O'Connor - Blue
Sister Mary O’Connor belongs to the “The Sisters of Mercy” and was the founding Principal of St Luke’s. She was appointed in 1988 and retired at the end of 2000. The celebration of her contribution to St Luke’s occurs on in Term 2.
McSweeney – Red
Father Nicholas McSweeney was ordained on February 1987. He was the first Parish Priest at St Luke’s and celebrated the first Mass of the St Luke’s Parish on 28th February 1987. We celebrate his contribution to St Luke’s community on this date.
Laurence – Green
Father Laurence Murphy was a Salvatorian Priest and became the new Parish Priest at St Luke’s in June 1991. He took on the enormous task of building the Catholic community as well as overseeing the building of the church. Father Laurence finished his time at St Luke’s during 2001. We celebrate his ordination on the 14th November each year.
MacKillop – Gold
Mary Helen MacKillop was born on the 15th of January 1842 and dedicated her life to God and Jesus. She is the first Australian saint and was canonised on October 12th 2010 . Saint Mary MacKillop was known for her work with the poor and setting up orphanages. We celebrate her feast day on the 8th of August.