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Mission and Identity

2019 College Theme: Called By Name

Our College theme has at its heart this reading from the Book of Isaiah:

But now, says the Lord – he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel:
“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are mine”.  (Isaiah 43:1)

Every member of our Siena College Community is known and loved by God, when we are called, God is saying 'I am listening to you and you alone – turn towards me and tell me your story'. 

Commencement Eucharist

On the evening of Tuesday 12 February, Year 7 students, 2019 student leaders, staff and parents gathered at St Dominic’s Church to ask God’s blessing on the year ahead.  In a real spirit of joy and community we welcomed our enthusiastic Year 7s and commissioned our Year 9-12 Siena College leaders. Heartfelt thanks to the choir members, musicians, readers, procession people, Eucharistic Ministers and all those who shaped or led an element of the Eucharist.  We are also grateful to our College Chaplain Fr Kevin Toomey OP for generously joining us to preside at our celebration.

Marking the National Apology

To mark the eleventh anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations our College took part in a communal House Group Prayer. Led by FIRE Carriers Hayley Di Stefano and Niamh Hickey alongside Veritas Leader - Social Justice, Sabrina Pittorino we recalled the significance of the day and prayed for harmony and reconciliation in our land.  With alarming statistics released recently indicating a rise in racism among Australians, it was a salutary reminder of the part each one of us can play in working toward a more just and hope filled future for all.







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