From the Rector, Fr Ross Jones SJ

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Friday 11 August 2017

Status or Service?

Two years before Saint Ignatius’ College opened, Roger Vaughan, the Archbishop of Sydney (whose image in marble is in our College Parlour), let it be known that he had invited the Jesuits to Sydney to begin a school. A risky decision. At that time, there was great suspicion of the Jesuits and our work.
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From the Principal, Dr Paul Hine

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Friday 11 August 2017

Provenance

The history of Riverview could be wrongly construed to have begun when Fr Dalton and his small band of intrepid Jesuits took a boat from Ireland bound for the antipodes to set up the Jesuit enterprise on the north shore of Sydney. As important as this was, there is a much more ancient story, one that speaks to the Cameraygal people who preceded the founding fathers by the better part of 50,000 years.
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