The House System

The House System

Turner

 

The Papal keys signify that the College community is held within the faith tradition of the universal Catholic Church. This panel of the college crest is dedicated to Mary Turner, one of the founders of John Paul College. The charism of Turner is community.

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Chaminade

 

Dedicated and named after Father William Joseph Chaminade, Chaminade House is a true reflection of our founder and charism of perseverance. Marianist Boys’ College preceded John Paul College and this symbol of Mary our Mother continues today to hold significance for John Paul College.

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D'Houet

 

 

The anchor, an ancient Christian symbol of hope, is representative of Stella Maris Girls’ College established by the Faithful Companions of Jesus. Stella Maris also preceded John Paul College. This panel is dedicated to Madeleine D’Houet, the founder of the Faithful Companions of Jesus.  The charism of D’Houet is courage.

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Olsen

 

 

The dolphin represents Frankston and the Peninsula. This panel is dedicated to OJ Olsen, a benefactor of John Paul College.  The charism of Olsen is generosity.  For Olsen House the charism of generosity is truly representative of our founder. 

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