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Staff and student leaders at Blackfriars Priory School took part in the Greatest Shave event in April, raising more than $5000 for the Mary Potter Foundation. Pictured braving the clippers and scissors of the team from Barbery - the Craft of a Barber Academy are from left, Fr William Loh, principal Simon Cobiac, Nam Tran and Henry Green.


Former Catholic school teacher John Kelly has published a poetry book called A Schoolbag Full which was launched by Fr Andrew Bullen SJ at St Ignatius’ College Junior School Hall, Norwood, on May 19. Two Year 12 Students from St Ignatius’ College, Pari Dehvi and Anoushka Toh (pictured) read poems of their choice from the collection.


James Terrance Cummings and Lia Angela Arman were married by Fr Krish Mathavan at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Henley Beach on December 20 2020. Parents are Emery and Tom Cummings of Belair and Giulio and Linda Arman of Flinders Park.


Ezra Do held by mum Jasmine and Aquila Do held by dad Thien were baptised by Bishop Charles Gauci at St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral on February 14. Godparents are Hanh Do and Annie Cao.


Alec Hector McFarlane was baptised by Deacon Remo Patroni at St John Vianney's Church, Burnside on February 7. Parents are Thomas and Katherine McFarlane of Beaumont. Godparents are Julia Dreosti, Stephen Ward, Kate McFarlane and Densy Pineda-Orellana.