Shalom is the term used to describe the Schools Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) international network for justice, peace, and integrity of creation. Shalom is the Hebrew word for Peace and implies restoring all things to their right order or original integrity. More than 3,500 sisters, associates, and friends of SSND across five continents make up the Shalom Network.
Aligned with the goals of the Shalom Network, San Vicente Catholic School takes action that lead to:
- solidarity with the oppressed,
- the promotion of human dignity, and
- collaboration with ecological movements to safeguard Earth.
WORLD PEACE DAY
On September 21, 2017, SVCS – Shalom Club initiated a prayer service to commemorate World Peace Day. This prayer service is a way of spreading the message of PEACE to everyone all over the world.
BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH
On October 3, 2015, students at SVCS participated in the proclamation signing at the Legislative Hall in Agana, declaring the month of October, Guam Bullying Prevention Month. Bullying prevention month is a month to join in the movement against bullying worldwide and unity.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All
Commemorating the International Day of Peace observed on September, 21, 2015, the students, faculty, and staff of San Vicente Catholic School held a beautiful prayer service devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. In the spirit of this year’s theme, “Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All”, students participated in various activities which included dance, making posters and pinwheels, and special performances. Beautiful peace sculptures are displayed at the entrance of the main office at SVCS.