Prayer is central to the life of San Sisto College. The school
day begins with prayer for students and staff in morning homeroom. School and College
assemblies begin with prayer, prepared by various homeroom groups. The College celebrates the feast days of our House patrons: Dominic, Catherine of
Siena, Rose of Lima, St Jude through prayer.
Meditative prayer occurs for three minutes every school day just
before morning recess. The main purpose of such prayer is to lead us to inner
stillness and the state of being in an encounter with God.
The Brisbane Catholic Education document, Silence, Stillness, Simplicity: Guidelines for Catholic and Ecumenical
Schools reminds us that there are many benefits of meditative prayer: