News Category: Mission & Identity

Stop Violence Against Women Morning Tea

On Thursday 6 December, the staff of St Edward’s College are participating in a morning tea to raise funds and awareness for the issue of Violence Against Women. Statistics One in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, and since January 2018 in Australia, 71 women have been killed violently…. Read more »

Mass of Remembrance

On Friday 16 November a fine group of students from our College attended the Mass of Remembrance held at Pioneer Park. This mass was to remember those who have gone before us to their Eternal Reward and was celebrated by Father Tadeusz from St Patrick’s Parish, at this beautiful location. The following students represented the… Read more »

Tutor Christmas Appeal

Parents are asked to support our annual St Edward’s Christmas Appeal by encouraging their sons to contribute to the Christmas hampers, which are organized by tutor groups. Our school community is hoping to create over 100 Christmas hamper baskets, for local disadvantaged people, the hampers will be distributed by: Coast Shelter St Vincent de Paul… Read more »

Clean4Shore

‘There’s forty bottles just here!’ That was the call from St Edward’s College students as they nervously ventured into the thick mangroves in Erina Creek. From the barge, the area looked clean in Erina Creek, but a chance look uncovered masses of polystyrene, plastic bottles, plastic pieces and cans, 15 m  inside the mangroves. The… Read more »

Plenary Council

In the last couple of months many Dioceses have been holding Listening and Dialogue Encounters as a lead up to the Plenary Council of 2020. The Plenary Council will bring hundreds of Catholic leaders together to discuss how the Catholic Church in Australia can continue its mission in a society that is changing and evolving. … Read more »

Remembrance Day

On the morning of 3 November 1918, in the last days of the war, Australian Corporal Albert Davey, a tunneller, went to his commanding officer Captain Woodward and said he was convinced he was about to die. Captain Woodward was asked to take care of Davey’s personal belongings and promise to send them to his… Read more »

Leadership Forum

Prefect’s Leadership Forum On Thursday 1 November, Rory Macintosh, School Captain; Dale Barrett and Lukas Kalos, Vice Captains and Lachlan Smith, Prefect, attended the Diocese of Broken Bay Leadership Forum at the Catholic Schools Office in Pennant Hills, together with students from across the Diocese. They spent the day listening to young speakers who talked… Read more »

Diocesan Mass

The annual Catholic Mission Mass was celebrated at The Diocesan Cathedral, Waitara. All schools from the Diocese were in attendance to acknowledge the great work Catholic Mission does to raise awareness and money for disadvantaged communities all over the world. At this moving ceremony funds raised by the students from each school were presented to… Read more »

Year 12 Graduation Mass

The Year 12 Graduation Mass celebrated by Father Tadeusz was a fitting farewell for our students and their families. At this Mass two of our students, Tom Judd and Clayton Ball responded to the Gospel. Their response was insightful and exemplified the characteristics that as a staff we aspire to instill in our students after… Read more »

Plenary Council 2020

Listening and Dialogue Session Plenary Council 2020 represents a unique opportunity to discover and discern, with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, the future course for the Church in Australia.  ‘What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time?’  Engage in an open process of listening, dialogue and discernment about… Read more »