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Laudato Si inspires environmental celebrations

15 June 2022  St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Park Avenue presented its second annual Laudato Si’ Expo on May 19 combining environmental educ...

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15 June 2022

Schools mark Reconciliation Week

Footprint painting, tree planting, liturgies, ceremonies, special lessons and a wide range of awareness raising activities were some of the ways our C...

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7 June 2022

Blessing and Official Opening of new College

Glorious autumn weather greeted attendees at the Blessing and Official Opening of Catherine McAuley College, Mackay’s newest Catholic secondary ...

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11 May 2022

Inspirational student lends face to campaign

Khiana Blakey, a bright, smiling 14-year-old student at Holy Spirit College, Mackay lent her support to Channel Nine’s Children’s Hospital...

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11 May 2022

St Anne's recognised in Heritage Awards

  St Anne’s Catholic Primary School, Sarina has earned a coveted Gold Award at the Mackay Regional Council Heritage Awards held recently. T...

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11 May 2022

Catholic Identity gathering held

In one of Catholic Education’s first face to face gatherings since the start of the pandemic, invited staff from Catholic schools and colleges t...

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11 May 2022

Past student wins Agrifuture award

2003 Graduate from The Cathedral College, Rockhampton, Rebecca Bradshaw (nee Tarry) recently won Queensland AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award last...

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11 May 2022

Teacher marks 50 year milestone

A career spanning more than five decades has seen Shalom College teacher, Jeanette Wedemeyer, weather the twists and turns of life with faith and dedi...

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23 February 2022

Mass celebrates start of school year

This year’s Catholic Education Opening School Year Mass held at St Joseph’s Cathedral Rockhampton on Friday 28 January and livestreamed ac...

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23 February 2022

From Preps to Principals - all smiles in the West

  Excited prep students were not the only ones with big smiles on the first day of the school year at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Prima...

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23 February 2022

New College welcomes first students

The start of the 2022 school year on Monday 7 February was an historic occasion as the foundation students at Mackay’s newest Catholic secondary...

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20 August 2021

Catholic Education Week 2021

In a break from tradition the Diocesan Mass celebrating Queensland Catholic Education Week, usually held at St Joseph’s Cathedral Rockhampton, ...

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20 August 2021

Director marks 20 years

Catholic Education Diocesan Director, Leesa Jeffcoat AM has been recognised for serving 20 years in the role having been initially appointed Director ...

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20 August 2021

NAIDOC celebrated

NAIDOC Mass celebrations were held at Holy Family Church North Rockhampton and St Joseph’s Church North Mackay in July presided by Fr Peter Tont...

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20 August 2021

Governor visits Wandal

Governor of Queensland, His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC made an official visit to St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School Wandal wh...

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20 August 2021

Academic success

Certificates of commendation and congratulations have been awarded to seven secondary graduates from colleges within Catholic Education Diocese of Ro...

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20 August 2021

MacKillop teacher presents at national forum

A teacher from MacKillop Catholic Primary School, North Mackay, has gained recognition for her approach to the foundational year of schooling, presen...

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26 May 2021

Celebrating 200 Years of Catholic Education

Catholic Education in Australia celebrates 200 years 2021 is a significant year for Catholic Education in Australia as this year marks 200 years since...

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20 May 2021

Emmaus students awarded scholarships

Emmaus students awarded scholarships Emmaus College, North Rockhampton are celebrating the success of two of their 2020 graduating students in Queensl...

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20 May 2021

Students at the fore at Beef Australia 2021

Students to the fare at Beef Australia 2021 Beef Australia 2021 (2 to 8 May) was once again an amazingly successful event that for a week put Rockhamp...

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20 May 2021

Kindergarten students enjoy Aboriginal artist visit

Kindergarten students enjoy Aboriginal artist visit One of the favourite days each term for the children at St Joseph’s Kindergarten, Biloela is...

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20 May 2021

Mass celebrates 200 Years of Catholic Education in Australia

Mass celebrates 200 years of Catholic Education in Australia 2021 is a significant year for Catholic Education in Australia as this year marks 200 yea...

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19 May 2021

Youth pilgrimage unites students

Youth pilgrimage unites students Friday 14 May saw over 200 students from Years 10 to 12 across all our Diocesan Catholic Colleges gather to attend th...

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19 May 2021

Sr Rita marks 30 years of servie

Sr Rita Connor honoured for service to Catholic Education  The words “living legend of the West” are a very apt way to describe Siste...

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5 November 2020

Foundation Principal Announced for Catherine McAuley College Mackay

The Foundation Principal of Mackay's new Catholic Secondary school, Catherine McAuley College, has been announced. Director of Catholic Education - Di...

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13 October 2020

New college name announced

The new Catholic college planned for the site of the former Sugar Research Institute in South Mackay has been named Catherine McAuley College. Catholi...

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23 September 2020

Builder announced for new Catholic College Mackay opening in 2022

Woollam Constructions have successfully tendered to complete Stage 1 building works at Mackay's new Catholic College, at the former iconic Sugar Resea...

