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Testimonials

"We are all invited to walk the streets of the world with one's brothers and sisters."
(Pope Francis - WMD 2013 Message 2)

The participants of Immersion trip have come back with some terrific photos and memories! For your chance to participate in 2016 Immersion Trips click here.

Students' perspectives

"This trip was the best experience I could have ever asked for!"

"A real eye opener... it has changed my perspective. "

"I have learned to be more aware of the love and poverty in this world."

"I have learned that there are people in the world doing amazing things for others and I believe that I can and should do my part too."

"This trip was extremely beneficial in the development of my values."

"It was an amazing trip that I will always remember."

"It has opened my eyes to poverty; it has changed me for the better."

 

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Adult Participants

"I was deeply moved... There are some extraordinary projects we were exposed to..."
—Dr Veronica Rosier OP, Immersion participant

"Overall our experience was very uplifting and life-changing. So many amazing people that we met and we will be forever changed..."
—Bernadette and Bruce Sinclair, Immersion participants

 

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 A School Principal's Perspective

"I have gained enormous satisfaction in providing this experience to Catholic youth and have witnessed the deeper spiritual growth of every participant. The Immersion experience is a 'lived' experience providing 'lifelong' inspiration within a distinctive Catholic context."
—Amanda Wilson, Principal, Holy Spirit College, Bellambi— Immersion trips 2012/ 2013/ 2014

 

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A Facilitator's Perspective

"As pilgrims on this earth we celebrate the incarnational side of our faith through which we learn to cherish and share the unconditional love of God with companions on the way."
—Dr Veronica Rosier OP, Facilitator, Camino (read Dr Veronica's reflection here)

"It's been a privilege to represent Catholic Mission on immersions to both Timor-Leste and Fiji. How fulfilling it is to observe the Australian students and teachers immerse themselves in the communal, liturgical and educational lives of these hospitable and generous people."
—Ralph Kershler, Facilitator, Timor-Leste and Fiji

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Immersion Slideshow - Kiribati, 2011

 

 

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