A Day of Spiritual Reflection

Mums from Santa Maria College and Aquinas College spent a day together in spiritual reflection recently looking at their connection with God, others and self.

Father’s Day is Sunday!

In honour of Father’s Day on Sunday, we asked one of our fathers, Aidan Casey, to tell us a little about his experiences and philosophies around fatherhood.

Mothers’ Retreat: Taking Time Out

The annual Mothers’ Retreat was an inspiring day, starting with a beautiful reflection, practising the pause and centering ourselves to start the day and prepare for the experience.

Plastic Free July – Make Your Own Bees Wax Wraps

During July, the students at Santa Maria College have been working on projects to reduce the amount of plastic they use. One of the initiatives was to show them how to create their own beeswax wraps that can be useful for wrapping their lunch, cutlery or everyday items.

Bubbles with a View

Last Friday night, Year 12 parents gathered in the Community Room for our final Parent Network sundowner – Bubbles with a View. With a glass of champagne on arrival, background music, delicious food, fabulous company and a dose of reminiscing about ‘where the years have gone for the Class of 2018’, the evening was a great success and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone

DIY Beeswax Wraps – Parent Workshop

As part of Plastic Free July, the College offered students the opportunity to make their own beeswax wraps. Due to interest from parents we are also offering a parent workshop. See this article for more information and how to book.

From the Principal – Mother’s Day

Today we celebrated Mother’s Day with a very special Mass for the Year 7 students and their mothers. The Mass was a way for the girls to spend some quiet reflective time with their mothers in prayer.

From the Principal 16 March 2018

Today over 250 dads joined our girls for the Father Daughter Walk to School and Breakfast. This initiative of the Men of Santa (or MOZZIES as they are fondly known), was a great way for dads to enjoy time with their daughters, and to also meet other dads in the College community.

Year 11 Parent Sundowner

On Friday night, Year 11 Parents enjoyed ‘Bubbles on the Balcony’ at their final social gathering before the their girls start Year 12.

Mothers’ Retreat

On Monday, over 60 Santa Maria and Aquinas mums attended the annual Mothers’ Retreat. The day started with Mass in the Santa Maria Chapel with Father Rodrigo.

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