On 1st September 2014, Mater Christi Secondary School and Patrician College Finglas, amalgamated under the name of NEW CROSS COLLEGE. The school is a Catholic Co-Educational Voluntary Secondary School and is under the Co-Trusteeship of the Religious Sisters of Charity and Le Cheile Schools Trust. It is located in the original Mater Christi school building on Cappagh Road.
The official opening of the school by the Minister for Education Skills Jan O’Sullivan T D, took place on Wednesday 23rd September 2015. It was a sunny Autumn day and as all the necessary renovations in the building had been completed, the school looked bright, vibrant and welcoming. The ceremony began in the front hall, where a plaque was unveiled by the Minister, and a prayer of blessing read by the school chaplain – Fr Eamonn Cahill.