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Celebrations at St Paul’s School, Coburg

The 200th anniversary of Catholic education in Australia took pride of place at the opening-year Mass at St Paul’s School, Coburg.


Project Compassion launch

‘Aspire not to have more, but to be more’, said St Oscar Romero. These words have inspired the theme for this year’s Project Compassion.


UN World Day of Social Justice

For the United Nations World Day of Social Justice, a collaborative effort by a number of schools has filled a shipping container with educational materials for students in Papua New Guinea.


Rising school leadership stars recognised

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS) is delighted that two outstanding leaders from Catholic schools in Melbourne have been recognised by The Educator among this year’s Rising Stars of 2021.


Bradbury Club going for gold at Sacred Heart College

Sacred Heart’s ‘The Bradbury Club’ is a unique, collaborative group of students, staff, academics and industry professionals who tackle long-term, problem-solving projects that benefit the community. 


200 years young

The Catholic Bishops have written a pastoral letter to school leaders, staff, students and families to mark the 200th anniversary of Catholic education in Australia.


Ash Wednesday

Prior to the current lockdown conditions, students and staff from Assumption College, Kilmore, prepared an Ash Wednesday liturgy for their school community.


Beginning Lent: We choose hope

Leigh Shelley from the Mission and Ministry Team (Social Justice) at Sacred Heart Girls’ College, Hughesdale, shares what the students are doing to begin their Lenten journey.


Family Fun Day Monday

Every year Our Lady of the Rosary, Kyneton, begins with a focus on family and relationships at home and in the school community as well.


Principal’s education journey comes full circle

Forty years after graduating from Caroline Chisholm Catholic College, Braybrook, Robert Brennan has been appointed the school’s principal.


Rerum Novarum Award winners

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools and the Rerum Novarum Foundation have announced the winners of the inaugural Rerum Novarum Awards.


Supporting and developing new leaders a high priority for MACS

Twenty-two Catholic school principals in the Archdiocese of Melbourne will be inducted into their new roles today at the first of four workshops addressing leadership, faith and formation, accountability and compliance, network learning and support.


Internet safety serious business at St Peter’s School

Principal Karen Bergin of St Peter’s School, Sunshine South West, says while the internet is a powerful tool to help students and families learn and connect, it is also fraught with risks to safety and wellbeing.


Outstanding Leadership

A student at St Peter’s School, Sunshine South West, has been recognised for outstanding leadership during a challenging year.


New year, new school

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Werribee, has opened this week to serve the needs of Catholic families in Melbourne’s rapidly growing south-western suburbs.


Welcome back

Following the disruptions experienced by students, teachers and families last year, 2021 has begun with a renewed sense of optimism.


Learning resilience at the start of the year

‘This week we are thrilled for the return of students and we’re looking forward to learning together’, said principal Brendan Flanagan of St James’ School, Brighton.


School’s in early at Kolbe Catholic College

Kolbe Catholic College, Greenvale Lakes, will use some of its state government ‘COVID catch-up’ funding of around $200,000 to provide a free ‘summer school’ opportunity to assist students.


Christmas message

This year’s Christmas message includes a combined choir of four schools from across the regions.


Virtual awards presentation

John Paul College, Frankston, has recognised students who have achieved academic excellence and displayed outstanding personal qualities in 2020.


Year in Review

2020 has been a year like no other and, despite all the challenges, students have continued to learn and teachers have continued to teach.