• First Mass Held By Fr. Receveur

  • Christian Brothers Founded By Edmund Ignatius Rice

  • First Public Mass Said By Fr. Dixon

  • Fr. Jeremiah O'Flynn Arrived

  • Frs. Therry and Conolly First Offical Prists Arrive

  • First Catholic Church Built

  • Bede Polding Becomes First Catholic Bishop

  • Robert Wilson First Archbishop Of Hobart

  • Period: to

    John Brady Becomes Bishop of Perth

  • The Catholic Church Is Divided Into Provinces And Dioceses

  • St. Vincent de Paul Society Is Created

  • St. Mary's Cathedral Is Destroyed By Fire

  • Christian Brothers arrive in Melbourne

  • Period: to

    Church Schools Not Funded

  • Roger Vaughan Becomes ArchBishop Of Sydney

  • Patrick Francis Moran appointed Archbishop of Sydney

  • Archbishop Moran made Cardinal

  • Death of Mary McKillop

  • St. Patrick's Cathedral Melbourne completed

  • Death of Archbishop Mannix

  • John Paul II visits Australia

  • John Paul II visits Australia for Beatification of Mary McKillop

  • St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney completed

  • Mary Makilop Becomes A Saint