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OCA Newsletter

The St Patrick’s College Old Collegians Association has introduced an exciting new e-newsletter which will be sent to Old Boys twice a term. The first Green, White and Blue newsletter was emailed to thousands of our Old Boys across the globe last Friday, bringing them up to speed with all the news and events from…

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OCA Reunion Wrap

The St Patrick’s College Old Collegians Association is delighted to report that it has concluded a highly successful reunion campaignf ro 2016. Across the final two weeks of May, more than 300 Old Collegians attended reunions organised by the OCA. The Class of 2011 Five Year Reunion was held at the Lake View Hotel on…

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MENtal Brekky

We are delighted to announce that 2010 Australian of the Year Professor Patrick McGorry will attend St Patrick’s College as keynote speaker at a special business breakfast in August. The inaugural MENtal Brekky has been organised by a group of passionate Old Collegians with the aim of raising funds for and awareness of the prevalence…

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Unsung Heroes

St Patrick’s College has established a tremendous history of honouring its high flying footballers -“ the men who have soared above the pack and have reached greatness. Now, in 2016, the College is introducing a new major event to honour the many men who have contributed to our great footy history but have largely flown…

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Where Are They Now – Andrew Locke

The College reconnects with Andrew Locke (SPC 1985-88) who is forming a successful career in insurance.   Where has life taken you since leaving SPC?   While doing Year 12 in 1988 I wanted to study property and become a valuer.- I secured a traineeship at Hayden Real Estate which I thought would be a…

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Working towards healing

St Patrick’s College this week took a major step towards the creation of a permanent, visible and accessible monument to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. Three past students of St Patrick’s College who are victims and survivors of abuse -“ Peter Blenkiron, Andrew Collins and Phil Nagle -“ joined a lunch meeting on…

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Old Boy’s Australia Day honour

St Patrick’s College congratulates Old Collegian Gavan Breen (SPC 1948-1952) for being awarded the Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2016 Australia Day honours list for his distinguished service to the Indigenous community through the preservation of languages, to the development of orthographies, and to education. John Gavan Breen was born in…

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Old Collegian Obituaries – June 2016

Gavan Bourke (SPC 1951-54) died in February. More than 1000 people attended his funeral at St Patrick’s, Pakenham including a large number of Old Collegians such as Fr Kevin Arundell, Graeme Sampieri, John Deany, Brian Dillon, Michael Martin, Noel Moore, Dr Jim Shaw and Brian Costigan. – Gavan boarded at St Patrick’s with his five…

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Performing Arts Report – May 13, 2016

Proposed 2017 USA Performing Arts Tour An exciting development is being proposed for the Co-Curricular Performing Arts at St. Patrick’s College. We are currently taking expressions of interest for a Performing Arts Tour to New York City, which would be held in the 2017 Term One school holidays (Thursday March 30 -“ Tuesday April 11)….

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2016 Legends Announced

The St Patrick’s College Old Collegians’ Association (SPC-OCA) will honour the exemplary work of two Old Collegians by inducting them as Legends at a gala dinner in May. Prominent Australian cinematographer and four-time Australian Film Industry award winner David Parer will be honoured at the dinner alongside Joe (Desmond) Delaney AO,- a former president of…

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