About Us | News and Events

Macarthur Catholic school students benefit from a $21m investment in new facilities

Posted 7 September 2022 by Catholic Education in News

Students at three Catholic schools in the Macarthur officially celebrated more than $21m worth of new facilities when the Bishop of Wollongong, Most Rev Brian Mascord, visited Magdalene Catholic College in Narellan, followed by St Benedict’s Catholic College and St Justin’s Catholic Primary School in Oran Park last Thursday 1 September to bless and open the facilities.

Continue Reading

Year 12 Leaders Light the Way: Bishop's Student Excellence Awards 2022

Posted 24 August 2022 by Catholic Education in News

Nine outstanding leaders from secondary schools across the Diocese of Wollongong were celebrated this week at the Bishop's Student Excellence Awards. Students and their families, principals, and Catholic Education Office staff gathered with the Bishop of Wollongong, Most Rev. Brian Mascord, and the Director of Schools, Peter Hill, to recognise the excellent achievements and contributions of these young women and men.

Continue Reading

CEDoW hosts CSNSW Board and NSW Directors

Posted 19 August 2022 by Catholic Education in Director's News

This week, Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong (CEDoW) was privileged to welcome representatives from the Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) Board, as well as the directors of NSW diocesan education systems, to our diocese.

Continue Reading

Planting Trees for the Bees at Corpus Christi

Posted 17 August 2022 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

Corpus Christi students under the guidance of the WEN Teacher Contact, Mr Justin Gallinar have planted some beautiful natives in preparation for the beehive which is planned for the end of Term 3. The school was lucky enough to secure donations of 160 tube stock from Jamberoo Native Nursery and a selection of 'bush tucker' natives from Bunnings Shellharbour, with the intent of adding to the existing gardens and providing additional sources of pollen and nectar for when the bees arrive later this year. Over the course of a week, a range of classes spent time in the school gardens planting away as part of the school's National Tree Day celebrations.

Continue Reading

CEDoW staff respond to urgent call to support teacher shortage in schools

Posted 26 July 2022 by Catholic Education in News

In response to an urgent call out for teacher support from schools, during Term 2, 2022, more than 40 Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong (CEDoW) Education and Professional Officers volunteered their time in both teaching and leadership support roles across the diocese. 

Continue Reading

Historical Marist tradition to continue in Diocese of Wollongong Catholic schools

Posted 22 July 2022 by Catholic Education in News

More than a century of rich Marist tradition and commitment is set to continue in the Diocese of Wollongong thanks to a Statement of Shared Understanding between the Bishop of Wollongong and the Provincial of the Marist Brothers, formally launched at John Therry Catholic College, Rosemeadow on Tuesday 19 July 2022.

Continue Reading

St Francis Catholic College, Edmondson Park, unveils more than $30m of new student-centred facilities

Posted 19 July 2022 by Catholic Education in News

Students of one of the fastest growing Catholic schools in one of South West Sydney’s fastest growing regions will benefit from more than $30 million worth of new facilities, after the Bishop of Wollongong, Most Rev Brian Mascord, officially celebrated the blessing and opening of the facilities at St Francis Catholic College, Edmondson Park, on Friday 1 July 2022.

Continue Reading

Corpus Christi student secures Premier's Anzac Memorial Scholarship

Posted 11 July 2022 by Catholic Education in News

Recognised for her love of history, Molly Simpson of Corpus Christi Catholic High School, Oak Flats has secured a prestigious 2022 Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship (PAMS). 

Continue Reading

Corpus Christi Catholic High School students join with innovative designers to create solar lights for energy poverty communities

Posted 29 June 2022 by Catholic Education in News

As demands on energy supplies grow in Australia, budding scientists, engineers and mathematicians at Corpus Christi Catholic High School, Oak Flats joined some of Australia’s most innovative designers and educators to build a ‘SolarBuddy’—a small solar light designed specifically for children—to help students in Papua New Guinea study after dark. 

Continue Reading

Macarthur Catholic schools rally together to support Tongan Disaster Appeal

Posted 17 June 2022 by Catholic Education in News

A cry for help was answered by Macarthur school communities who joined together with St John the Evangelist Parish, Campbelltown and the local Tongan community to support the people of the small Pacific island, devastated by the recent volcanic eruption, through the generous donation of school furniture, food and household items to be assembled as “Care Packages”.

Continue Reading

St Columbkille's Environmental Stations of the Cross

Posted 15 June 2022 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

The St Columbkille's Corrimal School grounds have taken on a facelift in the form of beautiful images and ecological quotes to inspire prayer and reflection on caring for creation.

Continue Reading

Ss Peter and Paul students brave the cold in support of homelessness

Posted 14 June 2022 by Catholic Education in News

On one of the coldest nights experienced by NSW this winter, students and teachers from Ss Peter and Paul Kiama, swapped the comfort of their warm homes for cardboard boxes, raising more than $1700 for the St Vincent de Paul Vinnies Winter Appeal.

Continue Reading

Schools Celebrate World Environment Day

Posted 9 June 2022 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

Following hot on the heels of the celebrations for Laudato Si' Week our schools celebrated World Environment Day through prayer and action, exploring the theme ONLY ONE EARTH.

Continue Reading

Corpus Christi Goes Global

Posted 2 June 2022 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

The Laudato Si' Movement is an international coalition of Catholics from many nations, continents, and walks of life and just recently featured the School community of Corpus Christi Oak Flats as part of Laudato Si' Week celebrations.

Continue Reading

CEDoW Schools Celebrate Laudato Si' Week 2022

Posted 23 May 2022 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

Schools across the Wollongong Diocese have marked the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis' environmental encyclical Laudato Si' by joining with the Australian Church in celebrating Laudato Si' Week.

Continue Reading

St Patrick's Port Kembla Tennis Duo Rise to the Top

Posted 11 May 2022 by Catholic Education in Sport News

Two rising tennis players, Liana Meta and Alani Tanevski, Year 6 students at St Patrick's Catholic Parish Primary School, Port Kembla showed their talent on the court at the NSW Primary Schools Sports Association (NSWPSSA) Tennis Championships in Rockdale.

Continue Reading

Wollongong Diocese Athletes Dominate NSW Catholic School State Swimming Championships

Posted 4 May 2022 by Catholic Education in Sport News

Over 100 students from the Diocese of Wollongong performed exceptionally well at the recent NSW Catholic Primary Schools and NSW Combined Catholic Colleges state swimming championships held at Sydney International Aquatic Centre in Homebush. 

Continue Reading

WEN Teacher Contact PD Day

Posted 14 March 2022 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

Despite floods and the chaos of road closures it was wonderful to have the WEN Teacher Contact group still able to gather together face-to-face for their annual professional development day. This day is always a valued opportunity for formation and collaboration, sharing ideas and experiences in the ecological space for the WEN group of teachers.

Continue Reading

John Sparks, CEDoW Professional Officer for Diocesan Sport honoured with NSWCCC Life Membership

Posted 9 March 2022 by Catholic Education in News

Sport is both a passion and vocation for CEDoW Professional Officer – Diocesan Sport, John Sparks, who has recently been honoured with Life Membership by New South Wales Combined Catholic Colleges (NSWCCC) in recognition of his exemplary contribution to Catholic school sport.

Continue Reading

A Home for the Birds at St Michael's Nowra

Posted 18 February 2022 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

St. Michael's Nowra had a visit from the Nowra Men's Shed who built a Nesting Box for the school grounds with the hope of attracting endangered Powerful Owls or Black Cockatoos into the school. The nesting box will be located in the Black Cockatoo Garden with the Year 6 Aboriginal student leaders being involved in the project.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 ... 26