About this Blog

This Blog is compiled by Br John McMahon.  He can be contacted at john.mcmahon@marists.org.au

John grew up in Melbourne attending Marcellin College Camberwell and then Bulleen.  He joined the Marist Brothers in 1964.  After completing a B.Sc Hons he began teaching at St Patrick's College in 1971.  He moved to St Paul's College Traralgon in 1973 remaining there until 1981.  In 1982 he became Principal of Marcellin College, Bulleen, a position he held until the close of 1989. During the following three years he undertook further studies in Spirituality in Rome and then in London completing doctoral studies at the Institute of Education, University College London.  The topic of his thesis is 'Educational Vision: A Marist Perspective'. On returning to Australia in 1993 John took up the position of Principal of Sacred Heart College, Adelaide.   In 1999 the Marist Brothers appointed him to the position of Director of Champagnat Education, a position he held for twelve years. In 2010 he was appointed national Director of Marist Tertiary Programs, a position he currently holds.

 John McMahon in his office.

John McMahon in his office.