Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’: The Care of Our Common Home, attracted much greater attention from the world’s media and commentators than almost any similar Papal document in modern times. In part, this was because the topic of the environment is both accessible and topical. Moreover, the timing appeared to be aimed at influencing the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.
I hope you have had a safe and enjoyable time with your children home for the semester holidays. The time to refresh and renew is always vital so that we can give of our best. Over the break I am indebted to our general staff who have continued to ensure that our facilities across the three campuses are in first class condition for when the students return. The construction work at the Senior Campus, near the Chapel is improving the disabled access to the College.