The Australian Catholic Historical Society has been established since 1940. It is our aim to promote interest, recording, and research in Australia’s Catholic history. We invite you to check out these pages and to become a Member.
CATHOLIC THOUGHT AND CATHOLIC ACTION BOOK
In Feb 2023, Connor Court published James Franklin’s Catholic Thought and Catholic Action: Scenes from Australian Catholic Life … Catholic Weekly story … review
ST MARY’S SYDNEY BICENTENARY
The Catholic Weekly of 23 Oct 2022 has an extended commemorative edition on the bicentenary of St Mary’s Church (later Cathedral), including extensive coverage of the world of 1821.
TRIBUTES TO RICHARD CONNOLLY
The 2022 $1000 MacGinley award for work on Australian Catholic history has been awarded to South Australian scholar Jodie Vandepeer for her article ‘The Atelier of the St. Dominic’s Priory’ … media release … story in The Southern Cross
TIMELINE AND RESOURCES
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land and celebrate their ongoing culture and contribution to society.
Crowds watch the Eucharistic Congress procession, Newcastle, 1938. Image credit: phototimetunnel.com.
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