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Art is Spiritual

Over the last few months Kathryn, our chaplain at Colchester Sixth Form College, has been working with a group of IB students on an art project “Art is Spiritual”. For an initial exploration of the subject we took the students … Continue reading

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Sanctum at the Sixth Form College – Friday, and some reflections

And so to Friday which was much like the other four days, though perhaps a little busier – I don’t remember many breaks from guiding people through the activities. There were quite a few people who came back to chat, … Continue reading

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Sanctum at the Sixth Form College – Thursday

For some reason Sanctum Thursdays are usually the slowest day of the week. We think most people who are interested have come through by now and those who are thinking ‘I must have a look’ end up waiting until Friday. … Continue reading

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Sanctum at the Sixth Form College – Wednesday

Today was another busy day with many students choosing to take part. The morning is slow up about 10:30 – students are either in lessons or not yet in college, so there’s a quietness about the concourse which gives us … Continue reading

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Sanctum at the Sixth Form College – Monday & Tuesday

Sanctum is in full swing at Colchester Sixth Form College. Two days in and the atmosphere surrounding it is vibrant and thoughtful. This year’s theme is “Is real life about what you’re doing, or who you’re becoming?” and enables students … Continue reading

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Chaplaincy in Education Conference – Resources for Spiritual Development [u]

Today I have been taking part in the Chaplaincy in Education day conference. Among other things I’ve been working alongside Rachel Warwick in a session looking at Resources for Spiritual Development. The following is a list of web sites and … Continue reading

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Chaplaincy in Education conference – 1st March 2012

Over the last few years there’s been a dramatic increase in the number of people working in schools under the title of ‘chaplaincy’. Broadly speaking this work usually involves aspects of pastoral support and spiritual development. Here in Colchester we’ve … Continue reading

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Remembrance Project

One of the things we often become aware of though our work in chaplaincy and projects like Sanctum is the amount of hidden grief among young people. In the past year there have also been some tragic deaths among students. … Continue reading

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Sanctum at Colchester Sixth Form College – Friday

Sanctum finished at the Sixth Form College on Friday. The overwhelming response has been positive with comments like “Very helpful. Really makes you think about life” and “Gave a good insight into who I am and who I want to … Continue reading

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Sanctum at Colchester Sixth Form College – Thursday

As well as another few dozen first time visits we’ve had quite a few people returning today to continue their ‘journey’, which is pretty much what we would expect at this stage in the week. Some students have been bringing … Continue reading

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