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by Assistant Principal -Mission and Identity, Mr Geoff Brodie Life after remote learning incudes the chance for our community to once again participate in the full range of College opportunities. The challenge will be to recover our habits and patterns of active participation after so much disruption. Active participation is in no small way a…

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by Assistant Principal -Mission and Identity, Mr Geoff Brodie We return to Term 2 in the second week of our Easter celebrations. May the peace and joy of this wonderful season be with us all in our College community. Easter is the experience that defines us a Catholic school in the Edmund Rice Tradition for…

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This week our Faith in Action Domain Leader, Mr Michael Weadon, shares a few thoughts about the opportunities open to our students. Thank you to our dedicated band of good young men who have volunteered to assist the community in several ways through our two Faith in Action groups.  These are known as Faith in…

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by Assistant Principal -Mission and Identity, Mr Geoff Brodie March 17 is of course St Patrick’s Day. As well as green donuts for every student we celebrated the day with Mass, led by College Patron, Bishop Paul Bird, and College Chaplain, Fr Eladio Lizada. The celebration of the Holy Eucharist is the source and summit…

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by Assistant Principal -Mission and Identity, Mr Geoff Brodie We have begun the Season of Lent: that solemn time in preparation for the great joy of Easter. Our College Chaplain, Fr Eladio Lizada, led us in our whole school liturgy on Ash Wednesday morning. College Principal, Mr Steven O’Connor, invited us into the solemnity of…

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by Assistant Principal -Mission and Identity, Mr Geoff Brodie “Be still, and know that I am God! I am exalted among the nations, I am exalted in the earth.” (Ps 46:10) Our year is underway, and we are mostly returning to the busy routines disrupted by the pandemic. We keep in our prayers those students,…

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by Assistant Principal -Mission and Identity, Mr Geoff Brodie May the God of peace be with you all. Amen. (Rom 15:33) Welcome to this new school year, especially to our new families. May this first week be the memory of the next exciting stage in your son’s growth in wisdom, knowledge, and love. There are…

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by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.’ (Jn 3:16) Once again, the Season of Advent begins just as our school years draws to a close. Advent is the time…

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by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie The Gospel from last Sunday offered one of the more evocative images of the New Testament. Jesus sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the treasury, and many of the rich put in a great deal. A poor widow came and put in…

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by Director of Mission, Mr Geoff Brodie 29 October has been nominated World Teachers’ Day. Let us call on Pope Francis to guide our reflection on this theme. In 2019 Pope Francis wrote that teaching is “beautiful because it allows us to see the people who are entrusted to our care grow day after day….

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