Mercy Values

St Francis de Sales is a Christ-centred learning community founded in the Mercy tradition. We seek to intentionally form young students whose words and actions embody these values.


Our Mercy Values

Kindergarten: Welcome

"I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me."

- Matthew 25: 35 


Year One: Respect

"Do to others whatever you would like them to do unto you."

        - Matthew 7:12


Year Two: Stewardship

“And God was able to make all grace abound to you, so that all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work”

        - 2 Corinthians 9:8


Year Three: Compassion

"Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. "

        - Colossians 3:12

 

Year Four: Excellence

“No one after lighting a lamp hides it under a jar, or puts it under the bed, but puts it on a lamp stand, so that those who enter may see the light.”         - Luke 8:16 


Year Five: Justice

“Let justice flow like water and righteousness like an ever flowing stream”

        - Amos 5:24


Year Six: Service

“Each of you has received a special grace, so put yourselves at the service of others”

        - 1 Peter 4:10