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Former Iona College rector Fr Peter Daly dies in Perth

THE first Old Boy rector of Brisbane’s Iona College, Fr Peter Daly will be remembered as a man of giving who made a significant and lasting contribution to Oblate education. “His legacy does not just lie in these changes but in the wisdom he demonstrated, and his compassion and understanding of humanity,” Iona College rector Fr Michael Twigg said.    ... Read More »

Iona College – Dean of Students

Dean of Students (Commencing Term 1, 2020) Our Beliefs IONA COLLEGE is Inspired by the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the life of St Eugene de Mazenod. We focus on educating and empowering members of our community to dare to make a positive difference throughout their lives and to the lives of others.MEMBERS of our Catholic community are encouraged to ... Read More »

Iona crowned national volleyball champions

Iona volleyball team

BRISBANE’S Iona College will be out to defend its national title in 2018, after its under-17 volleyball team claimed victory at the Australian Volleyball Schools Cup in Melbourne in December. Wynnum’s Jefferson Morrow, an Australian Youth representative, led the Iona team and was named under-17 most valuable player at the tournament, the largest in the southern hemisphere with more than ... Read More »

Iona College’s first student returns for 60th anniversary celebrations

Fr Bill Ousley

BILL Ousley was the first young student to step through the gates of Iona College 60 years ago. He was schooled by priests of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) from Year 6 to graduation, and it was their inspiration that led him to become a priest himself. “Because they were a community. I always noticed that,” Fr Ousley ... Read More »

Brisbane Lions player Tom Bell gives inspiring speech at his old school

Tom Bell

BRISBANE Lions footballer Tom Bell returned to his old school, Iona College, to deliver a stirring message to young athletes. Be determined, be committed and don’t let knockbacks stop you, he told Iona boys preparing for AIC cross-country championships. And Bell should know.  He held a dream of playing AFL football but was knocked back three times from the rookie ... Read More »

Iona’s Passion Play returns home for Easter

Iona Passion play

FOR more than 50 years the Iona passion play has travelled Australia, and this year the iconic Easter event is returning to its birthplace, Iona College. Founded by Oblate Fr Thomas Overall at Iona College in 1958, the play has been viewed by more than 500, 000 people Australia-wide. Organisers have brought the play back to Iona College on March ... Read More »

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