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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill As we reach the end of Term 3…. How often have you heard people use the rephrasing of the quote from 1 Corinthians 10:13 that God doesn’t give us any more than we can handle? As we come to the end of Term 3 and the second period of…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill Happy Father’s Day! This Sunday’s celebration of Father’s Day will most likely be quite different for many families. While the opportunity to gather as a family in recognition of our father will be limited, we can still take the time to reflect, and hopefully share, those aspects of our…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill What we are learning from remote learning While remote learning has forced all of us to adapt to many new challenges, it has also provided the environment for us to explore new and creative solutions to previous practices that we possibly considered fixed or unchangeable. Our current Years 9,…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill August 8 – The feast day of Australia’s first Saint, Mary MacKillop In more usual times, the College would gather as a whole school this week to celebrate the feast day of Australia’s first Saint, Mary MacKillop. Mary MacKillop was committed to serving the poor – to going to…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill COVID-19 update Our return to Term 3 has been marked by daily updates from key members of the government regarding the ongoing issues and concerns surrounding COVID-19. As we all know, none of us remains unaffected by this pandemic and as a consequence we are all now acutely aware…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill As we head towards the end of Term 2…. The end of Term 2 next Friday will see the conclusion of a period of time that can only be described as truly unique in the very long history of St Patrick’s. At this time, it is appropriate for us…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill How apt that in the week that concluded with Pentecost Sunday that the ‘gift’ that are your boys was given to us. As we come to the end of the second week with all Year 11 and Year 12 students and select Year 10 boys back on-site for classroom…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill We’re back! (well almost) Almost nine weeks ago the State Government announced that all Victorian schools would be implementing the Remote Schooling program. COVID-19 has required all members of the St Patrick’s College community to adjust and respond to what is truly a unique situation. Shifting to a remote…

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Acting Principal’s Message

By Acting Principal, Mr Stephen Hill In a typical year, this week is one of great celebration at St Patrick’s, usually marked by Edmund Rice Day celebrations and the Mothers’ Day Mass and Breakfast. How different it has been in 2020!  We are told that Edmund Rice encountered personal suffering through the death of his…

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May 4 – Update from St Patrick’s College

Acting Principal Mr Stephen Hill has provided the following update for the wider St Patrick’s College community: “Dear Parents, Carers and Guardians of St Patrick’s College, Traditionally, and in any other year, this would have been a week of great celebration at St Patrick’s College, commencing with Edmund Rice Day activities such as the walkathon…

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