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Catholic Mission and The Cathedral College Team up

14 September 2017

Catholic Mission and The Cathedral College have teamed up to create an Immersion experience for students that will ...

Year 6 Teacher playing for Ireland

8 September 2017

Playing football at the 2017 AFL International Cup for his native Ireland at the iconic MCG to finish third in the ...

Emmaus College Rockhampton

8 September 2017

Emmaus College hosts an annual Engineering Aspirations Program for their senior students, which aims to widen ...

St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School Emerald

8 September 2017

An awareness of homelessness and gratitude for life’s basic needs were reinforced to St Patrick’s Catholic Primary ...

St Anne’s Catholic Primary School Sarina

8 September 2017

The importance of staying focussed on studies and looking after oneself through good nutrition were key messages ...

Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School Longreach

6 September 2017

Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School, Longreach will soon witness a major construction with a complete redevelopment ...

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Blackall marks 100 Years!

21 July 2017

Members of the St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School community in Blackall are gearing up for this weekend’s ...

Congratulations Coral Way Catholic Education Office

21 July 2017

Coral Way Indigenous Education Coordinator Catholic Education Office Rockhampton is the Sate Winner of the 2017 ...

Congratulations Sr Mary Stallard rsm Bundaberg

21 July 2017

About the Spirit of Catholic Education Awards These awards aim to recognise outstanding contributions by ...

Sharing the Journey through Catholic Education Week

21 July 2017

More than 300 Catholic schools across Queensland will be finding new ways of sharing their journey of living and ...

Catholic Outside School Hours Care Gladstone and Bundaberg will be CLOSED Friday 31 March

30 March 2017

Catholic Education Primary Schools and Colleges will be CLOSED in Gladstone and Bundaberg Friday 31 March

30 March 2017

Catholic Outside School Hours Care CLOSED in Bundaberg today 30 March

30 March 2017

All Bundaberg Catholic Schools CLOSED Thursday 30 March

30 March 2017

Catholic schools and services in the Mackay region to remain closed 30 / 31 March

29 March 2017

Catholic Education (Diocese of Rockhampton) wishes to advise that all  Schools, Kindergartens and Services in the ...

Mackay Catholic School Closures Wednesday 29 March

28 March 2017

Catholic Education (Diocese of Rockhampton) has advised that all its Schools, Kindergartens and Services in the ...

Catholic Education Services Mackay Region CLOSED Wednesday 29 March

28 March 2017

Please be advised that all Catholic Education Services in the Mackay Region, will be closed Wednesday 29 March. We ...

Catholic Education Services in Mackay Region Closed Tuesday 28 March 2017

27 March 2017

Given the current weather situation and the potential impacts of Cyclone Debbie over the next 24 hours, we wish to ...

Cyclone Debbie and Mackay Regional Schools

26 March 2017

As at 12 noon Sunday 26 March all Catholic Kindergartens, Primary Schools and Colleges in the Sarina, Walkerston ...

New outside School Hours Care (OSHC) services

13 February 2017

New outside School Hours Care (OSHC) services at two Catholic primary schools in Mackay and Rockhampton have been ...

The Virtues Project – St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School Yeppoon

13 February 2017

Respect, Care, Faith and Forgiveness are some of the words students at St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School, ...

Congratulations Karen Hurford Holy Spirit College Mackay

18 October 2016

Languages Coordinator at Holy Spirit College, Mrs Karen Hurford, has been awarded the 2016 Modern Language ...

Letter to the Editor Regional Papers from QCEC – School Funding

6 October 2016

The discussion around appropriate levels of funding for Australian schools is one of the most important issues we ...

The Circle of Mercy

9 September 2016

Students and teachers explored the theme of Mercy through prayer, scripture, music and multi-media as part of the ...

Becoming a Principal in the west is the opportunity of a lifetime

9 September 2016

Becoming a Principal in the west is the opportunity of a lifetime, according to Nicole de Vries, Principal of Our ...

Winning moves add up at Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Yeppoon

6 September 2016

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Yeppoon is making all the right moves with teams taking out recent wins in ...

World Youth Day Pilgrimage of Mercy – Rockhampton

4 August 2016

To coincide with the World Youth Day celebrations in Poland and as part of Catholic Education Week around 70 Year ...

Parent engagement strategies sessions

21 June 2016

Practical strategies aimed at reducing children’s anxiety levels were discussed at a series of parent engagement ...

Young artists at Marist College, Emerald

13 June 2016

Young artists at Marist College, Emerald, have gained some attention recently taking out prizes in the local ...

Marist College Emerald participates in Emerald Domestic and Family Violence march

3 June 2016

On Tuesday 31 May, Marist College captains and vice-captains took part in the Emerald Domestic and Family Violence March.

Early years educators gain innovative insights

30 May 2016

Oral language and a focus on innovation in the classroom in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths ...

