Please pray for the repose of the soul of Father Anthony Victor Smith SJ, who died at St Paul’s Residential Care, Northbridge, NSW, in the late afternoon of 18 February, aged 70 years.
1947 (June) Born in Perth, WA
Educated at St Louis School, Claremont, WA
1965-66 Novitiate at Loyola College, Watsonia, Vic.
1967-69 Philosophy at Loyola College, Watsonia, Vic.
1970-72 St Louis School, Claremont, WA: Bachelor of Arts degree at University of WA
1973-74 Regency at St Ignatius’ College, Riverview, NSW
1975-78 Theology at Jesuit Theological College, Parkville, Vic.: ordained 03 Dec 1977 in Perth; resident at Newman College, Parkville, in 1978
1979-82 St Ignatius’ College, Riverview, NSW: sportmaster, prefect of discipline, teacher of Religion and English
1983 Tertianship at Canisius College, Pymble (Tert Instr Fr Gerald Coleman SJ)
1984 Internship at St Xavier High School, Cincinatti, Ohio, USA, then Jesuit Community, Fordham University, New York: completing a Diploma in Educational Administration at Graduate School of Education, Lincoln Centre, Fordham U
1985-2003 St Aloysius’ College, Milsons Point, NSW: Vice-Rector, coordinator of Religious Education in Senior School, teacher of Religion and Modern History (1985).
From 1986 Headmaster, teacher of Religion and Study Methods
2004-2012 Sacred Heart Residence, North Sydney, NSW: superior (until 2008), parish priest, minister (from 2010)
2013-14 St Ignatius’ College, Riverview, NSW: assisted with school chaplaincy, chaplain to Old Ignatians’ Union
2015-18 Arrupe House, Pymble, NSW: pastoral ministry (Res: St Paul’s Residential Care, 27 Eastern Valley Way, Northbridge NSW 2063)
6.30pm, Tuesday, 27 February 2018 at St Aloysius’ College Chapel, Milsons Pt.
Requiem Mass and Funeral
10.30am, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at St Mary’s Church, North Sydney, followed by refreshments and then burial at Macquarie Park Cemetery.