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Blessing of buildings at St Brigid's Primary School

St Brigid’s Primary School at Officer has celebrated the Blessing and official opening of a new two-storey learning centre. 

Bishop launches Project Compassion 2024 

Bishop of Sale, Greg Bennet joined students, teachers, and guests from school and parish communities to launch this year’s Project Compassion appeal in the Diocese of Sale.

Principal awarded Order of Australia Medal (OAM)

Mr Vincent Feeney, Principal of St Francis Xavier College, Beaconsfield has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the recent 2024 Australia Day honours list.

Bishop's Christmas Message 2023 

View Bishop of Sale Most Reverend Greg Bennet's Christmas Message 2023.  

Congratulations Year 12 students Class of 2023 

Congratulations to all Year 12 VCE and VCE Vocational Major (VM) students on their results and achievements this year. 

Christmas Card Competition

DOSCEL runs a Christmas Card Competition every year, which is open to entries from Students in Foundation through to Year 12.

St Mary's School at Maffra celebrates major refurbishment projects

Staff and students at St Mary’s Primary School at Maffra celebrated the Blessing and official opening of major refurbishment projects which have created vibrant and spacious learning spaces for students to thrive.

St Vincent de Paul Primary School celebrates major building projects

Staff and students at St Vincent de Paul Primary School at Morwell celebrated the Blessing and official opening of major refurbishment projects which have created additional learning spaces for staff and students to thrive. 

St Gabriel's Primary School Traralgon celebrates new buildings

Staff and students at St Gabriel’s Catholic Primary School, Traralgon celebrated the Blessing and official opening of new state-of-the-art building projects which have created additional vibrant and spacious learning spaces. 

St Joseph's Primary School Korumburra celebrates new facilities

Staff and students at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Korumburra celebrated the blessing and official opening of the school’s masterplan development which includes a new administration building, five new indoor and two new outdoor learning spaces, and a special projects area

Teachers recognised on World Teachers' Day 2023

World Teachers’ Day was an opportunity to celebrate the value of the teaching profession and shine the spotlight on the remarkable teachers, both new and experienced, who are going the extra mile to advance their skills and leadership through professional development or higher degree study.

Celebrating World Teachers' Day 2023

A video message from Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Sale, Mr Paul Velten. This page also has promotional resources for schools to download to use on World Teachers' Day.

Turning of sod marks construction of a new Catholic Primary School at Clyde North

 St Peter’s College, Cranbourne celebrated the blessing and official opening of its new Hospitality and Performing Arts precinct named the St Martha Building at its Clyde North campus.


St Peter's college celebrates blessing of new Administration Centre, Arts Precinct and Applied Learning Centre

 St Peter’s College, Cranbourne celebrated the blessing and official opening of its new Hospitality and Performing Arts precinct named the St Martha Building at its Clyde North campus.


Blessing of St Martha building at St Peter's College

 St Peter’s College, Cranbourne celebrated the blessing and official opening of its new Hospitality and Performing Arts precinct named the St Martha Building at its Clyde North campus.


Catholic Schools Celebrate Child Safety Projects

 Catholic schools and parishes within the Diocese of Sale will unite to promote Child Safety Week which runs from 3 to 10 September 2023. 

 

Turning of Sod at St Francis Xavier College Berwick

 Work has begun on a major construction project that will transform St Francis Xavier College’s Berwick Campus.

 

Congratulations to all Year 12 Students

Congratulations to all Year 12 students in Catholic Schools across the Diocese of Sale.

Maria Kirkwood farewelled

After 50 years of service to Catholic education, Ms Maria Kirkwood Chief Executive Officer and Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Sale will retire on December 23. 

Our Lady of Sion Convent and former Sion Campus, Sale

A Joint Statement from Most Reverend Greg Bennet, Bishop of Sale and Maria Kirkwood, Director of Catholic Education and Chief Executive Officer - Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited.  Read more..

A royal garden for St Clare's Primary School, Officer

A Jubilee Garden has been welcomed by staff and students at St Clare's Catholic Primary School at Officer. Read more.

Blessing of St Peter's College new GEODE Centre 

Catholic Bishop of Sale Greg Bennet has blessed and opened a new state of the art Performing Arts Centre named the Geode Centre at St Peter's College Clyde North. Read more

DOSCEL celebrates World Teachers' Day 2022

Staff in schools across the Diocese of Sale will celebrate World Teachers’ Day on Friday 28 October.

