However, she was of unequalled value and service as College Sacristan- tending to the new Chapel, preparing the Bread and Wine, flowers, music and liturgy. The sacramental life of many of our young people was greatly enhanced by the devotion and faithfulness of Sr. Countless students benefited from the kindness and dedication of this remarkably uncomplicated woman who simply saw a need and quietly went about remedying it. A member of the Brigidine Order, Sr.
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Her role as Head of Middle School was to guide the students of Year 8 and 9 through the often turbulent early years of teenage life. Within a few short years she became Deputy Principal and was overseeing the pastoral care of students, policy development, employment of staff and general organisation of the College. Mary became Pastoral Associate which allowed her to devote time, energy and expertise to her great love of caring for those in needy circumstance. She also prepared hundreds of our students for their Sacraments. Gallagher House was named to acknowledge the role played by Father John Gallagher in the establishment of our College in Father Gallagher continued his active support of the College and spent many years on the Board of Management.
Monsignor Gallagher was a Canonical Administrator of the College from its inception in until his retirement in During this time he also undertook a vital role in liturgical life of the College and as a member of the Board of Management. When Carmel and Des began educating their children it became apparent that there was a desperate need for a Catholic Secondary College in the Beaconsfield area.
Des, along with the support of Carmel, began the investigations into the establishment of what is now one of the largest Catholic Secondary School in Victoria. Carmel has, over the years, been there for Des and encouraged and supported him through the establishment of the College and his period of Chairperson of the College Board. Carmel has always attended all functions with Des and been involved in many activities.
Her enthusiasm and support for the College never diminishes.
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Her sacrifices and contributions over this period of time in support of Des rightly deserves recognition. Carmel McKenna is a woman of wisdom and great faith and we at St Francis Xavier College are privileged to have her within our College community. For the period to Maureen was Chairperson of the Board. Maureen fondly remembers her involvement with St Francis Xavier as a family affair: This continues today to be a key element of our College community environment. The vision of Robert and the first staff laid the foundations which we continue to build upon.
Those who knew him tell of his exuberance, his youthful energy, his love of working in schools and of bringing the best out of the students in his care. The food was some of the best we had. We hiked to the top of the hill as well. The desert truly has a way to make you feel small and respectful of nature's beauty.
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This historic site of faith and pilgrimage can be seen for miles. As you approach imagine how it must have dominated the desert when it was the most substantial building in sight.
Parking is easy and the Church worth a visit. The sanctuary, wood carving and wall art befit a sacred place. I wish we could have attended a Mass but am glad that we got to make our visit and light a candle. Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers.
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