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Michael Hehir - Our Man in the Pacific

All who have studied Australian History at Marcellin have learned that back in the convict days the worst of the worst were sent to a miserable fate upon Norfolk Island.  Michael Hehir, Marcellin's very first School Captain, has contributed to community life on this tranquil island and has held a number of statutory appointments,

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Passing of Mario DiMarzio

On behalf of the Old Collegians, I wish to extend deepest sympathies to the DiMarzio family for the sudden passing of Mario Di Marzio. (OC1981).  Mario is survived by his wife Larra and his two children Lia and Andrew.  

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Alan O'Connor awarded Doctor of Philosophy

Dr Alan O'Connor with wife Joan and father Des.

Dr Alan O'Connor with wife Joan and father Des.

Past Marcellin College School Captain (1954-1967) Alan O'Connor was recently awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Management at the University of South Australia at age 64.

The thesis title was:  'Indigenous enterprises and entrepreneurship in remote Anangu communities.'  

Alan found it a fascinating way to transition from work.  It involved numerous trips to Ernabella and Alice Springs where he worked on developing and researching 4 small community enterprises on the APY lands of South Australia. 

Alan was quoted "I have fond memories of Marcellin and thank the school for giving me such a wonderful start to my education." 

Vale Leo Robert Oswald (Formerly Br Evangelist)

Leo Oswald and with wife Maureen and son Mark.

Leo Oswald and with wife Maureen and son Mark.

Leo Oswald recently passed away and his funeral was attended by some past students from Marcellin College. He was formerly Br Evangelist and taught at both Assumption and Marcellin Colleges (1960-61).

Leo's great nephews Nicholas and Patrick Walker (Nick 1992-1996) Patrick (1995-2000) attended Marcellin College. 

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