Saint Carthage’s Catholic Church in Silverton, NSW. Photographer: Tim Nichols.
(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.’Â 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|
Speaker: Fr George Connolly.
Venue: MacKillop Centre North Sydney
|Topic: Catherine Connolly, Governess, Wife: a Catholic Family, Carcoar, 1868.|
Bookings will be required. Members will have a booking form mailed with November Newsletter.