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Milton countryside sets the scene for Holy Week celebrations

Posted 31 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

On Good Friday, the entire Church fixes her gaze on the Cross at Calvary. For the St Mary Star of the Sea students and parishioners in Milton, their view of the Cross is complemented by rolling, green farmland surrounds, the sun shining down on a white church standing strong atop a hill. Behind it, a backdrop of beautiful southern NSW escarpment.


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A 2018 Easter Message from the Director

Posted 28 March 2018 by Peter Turner in Director's News

In this holy season of Easter, I convey my very best wishes to all involved in Catholic education right across our Diocese. I gratefully acknowledge the outstanding work you do in the service of our young people and our Catholic schools.

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Youth Ministry Leaders empowered by Formation Retreat

Posted 26 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

Over 80 students and staff involved in Youth Ministry at each of our diocese’s Catholic systemic secondary schools have gathered at Stanwell Tops to participate in the Youth Ministry Leaders Overnight Formation Retreat.



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Get Your Foot In The Door - University of Wollongong, Education Careers Expo

Posted 21 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

On Wednesday 21 March, Human Resource Services represented Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong at the University of Wollongong’s Education Careers Expo, where students and prospective employers came together to talk about potential career paths.

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Bishop Emeritus Peter Ingham farewelled at Campbelltown Dinner

Posted 20 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

Bishop Emeritus Peter Ingham has delivered a humourous and heartfelt speech to over 500 guests from around the Diocese - including many from the Catholic Education community - gathered to celebrate and honour him at a Farewell Dinner at the Campbelltown Catholic Club.

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St Columbkille’s students say “No Way!” to bullying

Posted 16 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

Students at St Columbkille’s Primary and around the Diocese are standing up and saying “no way!” to bullying to mark today's National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence.

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Posted 14 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

As an international hockey umpire, Kylie Seymour gets to be close to the action without being the centre of attention - and that’s the way she prefers it. But being awarded the 'Campbelltown Woman of the Year 2018' has put the St Francis Catholic College teacher firmly in the spotlight. 

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“Be not afraid!”: 2018 Diocesan Education Mass

Posted 9 March 2018 by Catholic Education in Director's News

Director of Schools, Peter Turner, has called on teachers and staff across the Diocese of Wollongong to “be not afraid” at the annual Diocesan Education Mass.

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'From the Mountains to the Sea': CEDoW gifts symbolic Aboriginal painting to new Bishop

Posted 9 March 2018 by Catholic Education in Yarning Circle – News From Around The Diocese

A beautiful painting celebrating the richness of Aboriginal storytelling, culture and connection across the Diocese of Wollongong has been gifted to newly ordained Bishop Brian Mascord from CEDoW staff.

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International Women's Day with Robynne Murphy

Posted 8 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a day to challenge Australian women and men to consider the legacy that will be passed onto future generations of women.  

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St Brigid's opens its doors for Catholic Schools Week 2018

Posted 7 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

St Brigid's, Gwynneville and Catholic schools all across the Diocese of Wollongong have opened their doors to families, friends and community members for Catholic Schools Week 2018. 

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Year 6 Leaders Focus on Well-being During Catholic Schools Week 2018

Posted 7 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

More than 200 Year 6 students from schools St Paul’s Albion Park, Ss Peter and Paul Kiama, Stella Maris Shellharbour and Nazareth Shellharbour City came together on Friday 9 March for their annual Southern Illawarra Catholic Schools' (SICS) Leaders Day.

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St Thomas More Primary welcomes new principal

Posted 5 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

St Thomas More Catholic Parish Primary School is celebrating their first Catholic Schools Week with new principal, Mr Philip Barrington.


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New Staff Welcomed

Posted 1 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

On 1 March, 188 staff from Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong schools and the Macarthur and Wollongong Head Offices gathered at Villa D’Oro for the organisation’s annual Welcome Dinner.

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Wollongong students star at NSW Combined Catholic Blues Awards

Posted 16 February 2018 by John Sparks in Sport News

The evening was staged at St Paul’s Catholic College, Manly on Monday 12 February. Over 50 students were recognised on the evening with 8 students from the Wollongong Diocese acknowledged.

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"For all that has been ... thanks!": Bishop Peter Ingham

Posted 9 February 2018 by Catholic Education in News

Catholic schools across the Illawarra, Macarthur, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands joined together to thank Bishop Peter for his great work and dedication to Catholic education in our Diocese.

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Queen's Baton arrives in Wollongong

Posted 5 February 2018 by Catholic Education in News

The Queen’s Baton for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games skydived into Wollongong today, to the cheering welcome of more than 1,000 local school children gathered at Stuart Park.

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New Principals Welcomed

Posted 29 January 2018 by Catholic Education in News

On Monday 22 January, 6 newly appointed Principals were formally welcomed to the significant role of Principalship at a System Orientation Day, where they met with members of the organisation’s Leadership Team and Human Resource Services.

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Christ Our Joy, Year of Youth Image Unveiled

Posted 26 December 2017 by Malcom Hart (CEC) in News

The official image for the Year of Youth was unveiled at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Sydney on the 7th December 2017.

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Mt Carmel students tops state in HSC Construction

Posted 14 December 2017 by Catholic Education in VET News & Events

Mt Carmel Catholic College student, Bianca Ritter, is a trailblazer. Not only did she take on study in traditionally male-dominated subjects for her HSC, but she’s done it in style, topping the state in the HSC Construction Examination.

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