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The making of Marist College, Emerald

The making of Marist College, Emerald

Marist College Emerald is a Catholic secondary co-educational college situated in the Central Highlands, approximately three hours west of Rockhampton.  The College is a relatively new school founded in 1996 with the motto “The truth will set you free”. The College...

Their story began 157 years ago – can you guess what college this is?

Their story began 157 years ago – can you guess what college this is?

The story of St Mary’s College, Ipswich began more than 157 years ago when the Sisters of Mercy arrived in Ipswich to educate the region’s children.  On 1 May, 1863 a small band of the Sisters of Mercy, including Mother Vincent Whitty and Sister Jane Gorry, sailed up...

Holy Cross Primary School community celebrate 130th anniversary

Holy Cross Primary School community celebrate 130th anniversary

This year Holy Cross Primary School, Wooloowin, celebrates 130 years since opening its doors to the first students in 1890. The school’s journey began when the Sisters of Mercy opened the Mercy Centre at Wooloowin in 1889. A few additional Sisters joined the Wooloowin...

St Monica’s Primary School, Oakey prepare for Centenary celebrations

St Monica’s Primary School, Oakey prepare for Centenary celebrations

St Monica’s Primary School, Oakey was established in 1921, with the arrival of the Good Samaritan Sisters. The townspeople of Oakey welcomed the sisters to the town and the school’s opening day saw an enrolment of over eighty pupils, including twelve boarders. The...

Memorable moments: College celebrates 80 years in the making

Memorable moments: College celebrates 80 years in the making

Can you guess what college this is? Keep reading to find out.. Formerly a seminary, the 23 hectare college property was purchased by the Marist Brothers in 1939. The college opened its doors in January 1940, with Brother Ignatius O’Connor as Principal. During World...

History in the making: Ryan Catholic College, Kirwan

History in the making: Ryan Catholic College, Kirwan

An insight into the history of Ryan Catholic College, Kirwan In 1978, planning for a co-educational, integrated primary and secondary school began - a completely new concept for Catholic Education in the Townsville Diocese.    The school opened on 30 January 1979 with...

TRIVIA TEST: Can you guess what Toowoomba school this is?

TRIVIA TEST: Can you guess what Toowoomba school this is?

Mater Dei Primary School, Toowoomba, is a Catholic co-educational school, founded by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in 1917. The school did not always have the name it does today, as it was originally known as Holy Angels. More about the school's history is listed...