Mission

Salesians join the National Redress Scheme

Fr Will Matthews SDB, Provincial of the Salesians of Don Bosco, has announced that the Salesian Society [Vic] Inc, also known as Salesians of Don Bosco, was declared as a participating non-government institution in the National Redress Scheme by the Minister for Families and Social Services on 16 May 2019. National Redress Scheme was created in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia.

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Mural Project for College Chapel

​Dominic College and ‘Hullabaloo’ Designs have embarked on an exciting collaboration with a Mural Project for our Chapel. This project, initiated by our Principal, Ms Gilligan, and led by Ms Audrey Durbridge, is intended to bring a visually creative element into the interior walls of the Chapel and complement both its architecture and location. The completed mural will consist of a three-panelled triptych that will hang towards the far end wall.

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OzBosco 2019

On 3 May, seven students from the Salesian Youth at Dominic College (SYDC) travelled to Safety Beach to attend OzBosco. OzBosco is an annual camp in which Salesian schools nationwide gather together and celebrate being a part of the Salesian community.

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Feast Day 1 May

On Wednesday 1 May, we celebrated the lives and great contributions of our patron saints Don Bosco and Dominic Savio. We entered this celebration knowing that we are part of a community that is based on love, friendship and unity in Jesus Christ.

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Students help prepare for Provincial Chapter

Later this month Salesians will gather in Melbourne for a Provincial Chapter. Provincial Chapters are opportunities to review and plan for the immediate future. Br Barry and myself will represent the Salesians living and working in Glenorchy at this meeting.

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ANZAC services

One of our school expectations is ‘we are respectful.’ Over the holidays we commemorated ANZAC day as an opportunity for us to show our respect for those who fought under our flag.

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Observation of Easter Rituals

This week, as a community, we have been focused on preparations for one of the most important seasons in the Christian calendar. Our Chapel has seen many visits by classes in spiritual readiness for Easter. Yesterday our K-6 students entered our annual Stations of the Cross. These were led by our Year 5 and 6 students in beautiful weather.

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Salesian Youth Dominic College (SYDC)

This year, at lunchtime on Mondays, the Salesian Youth of Dominic College gather together. This group of Year 9 and 10 students formed four years ago as a community to celebrate the teachings and guidance of our founding Saint, John Bosco.

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Catholic Education Week 2019 celebrated at Glenorchy

Last Sunday saw the beginning of Catholic Education Week. This is a special time when we acknowledge how unique and special our Catholic schools are.

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Catholic Education Week 2019

This Sunday, 19 March, marks the commencement of Catholic Education Week in Tasmania. Next week is designated as a time to celebrate the achievements of Catholic schools. In particular for us, it is a time to honour the great educational legacy provided to us by the Salesians of Don Bosco and the Dominican Sisters who together, had the vision to establish Dominic College as the first coeducational Catholic secondary school in southern Tasmania in 1973.

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