Mary Immaculate School turns 100

As our school approaches its Centenary in 2017, we are searching for past students, teachers, parents and school staff who attended or worked at Mary Immaculate School (St Joseph’s Convent/The Ipswich Road Convent) in the past decades. We would love to hear from you and invite you to join us for our Centenary celebrations on the weekend of April 29/30th, 2017. On Saturday, 29th April, the school is hosting a Night Under the Stars reunion celebration in the school grounds from 4 pm to 8 pm. This will be a ticketed event with the price to be confirmed. Our special guest will be Hugh Lunn, celebrated author of the best selling childhood memoir, Over the Top with Jim, recounting his school days at Mary Immaculate Primary school in the 1950s.

On Sunday, 30th April, Archbishop Mark Coleridge will celebrate our Centennial mass in Mary Immaculate Church, followed by a Sunday Roast lunch in the grounds of Mary Immaculate School. Please join us on Facebook: Search: Mary Immaculate Centenary  Celebrations or follow us on Instagram: maryimm100 to follow the fun and discover details for events.

Alternatively, watch this newsletter or visit our website: to find our more details as they become available for our Centenary Celebrations.

As part of our celebrations, we are also requiring any photos, newsletters, awards, videos, or general memorabilia from your involvement/time at Mary Immaculate School. We will take great care with your treasures and will return all artefacts at the end of the weekend. If you have anything you would like to share please contact Leanne Delaney 0418154437 or email: or contact the Parish Office 07 3848 1107 email:  or Mary Immaculate School Office: email: or call  07 3848 8965.

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at our celebrations next year!

Kind regards

Leanne Delaney

Chairman Centenary Committee MIA 2017


St Elizabeth’s Fete is on today!

The fete for Saint Elizabeth’s School, Tarragindi, is on TODAY – Sunday 27th July 2014, 10:00am to 3:00pm.SE fete ad 2014

Roll Up! Roll Up! The St Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary School warmly invites you for this year’s annual school fete. The children, parents and teachers have been working hard to ensure that the fete is a great success. St Elizabeth’s second hand book stall is well known for its great quality at bargain prices and this year will be no exception. Quality bargains will also be found in the second hand clothes stall. There will be a wide range of delicious home-baked goods on offer at our exceptional cake stall. The gift and craft stall will again feature a range of unique homemade crafts and well-priced direct factory-sourced merchandise. Come and enjoy the delicious food, refreshing drinks, awesome rides, Devonshire tea and wonderful community atmosphere. Plenty of child-friendly entertainment with a “Circus” theme should ensure a great day out for the whole family.

The fete is on Sunday 27th July 10am-3pm. 55 Effingham St, Tarragindi.