmody Grey is Assistant Professor of Catholic Theology at the Centre for Catholic Studies, University of Durham, UK. Dr Grey has degrees in theology from Trinity College Oxford, King's College Cambridge and the University of Nottingham. She has completed her doctoral studies in theology at the University of Bristol, focusing on a theological account of life and nature. Before starting her doctorate she was Head of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics at Bedales School in Hampshire, UK, as well as pursuing her ongoing interest in ecology and the life sciences through a postgraduate degree from Edinburgh. She has been involved in theological formation of priests, deacons and catechists, and is a columnist for "The Tablet". Dr Grey offers to present to Principals and staff in Victorian Catholic Secondary Schools on the following themes: a)    &nbsp...

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Mater Christi College - Principal Position

Mater Christi College - Principal Position

Principal - Mater Christi College Founded in 1963 by the Good Samaritan Sisters, Mater Christi College is a Catholic secondary school for girls in Belgrave, an eastern suburb of Melbourne, Australia located on the edge of Sherbrooke Forrest. The College has an integrated and contemporary approach to teaching, learning and wellbeing, offering a range of Senior School pathways. At its core the College respects the traditions and spirit of its founders, the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, and is organisationally and educationally innovative to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing society.  With a key focus on the growth of the whole person, Mater Christi College aims to develop informed, compassionate and creative women of faith who will take part freely and creatively as global citizens of the world.
 
With the departure of Mrs Mary Fitz-Gerald as Principal of Mater Christi College after 20 years of outstanding leadership, the College Board invites application...

11 March 2020

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Emmaus College - Principal Position

Emmaus College - Principal Position

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Principal Position - Commencing Term 1, 2021

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Catholic secondary school leaders for the position of Principal at Emmaus College, Vermont South commencing Term 1, 2021. To Download Advertisement - Click Here