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About the College

College Principals


Brother Alphonsus Delany
Founder of Holy Cross College

"There is no doubt the vision, the business acumen, the dynamic energy and confidence of Brother Alphonsus DELANY mark him as the founder of Holy Cross."
- 1991 College Magazine


Br Fintan O'Neill
1891

Br Andrew Dwyer
1891-93, 1899-1904

Br Joseph McDonald
1894

Br Stanislaus Bergin
1895

Br Louis Hunt
1896

Br Anthony Lee
1897

Br Dominic Rickerby
1898

Br Boniface Carroll
1905-07, 1912-19

Br Beningnus Kealy
1908-11, 1923-24

Br Canice Grimes
1920-22, 1925

Br Celsus Daly
1926-28

Br Austin O'Connell
1929-36

Br Alphonsus Eviston
1937-39

Br Aloysius Hannigan
1940-43, 1948-54

Br Charles Cody
1944

Br Anthony Phelan
1945-47

Br John Gallagher
1955-56, 1960-65

Br Norbert Phelan
1957-59

Br Patrick Lovegrove
1966-68

Br Mark Ryan
May 1968-70

Br Stephen Aitken
1971-80

Br Philip Mulhall*
1981-86

Br Anthony Visser
1986^-2000

Mr Frank Malloy
Acting 1998

Br Matthew Mahoney
2001-02

Mr Garry Williams
2003-08

Mr Adam Taylor
2009-2016

Mr Phillip Stewart
2017-


* Photo of Brother Philip Mulhall taken in 1998.
^ Brother Anthony became acting principal in 1986 when Brother Philip was overseas.