Program of Colloquia for 2013
(Amended 30 July 2013)
DATE TOPIC SPEAKER

March 17
(St Patrick’s Day)

The Annual General Meeting and Monsignor Meany, the Catholic Weekly and 2SM

Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley. Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations, Macquarie University.

April 21

Mannix, Irish Catholics and Britishness: the problem of British 'loyalty' and 'identity' from the Conscription Crisis to the end of the Anglo-Irish war.

Assoc. Professor Neville Meaney. Department of History, Sydney University

May 19

"Left-footer" linguists: the contribution of Catholic clergy to the documentation of Australian languages.

Dr Michael Walsh. Department of Linguistics, Sydney University.

June 16

Emotion in the letters of the twelfth-century lovers, Heloise and Abelard.

Dr Jennifer Carpenter. Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Sydney

July 21

Catholic pioneers of the Maitland region between 1800 and 1830: a pre-Institutional Church community.

Dr Michael Belcher [ACHS Councillor] Previously: University of Newcastle; Diocesan Pastoral Support Unit, Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle; Executive Producer ABC Radio, Newcastle.

August 18

Spying for the Holy Office: a Sydney story.

Emeritus Professor Fr Edmund Campion. Latterly: Catholic Institute of Sydney.

September 15

‘You just did your best, that’s all, and hoped for the best.’  The Sisters of Mercy and Catholic education in far Western NSW.

Dr Megan Brock RSJ. Sisters of St Joseph, Lochinvar, Consultant psychologist

October 20

"Captains of the soul”: chaplains in the Australian Army, 1913 - 2013

Dr Michael Gladwin. School of Theology, Charles Sturt University [Canberra]

November 17

The Passing of the English Christendom and the future of the Anglican Communion

Rev. Dr Bruce Kaye. Editor: The Journal of Anglican Studies

December 7
12:00 pm
(Saturday)

Christmas Lunch.
Speaker: Fr George Connolly.
Venue: MacKillop Centre North Sydney
Cost: $50.
Enquiries:Secretaryachs@gmail.com

Topic: Catherine Connolly, Governess, Wife: a Catholic Family, Carcoar, 1868.
Bookings will be required. Members will have a booking form mailed with November Newsletter.

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