Marist College Ashgrove

Marist College Ashgrove

Name: Marist College Ashgrove

Group: Institutional Location

Type: Educational College (Secondary)

Years at Location: 1940-Current

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The School’s Motto is Latin: ‘Viriliter Age’ (Act Courageously), and was adopted in 1957.

The Australian historian Humphrey McQueen was educated at the College in the 1950s.

Impact on Brisbane Society

The location had been St. Jude’s Seminary, where the Mission of the Most Holy Eucharist was established in 1929-1930. The land had been the 16-hectare (40-acre) estate of the late Dr. Taylor, next to his ‘Glenlyon’. The College was founded in 1940 as a Catholic day and boarding primary and secondary school for boys.


Marist College website ; Retrieved on 17 June 2019.

Farrelly, Mark. Canvas of Dreams: a History of Marist College Ashgrove to 1990, Marist College Ashgrove, Ashgrove, Qld, 1990.

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Marist college, Ashgrove. Photographer: bertknot from scarborough. []