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Sep 26, 2022

REMINDER:  Catholic Virtual Ontario Presentation:
September 26, 6:30 p.m.

The first presentation for this season’s OCSTA Catholic Education Leadership Speaker Series happens tonight – Monday, September 26th at 6:30 p.m.

This virtual event will feature a panel presentation on the new development and launch of Catholic Virtual Ontario (CVO). To learn more about the program and to register click here.

Truth and Reconciliation Week

The locally designed Kenora Catholic DSB Orange Shirt Day Logo.

 

In recognition of Truth and Reconciliation Week, September 26-30, and the second annual National Truth and Reconciliation Day on September 30, OCSTA has organized online a number of resources to provide historical background and information regarding current actions being taken at Catholic District School Boards across Ontario to foster greater awareness, understanding and respect for Indigenous people of Canada.

We are committed to ensuring that all students participate in focused learning about the histories, cultures, perspectives and contributions of Indigenous Peoples. Through Active Listening, Prayer and Right Action we journey together with our Indigenous Sisters and Brothers in a spirit of Truth and Reconciliation.

Please visit the following link to learn more:

https://www.ocsta.on.ca/2022-national-day-for-truth-and-reconciliation/

 

OCSTA Fall Regional Meetings Schedule

 

Trustees at the West Regional Meeting, hosted by the London District Catholic School Board

OCSTA President Patrick Daly with CDSBEO Trustee Ron Eamer at the East Regional Meeting.

OCSTA’s Fall Regional Meetings have begun. Last week trustees gathered at the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario in Kemptville for the East Regional Meeting and at the London District Catholic School Board for the West Regional Meeting. For the remaining 3 meetings, please see the schedule below and for trustee registrations, please contact your CDSB.

 

2022 Short-Video Contest for CDSB Students

OCSTA is pleased to announce the return of the OCSTA Short Video Contest which this year celebrates the Catholic Education Week theme for the year – Catholic Education: We are Many,We are One.

This year’s theme provides an opportunity to deepen our understanding of how the life of Jesus Christ and acts of Christian service help to define the Catholic identity of our Catholic schools. To see a sample of a previous winning video entry and contest submission details please click here or download PDF document.

 

 

OCSTA Faith Formation Series – Online Access

The OCSTA Together in Faith series of faith formation publications is available for download directly from the OCSTA website at the following link:

https://www.ocsta.on.ca/together-in-faith-series/

At the website link above you will find the following publications:

  • Together in Faith: Home, School, Parish booklet
  • Together in Faith: Care for Our Common Home. A Collection of School Board Practices booklet, and
  • Recently released: Together in Faith – Adult Faith Formation – Catholic Leadership Development. A Collection of School Board Practices

 

 

 

 

 

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