Emmaus College – Empowering young men to speak up

24 May 2016

Empowering young men to speak up and seek help from those around them if they feel they are experiencing mental ...

7th Queensland Catholic Education Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Conference

19 May 2016

The 7th Queensland Catholic Education Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Conference was held in Rockhampton from ...

Professor Thomas Groome presentation in Mackay

19 May 2016

On Tuesday 17 May around 50 Catholic Education staff from Rockhampton, Clermont and Mackay schools and colleges, ...

Congratulations Reef!

29 April 2016

Marist College, Emerald, Year 11 student Reef Johnson has been successful in his audition for the Pacific Honours ...

Catholic education conference focuses on curriculum

29 April 2016

The latest curriculum developments and best practice in whole school approaches were under the spotlight at a two ...

Easter to Pentecost Resource

22 March 2016

A new resource to assist all in the Diocese with faith formation to cover the season from Easter to Pentecost. ...

7th Qld Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Education Conference 17 – 19 May

4 March 2016

The 7th Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Education Conference is being hosted in the ...

Bundaberg Catholic Schools Race Day Saturday 19 March

3 March 2016

Saturday 19 March Thabeban Park Racecourse – Marquee gates open at 11.30am. Limited tickets available Admission ...

St Patrick’s Day Races Saturday 12 March Callaghan Park Rockhampton

3 March 2016

For a GREAT day in the spirit of the Irish, head along to the Saint Patrick’s Day Races at Callaghan Park – ...

Creating Connections at The Cathedral College

29 February 2016

From Fire Control Centre in Youngtown, Tasmania, Rockhampton’s Queensland Fire and Emergency Service Superintendent ...

Majority of Catholic school staff do not vote in favour of union’s industrial action

25 February 2016

Queensland’s Catholic schools will remain open after the majority of staff did not vote in support of today’s ...

Queensland’s Catholic schools to remain open despite proposed industrial action

23 February 2016

Queensland’s Catholic schools are expected to remain open on Thursday during the latest stop-work action in ...

QCEC says industrial action is unwarranted

22 February 2016

Catholic schools are preparing for planned strike action as enterprise bargaining negotiations with the Independent ...

Bundaberg Catholic Schools Race Day Saturday 19 March

17 February 2016

Saturday 19 March Thabeban Park Racecourse – Marquee gates open at 11.30am. Limited tickets available ...

St Patrick’s College Mackay Year 12 Student attends National Computer Science School.

4 February 2016

Lachlan Stevens from St Patrick’s College Mackay recently attended the National Computer Science School (NCSS) ...

New Principal Emmaus College North Rockhampton

3 February 2016

Mr Eamon Hannan commenced the 2016 school year at the helm of the Emmaus College, the largest Catholic college in ...

Chanel College Gladstone Master Plan being realised

3 February 2016

Chanel College’s master plan has begun to be realised with works commencing last year on a new Administration ...

New Kindergarten opens in Mackay

3 February 2016

St Brendan’s Catholic Kindergarten, Bucasia, will opened its doors on Wednesday 27 January with a full cohort of 44 ...

Catholic Education honours long serving staff

3 February 2016

A special presentation recognizing four decades of service to Catholic Education followed a Mass of celebration as ...

St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School West Mackay new ANZAC Memorial Garden

3 December 2015

Staff, Parents and Students from St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School, West Mackay, recently gathered to ...

Celebrations at St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School Gladstone

3 December 2015

Celebrations were recently held at St John the Baptist Primary School to acknowledge and thank Grandparents and ...

Sisters of Mercy develop app for Year of Mercy

1 December 2015

A new app has been developed for the Year of Mercy to assist with daily reflection and prayer practice and has been ...

Launch of Early Years Child Safety Curriculum

29 September 2015

From the commencement of the 2015 school year, the teaching of the Daniel Morcombe Child Safety Curriculum has been ...

The 7th Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Education Conference 2016

22 September 2015

The 7th Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Education Conference is  being hosted in the ...

Afternoon High Tea to celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life

15 September 2015

On Tuesday 1 September, Bishop Michael and Catholic Education hosted a High Tea for Religious in the gardens ...

St Joseph’s Barcaldine and St Joseph’s Biloela team up

18 August 2015

Students from St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Barcaldine and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Biloela have ...

Royal correspondence received by Year One St Patrick’s Emerald

18 August 2015

Year one teacher Mrs Nicole Jackson and her class at St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Emerald, recently ...

Holy Spirit College Theatre Restaurant – Jungle Juice

13 August 2015

The Holy Spirit College Theatre Restaurant, Jungle Juice, by Judith Prior by arrangement with David Spencer ...

The Cathedral College to trial Inquiry for Indigenous Science Students

6 August 2015

The Cathedral College, Rockhampton, is one of a few schools in Queensland trialing the ‘Inquiry for ...

Emmaus takes arts to the West for Catholic Education Week

6 August 2015

Students from Emmaus College North Rockhampton were engaging minds, igniting hearts and serving others prior to ...

