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March 26 – College update on COVID-19

Dear all parents, carers and guardians of St Patrick’s College, It is important as you read the following email that you take some assurance from the fact that, at time of writing, the College has not been informed of any member of our community being diagnosed with COVID-19 coronavirus, nor have we been informed of…

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History repeats at St Patrick’s College

In the space of three years St Patrick’s College has built a brand new boarding precinct, experienced the sudden departure of a principal and now endured school disruptions due to a worldwide pandemic. Amazingly, this is all nothing new for St Patrick’s College. In fact, it is all eerily reminiscent of a time exactly 100…

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Where are they now – Robert Anon (former staff)

The College recently reconnected with former staff member Robert Aron, who enjoyed many different roles at SPC and was a well-respected and much-loved by the students during his tenure in the 1980s.   What were your various roles and responsibilities during your time at SPC? During the eight years I was at SPC, I held…

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Where are they now – Craig Dallimore (SPC 1954)

The College recently reconnected with Craig Dallimore (SPC 1954), who made his career as a well-respected pharmacist, and continues to exchange Christmas cards with a SPC classmate every single year since 1954.   Where has life taken you since leaving SPC? Having only spent one year at SPC, my experience was rather limited compared to…

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Old Boys in the News – March 2020

Our Old Boys have been busy, including: We heard from Old Collegian Jimmy Fahey (SPC 2007-12) recently. Jimmy is now a doctor and is completing a year of residency at Eastern Health, in Melbourne, focussing on critical care medicine, which he is keen to explore in the coming few years. This followed an internship at…

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Engagements, Marriages and Births – March 2020

ENGAGEMENTS, MARRIAGES AND BIRTHS   MARRIAGES Congratulations to Old Collegian Jonathan Willey (SPC 2006-11) and Felicity Canny on their wedding on March 7 in the St Patrick’s College Chapel. BIRTHS Congratulations to Daniel James (SPC 2003-08) and wife Cass on the recent arrival of their gorgeous baby daughter Millie.   If you have some exciting…

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Where are they now – Tynan Drought (SPC 2012-14)

The College recently reconnected with former boarder Tynan Drought (SPC 2012-14) who has established a career in the finance sector and has many happy memories of his time as a boarder and member of the first V basketball program.   Where has life taken you since leaving SPC? After leaving SPC in 2014, I moved…

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Old Boys enjoy recent Autumn Emerald Lunch

Around 45 Old Boys enjoyed the opportunity to catch up at “The Four Seasons Paddy’s Lunch” at The Emerald Hotel in South Melbourne at the start of March. The seasonal lunches are open to all Old Boys of the College and has grown steadily in popularity over the past nine years. The lunches are held on the…

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Chopper lands at St Patrick’s College

St Patrick’s College has today welcomed a very special visitor with a massive firefighting helicopter landing on the Hill Oval. The Sikorsky S61N Type 1 Helicopter flew into Ballarat from its Australia base in Mansfield after spending most of this summer fighting the horrific Gippsland fires which terrorised so many communities. Originally from Canada, the…

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2020 1st XVIII Football calendar

The dates for this year’s 1st XVIII Football calendar of games have been released and we would love to see you there to support our boys wearing the green, white and blue. The SPC 1st XVIII calendar is as follows:   SPC 1st XVIII Program   Opposing Team                             Date                                       Time          Venue Assumption College, Kilmore          Wednesday March 11            …

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