Bishop announces new CEO to lead DOSCEL 

Following an extensive national recruitment drive, a new CEO to lead DOSCEL has been announced.

Safety in the spotlight during Child Safety Week

Catholic schools and parishes across the Diocese of Sale will unite to celebrate Child Safety Week (4-11 September 2022) with a poster and video competition taking centre stage. 

2022 Catholic Education Awards Announced

Educators and students from schools across Gippsland and Melbourne’s south-eastern fringe have been recognised for their dedication, with the Diocese of Sale Catholic Education awards.

Turning of the sod at St Brigid's Primary School Officer 

Construction has commenced on a new multi-storey learning centre at St Brigid’s Catholic Primary School in Officer.

2022 Easter Message - Bishop Greg Bennet, Catholic Diocese of Sale 

Bishop Greg Bennet - Catholic Bishop of Sale shares his Easter Message 2022

Construction begins on new catholic primary school at Clyde North 

Major earthworks are now underway on the St Josephine Bakhita Catholic Primary School at Five Farms, Frasers Property Australia’s new community in Melbourne’s burgeoning south-east corridor. 

St Angela of the Cross celebrates official school opening

The Catholic Bishop of Sale, Most Reverend Gregory Bennet, visited St Angela of the Cross Primary School in Warragul on 16 November to bless and formally open the school’s facilities.

Schools honour Remembrance Day


Primary and secondary schools across the Diocese of Sale held a number of Remembrance Day ceremonies to honour the brave men and women who have selflessly served our country.   

Celebrating staff dedication this World Teachers’ Day

Staff across the Diocese of Sale celebrated World Teachers’ Day on Friday 29 October.

Meet the teachers


On Friday 29 October, staff across the Diocese of Sale will commemorate World Teachers’ Day. Among those being recognised for their hard work and dedication are graduate teachers, Miss Gab Velten and Miss Karla Giuliano from St Clare’s Primary School in Officer.


High achievers recognised with Premier’s VCE Awards

Three graduates from Catholic secondary colleges in the Diocese of Sale have been acknowledged for their strong performance in Year 12 during 2020, winning Premier’s VCE Awards. 

Aboriginal foundation celebrates new milestones

A charity which aims to change the lives of Aboriginal children across Victoria recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, and a record number of students being supported in local Catholic schools.

Secondary students accepted to Monash Scholars Program

High achieving students from four Catholic secondary schools across the Diocese of Sale have been invited to participate in the Monash Scholars Program.

Plans announced for Our Lady of Sion Convent and former Sion Campus, Sale 

Bishop Greg Bennet and Director of Catholic Education, Ms Maria Kirkwood, have announced their plans for the historic site in Sale.

Cranbourne Catholic schools celebrate new facilities

Bishop Greg Bennet visited two Catholic schools in Cranbourne to bless and formally open their new facilities.

A bright future for Catholic schools in Yarram and Stratford

Both schools will begin Term 3 with new school leaders.

A new chapter for Catholic education in Orbost

St Joseph’s Primary School in Orbost is about to start a fresh chapter, with the appointment of Mrs Kirsten Daly as Principal.

Eco Warriors at Nagle College

In the lead-up to World Environment Day, we put the spotlight on Nagle College's Year 9 Eco Warriors program.

2021 Catholic Education Awards Announced

Educators and students from across Gippsland and Melbourne’s south-east have been recognised for their dedication, with Diocese of Sale Catholic Education awards. 

A helping hand for graduates

First-year teachers from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Sale recently gathered to attend a program designed to support their entry into the profession.

Investing in School Leadership

Future leaders of Catholic primary and secondary schools within the Diocese of Sale recently gathered in Inverloch for a three-day workshop to build on their leadership skills.

Catholic College Sale celebrates past and welcomes new beginnings

The school and broader community from Catholic College Sale recently gathered to celebrate the opening of the refurbished John XXIII building and to say their final goodbyes to the historic Sion campus. 

Welcoming the new school year

The community at St Brendan’s Primary School in Lakes Entrance gathered to celebrate the beginning of the new school year with two significant ceremonies; a Mass, and an official Welcome to Country and Smoking ceremony.

