Australian Catholic Historical Society Program for 2019.
This information is correct as at 2 December 2018, but changes can occur.
|17 February||Laudato Si’: a case for action or wasted opportunity?||Professor Neil Ormerod FACTA Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, Australian Catholic University.|
|* 24 March|
1:30 pm start for this meeting
|1:30pm Annual General Meeting|
Continuity and Change: Contexts and Meanings in some Spanish Liturgical Chant Manuscripts in the Rare Books Collection of Fisher Library
|Dr Jane Morlet Hardie FAHA Medieval and Early Modern Centre University of Sydney. Formerly: Sydney Conservatorium of Music.|
|* 28 April||St Michael the Archangel, Wollombi: the Church that moved and was paid for three times.||Gael Winnick Co-author (with Alison Plumber) of the history of St Michael’s Church.|
|19 May||The cultural patronage of Archbishop John Bede Polding, 1834-1877.||Assoc. Professor Peter Cunich: Department of History University of Hong Kong.|
|16 June||‘Pauper, Servus, et Humilis’?: The ‘special destiny ethos’ and Irish Catholic Identity in the 20th Century.||Professor Irene Whelan: Professor of History and Irish Studies Manhattan College Purchase, NY, USA.|
|21 July||“Humbly relying on the blessing of Almighty God”: Patrick McMahon Glynn — from Irish Lawyer to Australian Statesman.||John Kennedy McLaughlin AM Formerly: Associate Judge Supreme Court of NSW|
|18 August||Fiction and the moral imagination||Robin Hughes AO Writer and producer for radio and television Formerly: Chair, Council of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School Latterly: Pro-Chancellor, ANU (Canberra)|
|15 September||Faith at “World’s End”: Father Angelo Confalonieri and the first Catholic Mission to Northern Australia||Professor Mark McKenna: Department of History, University of Sydney|
|20 October||Developments in Mariology since Vatican II: a global perspective||Professor M Isabell Naumann ISSM President: Catholic Institute of Sydney|
|17 November||Disentangling the McGirrs of Colonial NSW||Rev Dr Colin Fowler OP Formerly: Parish-priest (2004-2013) and historian St Bede’s, Pyrmont. NSW|
|14 December||Annual Mass and Christmas Lunch||MacKillop Centre North Sydney (12:00pm)|
Sydney Meetings for 2019
Location, time and contact: Sunday afternoons at 2.00pm (unless otherwise stated) in the Crypt of St Patrick’s at Church Hill [Grosvenor Street], The Rocks. Admission is free and does not require membership of ACHS, but a donation is welcome
Further information see: ACHS website. [https://www.australiancatholichistoricalsociety.com.au].
4 March. Presenter: Katharine Massam Topic: “Thrice Three Times” Benedictine women at New Norcia
3 June. Presenter: Dr Dianne Hall. Topic: “Irish Catholics and Race in 19th century Australia.”
2 September. Presenter: Val Noone. Topic: “From Berlin to Beagle Bay: Daniel O’Donovan Irish Monk”.
11 November. Presenter: TBA. Topic: TBA
Time and Location: 2:00pm. Yarra Theological Union Study Centre, Classroom 1. 29 Albion Street Box Hill.