Walking Together in Faith

Amélie Davidson, MEduc2 student

The Student Pastoral Planning Team challenged School of Education students and staff to walk 10 km (at least) in a week so that, together, we could walk the 2,350 km to the Vatican (virtually!). The walk took place during the week of 4th-11th November, which was Just and Green Recovery for Scotland Week of Action. Just and Green Recovery for Scotland is a coalition of 80 organisations calling for Scotland’s recovery from Coronavirus to put people and the planet before profit such as tackling climate change, restoring Scotland’s nature and creating green jobs. The team decided to organise an awareness-raising event because in Catholic Teacher Formation class, they have been reflecting on Pope Francis’s teaching on the environment in his letter Laudato Si’ – a letter addressed to every person on the planet, asking us all to protect our common home.

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