Springboards A Deeper Ignatian Way Christopher Gleeson SJ
Reflections for overcoming the Hardship and Loneliness of COVID-19

Springboards
A Deeper Ignatian Way
Christopher Gleeson SJ

A boo...
Friday Night School by Margaret Gurry Founder and Director.
If it wasn’t for Xavier College, Friday Night School would not be the successful program it is today.

It all began in 1996. As a member o...
OXA Virtual Wine Tasting: Penfolds Collection
The OXA held it’s first Virtual Wine Tasting Event on Wednesday 19 August where 100 guests were amongst the first the world to try premium wines...
OXA Interview Series Rodney Calhaem and Mark Lo Giudice
On Thursday 13 August the OXA held its first Old Xav interviewing a fellow Old Xav. Rodney Calhaem a passionate Carlton Football Club supporter interv...
Test cricket on the Lonsdale back beach. Ist published in the Queenscliffe Herald May June 2020
Every time I hear Greg Champion's ditty 'I scored a century in the backyard at Mums' I have flashbacks to memories of the great Test match...
From The Archives: Princess Ida (1990) A Reflection from Matt Croagh by Tom Croagh
So I asked Dad about Princess Ida in 1990.
He said this:
Princess Ida (or Castle Adamant) was one of the lesser known Gilbert & Sullivans....
Paul O'Sullivan OX 1979. Where is he now?
You joined the Old Xav Community on the recent Penfolds Virtual Wine Tasting, did you enjoy the event?
Yes, I thought it was a great initiative and...
Stress Management and Peak Performance Power Hour with Nick Dimattina OX 2005 Tuesdays at 11:30am.
Nick hosted the first of three fabulous Power Hours of Meditation for Peak Performance on Tuesday 1 September and shared with the group his journey to...
OXA Virtual Beer Tasting Brick Lane Brewing
You are invited to join us for a special OXA Virtual Beer Tasting event featuring Brick Lane Brewing hosted by Paul O’Sullivan (OX 1986) Investo...
Jon Purcell OX 1989 talks about the concept of vertical schools.
With a rising inner urban population across Australian cities and increasingly scarce land availability, vertical schools are on the rise across Austr...
The Life and Times of a very funny Old Xav – Tony Moclair OX 1987 by Jock O'Keefe OX 1959
Q: You were aged 3 when your parents and your five brothers and sisters bid farewell to Ireland. Next stop was Australia. What was the attraction in O...
OXA Presents Remember the days of the old school yard.
Join Roly Howard, Graham Sharp, Graham O'Rourke and Paul Henderson for a trip down memory lane.

Come armed with questions and recollections...
You and your family are invited to the Xavier College Revere Dinner 2020.
We welcome you to be part of this exciting Xavier College REVERE Dinner community event. With so many of the College’s events being postponed or...
A new era for our beloved magazine
Xavier News has connected generations of Xaverians for 37 years, capturing moments in history, sharing stories of generosity and strengthening a commu...
XC 150 and Beyond Building the Future A Message from the College Rector Fr Chris Middleton
The decisions announced this week around the future direction of Xavier are indeed of great significance; ones that will affect every part of the Coll...
OXA Virtual Wine Tasting: Penfolds Collection Save the date.
You’re invited to join us for a special OXA Wine Tasting featuring Penfolds wines hosted by Chris Coburn (OX 2002).
Be amongst the first in ...
From the archives: 1984 1st XVIII Premiership – a reflection.
Photo: Vaughan Carlin leads the 1st XV111 onto the field

As I dig through an old box in the garage I find my memorabilia from the 1984 Xavie...
The Richards Report and Fable Foods
Fable is a delicious alternative to slow cooked meats like pulled pork, braised beef and beef brisket. Co-founded by Old Xaverian Michael Fox (OX 1998...
Qantas Boeing 747 jumbo jet retirement: Veteran pilot says goodbye to 'Queen of the skies' Josh Dye traveller.com.au
Captain Mark Kelly (OX 1974) has timed his retirement to perfection. The veteran Qantas pilot made a career out of flying the Boeing 747 aircraft, fon...
A minute with Josh Evans OX 2007 Co-owner Banter and Sonny Boy NYC
The combination of an all-day eatery with the affable charm a great café and the culinary expertise of a fine restaurant is a distinctly Austra...
OXA Q&A Session Managing Life Through A Pandemic
With Victoria in the grip of the 2nd wave of Covid-19, many of us sit in a place we never expected to be. Words such as lockdown, Covid fatigue and re...
Memory Lane: 2009 the first APS Athletics Victory Since 1991
Photo: Tim Golds powers Xavier College to
victory in the U17 4 x 400.

APS Heats Day saw Xavier athletes run with great
determination and ...
OXA Golf Day 2020 POSTPONED
Monday 9 November
11.45 am
Royal Melbourne Golf Club
Details to follow.
The Future of the Office Market
As many of us look to work from home for the long term; Simon Hunt (OX 1981) Managing Director, Office Leasing at Colliers International takes a look ...
Locked Down Trivia
Run by Micheal Nunan (OX 2000)
Every Friday Night
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Zoom

Play at home with your family and/or round up some Old Xav mate...
Vale David Quin OX 1947
The passing of Dr David Wyndham Quin AM (OX 1947)
24/09/1928 - 02/07/2020

David Quin was born in 1928. Right amidst the Great Depression an...
Six Fascinating Jesuits You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
A Hollywood Jesuit

Daniel Lord, SJ, was a mass-media star long before Twitter and YouTube. He wrote more than 90 books, 300 Catholic pamphlets,...
Hong Kong Reunion
It is with great excitement that we can report we were able to hold the first OXA Reunion for 2020 on Thursday 18 June in Hong Kong.

26 Old X...
3rd generation Burke Family's BYRONSVALE Vineyard & Accommodation BENDIGO
The Burke family are a proud 3rd generation Old Xaverian family with Michael Burke OX 1953, Michael's younger brother Gerald Burke OX 1956, Micha...
OXA AFL Q&A Session
On Thursday 21 May the OXA held a very successful and entertaining AFL Q&A Session. Andrew Dillon, Paul Connors, Simon Lethlean and Dan Hannebery ...
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