Principal’s Blog

As this is the first newsletter following the feast of season, it is timely to remember that in our faith tradition Easter is not just a day but a season of 50 days in which we celebrate an encounter with the Risen Christ. One of […]

Principal’s Blog

At Staff Briefing last Monday, we reflected on how this had been the first time in more than two years we had completed a full term of face to face teaching. We likened it to an AFL football team not having to play a full […]

Principal’s Blog

You know it has been a good day when there were so many students participating in events that the staff relay had to be postponed. This was the case last Thursday as the College travelled to Landy Field for our annual Athletics Carnival. Amongst the […]

Principal’s Blog

One of the reasons I feel so privileged to lead this College every day is the inspiration I receive from knowing I am part of a community founded on the strength of extraordinary women, the Brigidine sisters, that every day for the past 65 years […]

Principal’s Blog

I recently read an article that challenged readers about ‘doing Lent differently this year’. It sparked my interest given Lent begins next week on Ash Wednesday. Many of us will have experiences of lent as a time of going without, doing for others, giving money […]

Principal’s Blog

Welcome to 2022 It is with a deep sense of gratitude for the amazing work of our staff and students that I share with you that we have had a really smooth start to our year despite the challenges COVID-19 continues to present to us. […]

Principal’s Blog

Already but not yet.  It feels like the end of the year but our students have 3 more days of school and our staff a few weeks longer. The shops would have us thinking it is already Christmas, yet we have a month to go. […]

Principal’s Blog

‘We will remember them’.   These solemn words rung out across Tullow on Thursday as we paused to commemorate Remembrance Day. In our church, the month of November is a time for remembering those who have gone before us marked with the holy days of All […]

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The extent of teachers’ work has often gone unnoticed. However, in the last 12 months, they have been our heroes in ensuring learning continuity for students all around the world during the global pandemic. This was only made possible because of the collective and collaborative […]

Principal’s Blog

This week I happened to see the end of the SAS Australia series where the final three contestants were asked to suspend themselves over a deep ravine hanging from a rope for 90 seconds. The commentary mentioned that if this had been part of the […]