Our Year 12 students were given the recent opportunity, amongst other things, to heal broken relationships, express gratitude, affirm others and let go of weighing burdens. They heard the stories of two women whose journeys have brought them, in roundabout ways, to happiness today.
We would like to offer our Year 12s, and all in our community, the following words for reflection and consideration. They are the words of Ron Rolheiser, an American Catholic priest and member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, the same order that established and governs Iona College. Fr Rolheiser is president of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas.
Fr Rolheiser has paraphrased an interview response of Pope Francis's - synthesizing Pope Francis's central point into his own words.
Ten Secrets to Happiness