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Glimmers of light and hope

Dear member of the Whitefriars College family, In these times it is good to seek out any glimmer of light …

In Fide 29 May 2021

When I was a young boy my parents ensured that their four sons received a rounded education. Part of that education entailed each of us attending piano lessons. Each week I would ride my bike to my lesson and wait for my turn.

In Fide 14 May 2021

Don’t run through life so fast that you forget not only where you’ve been, but also where you’re going. Life is not a race, but a journey to be savored each step of the way.

From the College Captain

For several reasons, it has always been an aspiration of mine to represent Whitefriars College as Captain. The chance to …

Library News

Book Week 2021 Being remote could not stop the festivities of our 2021 Whitefriars Shortis Library Book Week. It was …

In Fide 29 April 2021

I get a sense now, that the world is a fragile place. On the one hand, life appears to be returning to normal, particularly here in Australia. On the other, we know that our situation can change rapidly. In some ways the challenges of 2020 are behind us, but we also know that the impacts of that extraordinary year are still being keenly felt in our community and will be for some time to come.

College History

Whitefriars College was established as a Catholic Secondary School for boys by the Carmelite Order of Priests and Brothers in 1961. This …