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25 June 2020

Technology use soars during Learning from Home

The use of online technology skyrocketed across Catholic Education, Diocese of Rockhampton in Term 2 with the move to Learning from Home and introduct...

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25 June 2020

Catholic Education launches wellbeing initiatives

A dedicated Wellbeing site and a series of information sessions were among the initiatives Rockhampton Catholic Education launched last term to suppor...

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25 June 2020

Boarders welcomed back to old school

When Year 7 student from The Cathedral College Rockhampton, Ella Roberts finished her primary schooling at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Prima...

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25 June 2020

Holy Spirit College donate scrub hats

A band of staff members at Holy Spirit College Mackay took to their sewing machines recently to make brightly coloured scrub hats for local essential ...

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8 May 2020

Kindergarten Learning from Home welcomes Storytime

An innovative resource produced to assist Learning from Home delivery in Catholic kindergartens operated by Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockh...

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14 April 2020

Media Statement Tuition Fee Relief in Catholic Education - Diocese of Rockhampton Schools for Term 2 in response to the COVID -19 Pandemic

Rockhampton Catholic Education has written to families of children enrolled in their schools advising that families facing financial hardship due to t...

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26 March 2020

Information from Leesa Jeffcoat to Parents and Caregivers 26 March 2020

26 March 2020  Dear Parents and Carers in Catholic kindergartens, schools and colleges in the Diocese of Rockhampton I am writing to you regardin...

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17 February 2020

Early Learning Precinct Blessed and Opened

Broad smiles and beaming pride greeted visitors to St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Blackall for the official Blessing and Opening of their ...

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17 February 2020

New Catholic Kindergarten opens in Bundaberg

Bundaberg’s first Catholic kindergarten opened this year adjacent to St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, in Woondooma Street. “Cat...

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26 September 2019

Safeguarding course continued

 Participants completing the Graduate Certificate in Education – Safeguarding Children and Young People, gathered for four days of intensiv...

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26 September 2019

Communities gather for moving NAIDOC Masses

  A reading of the Uluru Statement from the Heart by student representatives from Catholic schools and colleges provided a powerful reflection at...

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26 September 2019

Elderly honoured

Sing-a-longs, chats, morning teas and special visits were just some of the ways students in our Catholic schools reached out to the elderly in their c...

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26 September 2019

Book collection gifted to mark Book Week 2019

Every Catholic school and college in the Diocese of Rockhampton is set to receive a collection of books in the coming weeks to mark the 2019 Children&...

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26 September 2019

Catholic Education Week Launch celebrated

Praise and celebration filled St Joseph’s Cathedral in Rockhampton as a congregation of around a thousand, comprising priests, religious, civic ...

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6 August 2019

New Catholic College planned for Mackay

Catholic Education has commenced preliminary planning for a new Catholic college in south Mackay following identified future demand for Catholic secon...

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5 August 2019

Catholic Education Week honouring our elderly

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Rockhampton have been invited to honour the elderly in their communities as part of this year’s celebration o...

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3 July 2019

New Catholic kindergarten opening 2020

Bundaberg’s first Catholic kindergarten will open in January 2020 adjacent to St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School. “I am delighted t...

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14 June 2019

CEnet appoints new Board Chair

Major not-for-profit ICT company CEnet has seen a changing of the guard recently as new Board Chair Leesa Jeffcoat AM, Catholic Education Director, Di...

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4 June 2019

New Early Learning development for St Joseph's Blackall

A sustained growth in enrolments at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Blackall has resulted in the announcement of major capital works by Cat...

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8 May 2019

School commemorate ANZAC Day

Catholic kindergartens, schools and colleges from across the diocese participated in ANZAC Day services in their local communities to remember and pay...

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8 May 2019

New Kindergarten opened

Children at St Anthony’s Catholic Kindergarten were very excited to show off their new facility to official guests and visitors attending the Bl...

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8 May 2019

Sisters of Mercy present at TCC opening

The Sisters of Mercy were special guests of The Cathedral College’s Blessing and Opening of the Centre of Teaching and Learning Excellence incor...

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26 March 2019

Bishop's In-Service Days - Caring for the environment

Caring for our Common Home, Pope Francis’ environmental message to the people of the world, was the basis of this year’s Bishop’s In...

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26 March 2019

Our Lady's celebrates

There were smiles all round at Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School on Monday (February 11) as the community celebrated the official Blessing and ...

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27 February 2019

Visiting US lecturer demonstrates exciting way of reading and interpreting scripture

Visiting US lecturer Professor Daniel Smith-Christopher recently facilitated professional development in scripture for around 700 teachers in Catholic...

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27 February 2019

St Anthony’s Catholic Kindergarten Now Open

St Anthony’s Catholic Kindergarten, North Rockhampton opened its doors this year with 44 students making up two groups attending a five-day fort...

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10 December 2018

Thank You, from St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Blackall

Students and families in drought affected Catholic school communities in the Diocese of Rockhampton received some much needed assistance prior to Chri...

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