A fresh start for staff and students

There were plenty of new faces at St James Primary School in Nar Nar Goon on the first day of school, with 17 Foundation students and a new principal all ready to begin the new school year.

A new chapter for Catholic Education in Cranbourne

Staff and students at St Thomas the Apostle Primary School in Cranbourne East will have a fresh start to the new year, after farewelling their former principal.

First day at Warragul's newest primary school

The first day of school was doubly exciting for students of St Angela of the Cross, with balloons in the school colours to celebrate the opening of the new school.

End of an era in Sale

After nearly 130 years, the historic Sion Campus of Catholic College Sale has closed its doors, with students set to take advantage of new facilities at the school’s St Patrick’s campus.

Lest we forget...

On November 11, schools across the Diocese of Sale took a moment to reflect on Australia’s rich history and remember the brave sacrifices of our men and women.

What'll happen to the wattle?

Nagle’s Year 8 Enhanced Science students have been selected to take part in the ‘What’ll happen with the wattle??!’ program, supported by the Australian Space Agency. 

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

To commemorate NAIDOC Week 2020, Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) acknowledged and celebrated our nation’s story, which began long before European settlement. This year’s theme, ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’ recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. 

Celebrating resilience this World Teachers' Day

Catholic school teachers will receive an extra reward for their efforts this Friday, as local schools celebrate World Teachers’ Day.

New principal aims to inspire

Becoming the principal of Trinity Catholic Primary School in Narre Warren is a dream come true for Mrs Kathryn Pepper.

New look for Catholic Education

The governance body that oversees Catholic schools in south-east Victoria has unveiled a new logo.

Students start face-to-face learning in kid's paradise

It was smiles all around on Monday, as Foundation students at St Kieran’s Primary School in Moe returned to the classroom.

Pastoral care continues during remote learning

Nagle College continues to support the emotional and physical wellbeing of its students by ensuring pastoral care continues throughout remote learning. 

A very different RUOK day

Are you okay? was the question virtually circling the Catholic Education Office on 10 September, R U OK? Day.

Spotlight on Child Safety

Catholic schools will reinforce the importance of child safety to teachers, parents and students next week, in line with National Child Protection Week. 

Positive moves at St Catherine's

Staff and students at St Catherine’s Primary School in Berwick are finding many ways to stay positive. 

Strengthening relationships at St Patrick's

Members of the Pakenham school community are finding ways to  build connections with each other during remote learning.

Joining together for the community 

Nagle College staff cooked dozens of meals for St Mary's Parish and the Bairnsdale Corps of the Salvation Army, thanks to a generous donation from Sunrise Rotary Bairnsdale.

Student Pursuit of Excellence Awards

St Peter’s College recently held its annual Student Pursuit of Excellence awards via video, so the whole school community could still celebrate the college’s high achievers while most students are learning from home. 

A flexible approach to remote learning

St Brigid's Primary School in Officer has been busy preparing online resources and activities for students to undertake remotely, as primary school children begin Term 3 at home. 

Sacred Heart Primary School enters a new era

Described as a small school with a big heart, Sacred Heart Primary School in Morwell is about to start a new chapter. 

Catholic Education Awards Announced

Educators from across Gippsland and Melbourne’s south-east have been recognised for their dedication. 

New school on track to open in 2021

Work has been steadily progressing to prepare for the opening of Warragul’s newest primary school, St Angela of the Cross.

Three students from the Diocese of Sale have been recognised for academic excellence at the Premier’s VCE awards. 

Catholic schools get creative with ANZAC Day commemorations 

Catholic schools across the Diocese of Sale found innovative ways to celebrate ANZAC Day in spite of social distancing restrictions. 

Remote schooling in Term 2

To minimise the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) will move to remote schooling from the beginning of Term 2.

Local Catholic school takes positive approach to remote schooling

Staff at Lumen Christi Primary School in Churchill are keeping school spirits high as they prepare for the possibility of remote schooling.

School holidays to start early 

To minimise the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) has decided to start school holidays early.

Catholic Schools' precautionary measures

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sale have begun taking precautionary measures to try to minimise the spread of coronavirus.  All schools remain open at this stage, and parents have been advised to send their children to school as usual.  

Celebrating Catholic Education Week 2022

Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Sale will celebrate Catholic Education Week from May 27 to June 3, 2022.