The Archbishop’s Awards acknowledge the commitment to their faith, academic life, community and social justice of one student from each of 50 secondary schools in the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney.
The 2021 awards were presented by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP during a live video conference for the students, their parents and principals on Friday 3 September.
This year’s Clancy Catholic College West Hoxton recipient is James Papic.
As a Leader of Catholic Life, James Papic is an authentic witness to his personal faith, encouraging all members of the Clancy community ‘To Love Like Christ’ in their daily words and actions. James is actively involved in various ministries within his parish and College communities, including the proclamation of the Word and assisting those in the Music Ministry within the parish.
He contributes significantly to the wider life of the College, regularly using and sharing his gifts and giving his time to assist others. He seeks to nourish and live out his faith through participation in a variety of youth ministry initiatives, including the 2019 Australian Catholic Youth Festival. James is an integral part of various College social justice and evangelisation activities, regularly leading the community in prayer and inspiring others to be the hands of Christ in the world today.
James received a medallion and certificate of recognition. The medallion is emblazed with the Archbishop’s Coat of Arms and motto.
James’ strong faith and love of Christ is evident through his engagement in parish and school activities.