From the Principal

Dear Parents/Carers,

As the academic year draws to a conclusion, and your daughters are about to commence their summer break, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all students, their families and staff on their achievements throughout this year.

On behalf of the College community I would like to extend my thanks and gratitude to all staff members who will not be returning to the college in 2023, with reasons varying from retirement, leave and the taking up of other employment opportunities – farewell and thank you to Andy Lonsdale, Toni Bonaci, Francis Dillon, Sherine Boudin, Kavita Mathai and Nikki Sharpe. Their collective contributions to the College is a testament to their commitment and passion in always delivering the best outcomes to our students.

In the coming few weeks students will receive this year’s College Yearbook- Aloysian - which highlights the many celebrations and successes the students have achieved and contributed to in 2022.

As we await the celebration of the birth of Christ, my wish this Christmas is for each member of the St Aloysius community is to recognise the blessings that have been bestowed upon them - the blessings of family, of friendship, the blessings of living in a country free of war, the blessings of a Catholic Mercy education and the blessings of good health, and the blessings of a future filled with opportunity, hope and love. So, let’s celebrate our 2022 Christmas as this journey of faith in our church continues and let us reflect upon how truly blessed we all really are.

Finally, I would like to acknowledge and thank you all for your support of the College, by working in partnership with our staff in supporting better outcomes for your daughters.

So, Merry Christmas, and may the new year be filled with faith, happiness, and good health for all. To all our students, be careful, enjoy yourselves, and come back refreshed and renewed for 2023.

Have a very safe, festive and blessed Yuletide.

Mary Farah, College Principal