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there will be times when we ‘bother’ our staff, students and families, so they are prompted to explore more deeply the A M D G critical issues of the world in which we live. Schools are designed to educate young people and then to send them forth into the world. We hope our young men can discern well the decisions they make about the choices presented to them. We want to foster the understanding and practice of discernment in every area of our school community. We are so grateful that so many in our community of students, National Honours staff, parents and friends are committed to generous service as men and women for others. Any true mission is clear and Two members of the Aloysian Family were honoured in relevant. It kindles a fire within us, touching our imagination the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours List and three were and giving an apostolic outlet to our passion. This fosters honoured in the 2012 Australia Day Honours List: a creativity that is willing to take chances, to respond Barney Mungoven (SAC 1941) was awarded a Medal of audaciously, even to fail – knowing we have much to learn the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to the Catholic from our mistakes. Church as a volunteer and archivist. Barney is the Archivist Being loving is perhaps the essential educational at St Mary's North Sydney and co-wrote a history of the outcome. Concern for the person is at the core of our Church on the North Side of the Harbour. He has also educational endeavour and it expresses itself in the quality been a great help to the College Archives. In recent years, of relationships. Pastoral care which enables a person to Barney has read out the list of Old Boys killed in action at feel valued and loved is an important part of this. We our annual ANZAC Day Ceremony. believe in the wisdom of that saying ‘the heart of education Nick Curtis (Friend of the College) was appointed is education of the heart’. The English poet John Keats a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service wrote to his friend Benjamin Bailey in 1817, “I am certain to the community through executive roles supporting of nothing but of the holiness of the heart's affections and medical research and health care organisations , and to the truth of imagination”. To appreciate the heart’s affections Australia-China business relations. Nick is the Executive and embrace the imagination are remarkable gifts. Yet Chairman of Lynas Corporation, Chairman of Forge to go deeper is to discern what is the holiness and truth Resources Limited, a Non-Executive Director of Conquest Mining Limited, Chairman of the private corporate advisory within those gifts. In that discernment is found a profound firm, Sino Resources Capital Pty Ltd, Chairman of Faces consolation. in the Street Urban Mental Health Research Institute at Fr Peter Hosking SJ St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, a Director of St Vincent's College Rector Health Australia Ltd and a Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Dr John Roarty (SAC 1941) was awarded a Medal in the General Division of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to medicine, particularly through contributions to THE ALOYSIAD the St Vincent’s Hospital Clinic. Rev Fr William (Bill) Uren SJ a past Provincial of the Executive Editor: Fr Peter Hosking SJ Society of Jesus in Australia, was made an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) for Editor: Murray Happ (SAC 1985) distinguished service to education as a philosopher and Assistant Editor: Magar Etmekdjian Esq bioethicist, as a commentator on contemporary issues in Australian society, as a scholar and mentor, and to the Printing: The Precision Printers Pty Ltd Catholic Church in Australia. Circulation: 10,000 Rev Fr Paul Gardiner SJ was awarded a Medal in the General Division of the Order of Australia (OAM) for E-Mail: murray.happ@staloysius.nsw.edu.au service to the community in the fields of education and religion, as Postulator for the Canonisation of Mary St Aloysius’ College Mackillop, and to the Catholic Church in Australia. Senior: 47 Upper Pitt Street, Milsons Point NSW 2061 Father Gardiner spent many years living in the College Telephone: 02 9922 1177, Fax: 02 9929 6414 Jesuit Community whilst he worked on the case for the Junior: 29 Burton Street, Milsons Point NSW 2061 canonisation of Mary Mackillop. Telephone: 02 9955 9200, Fax: 02 9955 0736 The College congratulates each of them on their award and thanks them for playing an active role in the Website: www.staloysius.nsw.edu.au betterment of our nation. Cover pic: Aloysius in Antarctica! St Aloysius’ College A Jesuit School for Boys _ Founded 1879 a l oy s i a d / page 3


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