History of Gleeson College Houses
The names of the four College Houses reflect the history associated with the development of Gleeson College and the Golden Grove area.
Damiani House - is named after Mrs. Jenny Damiani, who was the first chairperson of the Gleeson College Board and of the interim Board that established Gleeson College.
Fyfe House - is named after Sr. Margaret Fyfe, a Brigidine nun, who worked with Catholic families in the area when it was still rural.
Hughes House - is named after Fr Don Hughes OMI, who was parish priest of St David's Parish, Tea Tree Gully when Gleeson College was established.
McDonald House - is named after John McDonald, Director of Catholic Education, who was instrumental in the concept of a shared campus.