St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School Mackay – Answers the call

30 July 2015

As Catholic Schools across Queensland have been celebrating Catholic Education Week; staff and families of St ...

Religious Arts Exhibition

30 July 2015

As part of Catholic Education Week (26 July to 1 August) celebrations this year Catholic Education welcomed ...

Spirit of Catholic Education Awards 2015

30 July 2015

To commence Catholic Education Week this year, the nominees from across the diocese were invited to attend the ...

Year 12 Student Leaders’ Forum

30 July 2015

The inaugural Year 12 Student Leaders’ Forum, hosted by Bishop Michael McCarthy and Catholic Education was ...

Holy Spirit College Mackay – Dresses for Drought

29 June 2015

The Holy Spirit College ‘Z’ Club has recently finished collecting formal dresses and shoes to be sent to those ...

Emmanuel Catholic Primary School Mackay – Year One Dr Suess Day

29 June 2015

After a term of studying the impressive life of Dr Suess, the Year One students at Emmanuel Catholic Primary School ...

Emmaus College North Rockhampton

16 June 2015

The Emmaus College Eco Club presented 15 handmade pet rugs to the RSPCA

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Barcaldine – Jelly Baby Day sweet success

12 June 2015

Healthy eating and awareness of Type 1 and 2 Diabetes were the focus of Jelly Baby Day at St Joseph’s Catholic ...

Mercy College Mackay

12 June 2015

One of the founders of the Central Queensland Rescue Helicopter Service, Dr Peter Bastable, addressed the Mercy ...

St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School Bundaberg

12 June 2015

Stargazers at St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School in Bundaberg received an extra boost recently with the donation ...

Early Years Conference 2015

2 June 2015

On the weekend 23 / 24 May Catholic Education held its annual Early Years Conference.

St Francis Catholic Primary School Tannum Sands Building School Legacy

27 May 2015

The mural project is also part of the Building School Legacies program which has benefited the school.

What Really Matters – 2015 Curriculum Conference

22 May 2015

The Catholic Education Curriculum Conference, 2015, was held in Rockhampton from Wednesday 20 to Friday 22 May. The ...

St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School West Mackay – Prep Reef Guardian Garden

15 May 2015

St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School is a part of the Reef Guardian program, committed to raising awareness ...

St Joseph’s Wandal and Beef Week

15 May 2015

Students from St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Wandal, Rockhampton, had an ‘enjoy a bull’ time during Beef Week ...

Kindy kids march proudly on ANZAC Day

14 May 2015

Students from St Joseph’s Kindergarten were thrilled to be part of the Rockhampton 2015 ANZAC parade in ...

Catholic Education in the Rockhampton Diocese was very well represented at the Centenary Celebrations in Gallipoli this year

14 May 2015

Catholic Education in the Rockhampton Diocese was very well represented at the Centenary Celebrations in Gallipoli ...

Mercy College ANZAC Memorial

14 May 2015

On Saturday 25 April, Mercy College Mackay unveiled their new ANZAC Memorial.

Emmanuel Catholic Primary School – ANZAC Day

14 May 2015

Emmanuel Catholic Primary School Mount Pleasant always celebrates ANZAC Day with its students with class activities ...

Long journey for ANZAC thank you crosses

14 May 2015

Messages of hope and thanks to fallen soldiers made their way from primary students in Blackall, Barcaldine and ...

St Brendan’s Catholic Primary School Officially Blessed and Opened

6 May 2015

The Official Blessing and Official Opening of St Brendan’s Catholic Primary School was held on Wednesday 29 April ...

Nominations for 2015 Spirit of Catholic Education Awards have opened

13 April 2015

Nominations are now open for the 10th Annual Spirit of Catholic Education Awards. Catholic school communities and ...

Catholic Primary Schools launch Cyclone Appeal

13 March 2015

The Catholic Education Office in Rockhampton has launched a Catholic Schools Cyclone Appeal as recovery efforts ...

After Cyclone Marcia

5 March 2015

The week following Tropical Cyclone Marcia, music, arts and craft, board games, sports and an endless supply of ice ...

Catholic Primary schools named on ACARA NAPLAN “high gain” list

5 March 2015

Updated NAPLAN data on the My School website revealed St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Mackay, St Peter’s ...

Funds raised for cyclone relief by students of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Blackall

3 March 2015

The small school community of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Blackall, has responded quickly to do what they ...

Recognition for Long Serving Staff

23 January 2015

Service and dedication to Catholic Education by long serving staff and volunteers will be recognized across the ...

St Brendan’s Catholic Primary School ready to Welcome Foundation Students

23 January 2015

St Brendan’s Catholic Primary School is the newest school for Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton. It ...

Catholic Education is Ready to Welcome Year 7 to Secondary

23 January 2015

Catholic Colleges in Mackay, Emerald, Rockhampton, Gladstone and Bundaberg are ready to welcome Year 7 students ...