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8RELIGIOUSEDUCATIONANDSPIRITUALITYAspiritualdimensionpermeatesthewholeofoureducationOURSPIRITUALITYISROOTEDINTHEIGNATIANTRADITIONINWHICHMARYWARDWASSTEEPEDx1Godcanbefoundinallthingsx18allthingsinthisworldaregiftsofGodcreatedforustobethemeansbywhichwecancometoknowhimbetterlovehimmoresurelyandservehimmorefaithfully.x19StIgnatiusofLoyolaAsalaterJesuitFrGerardManleyHopkinsexpresseditx18theworldischargedwiththegrandeurofGod.x19x1Ourownexperienceinday-to-daylivingiswhereGodspeakstousx18GodiswithmeandIhavethefreedomtospeaktohimandaskhimallIwouldhaveorknow.x19MaryWardx1Inhumilitythroughtheinvitationtoprayerworshipandreflectionthatweextendwepraythatourstudentsgainthatx18freeandopenaccesstoGodx19thatMaryWardspokeoftotheGodwhoisx18ParentofparentsandFriendoffriends.x19OurspiritualityfindsparticularexpressionintheworkofChaplaincy.IthasanimportantroleinhelpingstudentstostrengthentheirrelationshipwithGodthroughprayerliturgyandactionandinhelpingthemreflectontheirhopesandfearsdreamsandgifts.Itisourhopethatourvisionandvalueswillfindexpressionineveryaspectofourschoolsandcolleges.Inthissectionwehaveendeavouredtodescribetheguidingprinciplesanddistinctivecharacteristicsofthestudentexperienceandlinkthesetoourfoundation.Theseprinciplesandcharacteristicsthoughdistinctivearenotuniquenoristhestatementintendedtobeexhaustive.Thelivedexperiencestandsorfallsonthequalityofrelationshipsinourcommunities.THELIVEDEXPERIENCEOFTHESCHOOLCOLLEGECOMMUNITYVISIONANDVALUESINACTION