Fr John Murphy [senior] farewelled with a Requiem Mass

On 5th May, the Salesian College Sunbury’s chapel was filled to its capacity to farewell Fr John Murphy [Senior] who passed away on Sunday 30th April 2017. Family members, many close friends, Salesians, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Co-operators, and past pupils joined in at the Requiem Mass led by the Provincial, Fr Greg Chambers SDB. Fr John Murphy was two weeks short Read More …

Salesian Farewell from Bairnsdale

The 26 year association between Nagle College and the Salesians of Don Bosco has ended with the religious order closing its monastery in Bairnsdale. The Salesians arrived at the request of Bishop Jeremiah Coffey to take over running the college in 1990. The college was established by the Presentation Sisters and was named after their founder Nano Nagle, and after Read More …

Final Profession of a Madagascan Missionary to Cambodia

On Sunday 22 May 2016, three distinct parts of our Salesian world came together as Br Daniel Rafanomezantsoa made his perpetual profession to the Provincial of the Australia-Pacific Province, Fr Greg Chambers. The profession took place during the Eucharistic celebration of the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity which also doubled as the Parish Feast Day at Clifton Hill and Collingwood in Melbourne. The parish Read More …