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An insight into the history of St Patrick’s College, Townsville

An insight into the history of St Patrick’s College, Townsville

St Patrick’s College, Townsville Date of foundation:                   1905 School motto:                           Honour is more precious than gold Significant milestones in the school’s history: The Sisters of Mercy arrived in Townsville at the invitation of Bishop...

Trivia Test: Can you guess what Brisbane school this is?

Trivia Test: Can you guess what Brisbane school this is?

Date of foundation: 1868 The administrator of St Stephen's Cathedral led the motion to establish the school, and did so with Catholic laymen who taught and conducted the school for the first 25 years. In 1893, the Christian Brothers took over administration of the...

Remembering Queensland’s first Catholic school

Remembering Queensland’s first Catholic school

The first Catholic school in Queensland operated from an old government store in Elizabeth Street in Brisbane. The Myer Centre now occupies that site on the corner of Elizabeth and Albert streets. The school was run by Michael and Mary Bourke and enrolled 56 students...

Stuartholme School celebrate Centenary events

Stuartholme School celebrate Centenary events

Stuartholme School will this year pay tribute to 100 years of educating students to be "the best they can be". An icon of the Brisbane landscape, Stuartholme School for girls is the only Catholic school in Queensland to celebrate their centenary in 2020. Students,...