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9OURRELIGIOUSEDUCATIONPROGRAMMESx1aregroundedinthepersonofJesusChristandtheteachingsoftheCatholicChurchx1meetstudentswheretheyareandaccompanyandchallengethemontheirfaithjourneytowardsaneverdeeperunderstandingofwhatgivesmeaningtotheirlifex1fosterrespectforintellectualquestioninganddebateandtakeplaceinanatmosphereoffreedomwhereeachpersonx19sbeliefisrespectedandotherfaithsandtraditionsareexplored.WetakeinspirationfromthefactthatMaryWardhadanabilitytoseebeyondtheshort-sightednessandrigidityofindividualclergytotheChurchthatChristfoundedandthatitwasasandnotinspiteofbeingafaithfulandloyaldaughterofthatChurchthatshechallengedmanyoftheexistingattitudes.x18Thefutureofhumanityliesinthehandsofthosewhoarestrongenoughtoprovidecominggenerationswithreasonsforlivingandreasonsforhoping.x19VaticanIIx18Inworkingwithyoungpeopledonottrytocallthembacktowheretheywereanddonottrytocallthemtowhereyouareasbeautifulasthatplacemayseemtoyou.Youmusthavethecouragetogowiththemtoanewplacethatneitheryounortheyhaveeverbeenbefore.x19AyoungpersonquotedinVincentDonovanx19sx18ChristianityRe-discoveredx19