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Centre for Ethics & Spirituality

The aim of the Centre for Ethics & Spirituality is to spark a conversation, get us thinking and talking about some of the big questions in life — including contemporary moral issues, beliefs, values and spirituality — as we navigate an increasingly complex world.

Our guest speakers introduce a wide range of topics, designed to promote critical and creative thinking and enhance cultural understanding and engagement. It is a forum for students, teachers, parents and the wider community. We invite you to join the discussion.

Upcoming Events

Centre for ethics Bosco John

The fullness of life - positive psychology and the teaching of Jesus - Presented by Rev. Bosco Peters and John Quinn

Thursday 18 May, 7.30pm, The Chapman Room

Mr John Quinn is the newly appointed counsellor at Christ's College and also the inaugural holder of the new position, Director of Wellbeing and Positive Education. He will provide an introduction to positive psychology. The chaplain will place this in dialogue with the western, Christian approach to the fullness of life.

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Centre for ethics EleanorCapper

Laudato Si - The imperative to care for the environment - Presented by Sr Eleanor Capper

Thursday 8 June, 7.30pm, The Chapman Room

Laudato Si presents a Christian response and challenge in relation to ecology, climate change and care for the environment. Pope Francis subtitles this document "On Care for our Common Home". It is a worldwide wake up call to help humanity understand the destruction that we are rendering to the environment.

Sr Eleanor has wide experience from being a principal to currently resourcing Education for Parish Leadership and Service in the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch. Her presentation on this important topic has been received with acclaim throughout our region.

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