News Category: Mission & Identity

Movember

This year St Edward’s staff and students took part in Movember. Our main goal was to raise awareness about men’s mental health, prostate and testicular cancer while raising money to go towards the charity Movember. A team of 40 staff and students grew their mos and many of us also participated in the Move for… Read more »

Message from Fr Greg – St Patrick’s East Gosford

Dear parishioners and friends Another calendar year is fast coming to a close, and as a Church, we begin our new liturgical year with the start of Advent. I invite you at this time to take a moment to reflect on the past year, and also to open yourselves to new possibilities in both your… Read more »

St Edward’s Christmas Appeal

Each year the College donates more than 100 Christmas hampers to Coast Shelter and the St Vincent de Paul Society. Each tutor group aims to create two hampers of food items for our local disadvantaged people to provide a Christmas meal in their home. Year groups are asked to bring different items to create a… Read more »

Movember 2019

Every November, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in Australia and around the world. The aim is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and male mental health. Our Prefects are leading the way this year for St Edward’s College and… Read more »

Kenya ‘Kesheni’ Immersion

At the end of an exhausting Term 3, Mr Mark Bonnici, Mrs Meagan Armstrong, Joseph Hussein, Daniel Pearce, Jackson Robb, Kai Darwin, Aaron Judd, Aidan Davis, Joshua Armstrong and I all substituted a “once in a lifetime” adventure for our normal school break.  This was our school’s annual trip to Kenya to experience the amazing… Read more »

Diocesan Mass

The annual Catholic Mission Mass was celebrated at The Diocesan Cathedral Waitara. This was Bishop Anthony’s first Mass in our diocese. All schools from the Diocese were in attendance to acknowledge the great work Catholic Mission does to raising awareness and money for disadvantaged communities all over the world. At this moving ceremony funds raised… Read more »

Environment Portfolio Report

Students and staff have continued to support the Environment Portfolio’s Trash Free Tuesday initiative by beginning Term 4 with over 200 students participating. The portfolio aims to have 300 students on board by the end of the term.  Trash Free Tuesday is simply food that’s not packaged or wrapped which also tends to be healthier… Read more »

Environment Portfolio Report

Term 3 has been a very successful term for the Environment Portfolio.  We have had record staff and students participating in Trash Free Tuesday with numbers reaching 310 students in Week 7 and 55 staff in Weeks 5 and 6. Being conscious of reducing single use plastic in our daily lives is good for our… Read more »

Modibodi Support Eddies Kenya Immersion

Through one of our wonderful parents in the College community, Modibodi have come on board to help with our donations of women’s underwear for our Kenya immersion. Through one of our wonderful parents in the College community, Modibodi have come on board to help with our donations of women’s underwear for our Kenya immersion. Modibodi… Read more »