School Community

House Teams (colours)

 

KNOX, Cardinal Knox – Blue House

James Robert Knox (2 March 1914 – 26 June 1983) was an Australian Roman Catholic cardinal.

On 5 March 1973, Paul VI named Knox Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Vallicella.  In early 1974, Knox was appointed prefect of both the Congregations for the Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments and took up his appointment in March of that year in Rome.

MANNIX, Archbishop Mannix – Green House

Daniel Patrick Mannix (4 March 1864 – 6 November 1963) was an Irish-born Catholic bishop. Mannix was the Archbishop of Melbourne for 46 years and one of the most influential public figures in 20th-century Australia.

Mannix’s legacy to the Roman Catholic Church in Australia is substantial.  In recognition of his influence across both church and state, the Catholic Church commissioned a statue of Mannix which is located in the forecourt of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne, facing Parliament House.

MacKILLOP, Saint Mary MacKillop – Yellow House

Saint Mary of the Cross, (born January 15, 1842, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia—died August 8, 1909, North SydneyNew South Wales, Australia; canonized October 17, 2010; feast day August 8), religious figure, educator, and social reformer who was the first Australian beatified by the Roman Catholic Church and the first Australian to be recognized as one of its saints.

Saint Mary MacKillop inspires us to be kind and to care for and help others in need.

The focus of MacKillop House is Education. We will work towards helping those who need assistance in accessing education and educational resources, not only locally but globally!

CHISHOLM, CarolineRed House

Caroline Chisholm (30 May 1808 – 25 March 1877) was a 19th-century English humanitarian known mostly for her support of immigrant female and family welfare in Australia. She is commemorated on 16 May in the calendar of saints of the Church of England.