By the end of this series of learning experiences, students
- Begin to appreciate the significance of community for sharing and strengthening the faith of believers past and present including followers of Catholicism and Judaism
- Recognise the obligation of Jesus' commandment to "love our neighbour" has an individual dimension, but it also requires a broader social commitment to the common good.
- Broaden their appreciation of the significance of personal and communal prayer and worship including the Eucharist, Sabbath rituals and prayers for communities of believers.
- Recognise the contribution of the writings of the saints including St Mary of the Cross MacKillop for communities of believers
- Learn about the significance of Mary as mother of Jesus and mother of the Church
- Students identify many ways in which faith is shared and strengthened in communities of believers past and present
- Students evaluate the significance of the writings of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop for communities of believers
- Students explain how evidence from the New Testament supports the significance of Mary as mother of Jesus, mother of the Church and her role in the church community
- Students explain the significance of personal and communal prayer and worship including the Eucharist, Sabbath rituals and prayers for nourishing and strengthening communities of believers
- Students participate respectfully in a variety of personal and communal prayer experiences including Marian prayers.