The name Aquinas has a prominent history in the life of Xavier High School. Aquinas College for boys, run by the Christian Brothers, was an important part of the Albury Catholic community before the creation of Xavier High School in 1983.
Thomas Aquinas is one of the most important theologians in the Catholic Church. His writings continue to have a profound influence on people. His most famous and enduring piece of writing deals with conscience and the willingness of people to do the right thing.
Thomas Aquinas had a strong commitment to God. He believed that personal and communal enlightenment came from education.