Catholic timeline

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    George Morley

    George Morley was a Anglican bishop in England . He was then the bishop of Worcester and Winchester.
  • De la salle brothers

    The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, also known as the Christian Brothers, French Christian Brothers, Lasallian Brothers, or De La Salle Brothers is a Roman Catholic religious school, it was originally founded in France but is now based in Rome,Italy.
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    James Dixon

    Roman Catholic priest, James Dixon was born in 1758 . He completed his course in 1784 and became curate at crossabeg parish. He was then arrested in 1798 for participating in the Irish rebellion. He was found guilty and sentenced to life. Dixon arrived in New South Wales on the 16th of January,1800. On the 19th of April in 1803 governor Philip gilded allowed dixion permission to excessive his duty as a priest. On the 15 of may 1803 dixion participated in the first public mass.
  • The presentation sisters

    They are a religious institution of Roman Catholic women. They reached out to poor families through education including primary and secondary schooling. It was founded in 1775.
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    Mary reibey

    Mary Reuben is one of the most known early convict women in the colonel of New South Wales . She was known as a extremely successful business woman in the New South Wales Australian colony.
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    Father Phillip Connolly

    Phillip Connolly was a pioneer catholic priest in van Siemens land . He arrived in Hobart in 1821. He was the first permanently appointed chaplain. Her served bond. His role wa sto prepare convicted felons for death.
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    Early settlement

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    Jeremiah o’flynn

    Catholic priest, Jeremiah o Flynn was born on 25th of dec 1788. He studied with the franciscans at Killarney before entering a Cistercian monastery at lulworth abbey,England. Where he then became a monk. He then toke refuge there after its expulsion from France in 1790. In 1813 he was ordained deacon and went with other Trappist monks to establish a mission in the West Indies. This mission was then expelled from Martinique by the British governor. He was allowed to remain a pastor of Santa Cruz.
  • First fleet arrive in Sydney

    First fleet arrive in Sydney
    The name first fleet was given as 11 ships which sailed from Great Britain on 13 may 1787. This was the start to the European colony in New South Wales. Their plan was to send thousands of prisoners to Australia to make convict settlements. This fleet was led by Arthur Phillip, this journey lasted eight months.
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    John therry

    John therry was an Irish Roman Catholic priest in Sydney, Australia. John therry was responsible for building multiple churches around Australia. He is mostly known for building st bede church in Appin, which is actually the oldest Catholic Church still in use in Australia mainland.
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    John bede polding

    Johns parents died so his uncle was his guardian. He toke the name of bede in honour of the saint and his uncle. He was then ordained priest by bishop poynter. In 1834 he was appointed bishop. Polding first arrived in Hobart in august 1835. He then went to Sydney on the 13th of sep 1835. The authorities soon realised he was a good influence and decided all convicts were to spend some time with him. Polding was the founder multiple churches and the organisation ‘sisters of the Good Samaritan.’
  • Christian brothers congregation

    They are a worldwide religious community within the Catholic Church. They ran most children’s homes in Australia. They were founded in 1802
  • First catholic mass

    First catholic mass
    The first Catholics to come to Australia arrived in the first fleet, they were mostly Irish convicts. One tenth of all the convicts were catholic and half of them were born in Ireland. Most of the rest were english or Scottish.
  • Castle hill uprising

    Castle hill uprising
    The castle hill rebellion of 1804 was Australia’s very first uprising. This rebellion was led by convicts against the colonial authority of the British colony of New South Wales, in the area of the castle hill,Sydney.
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    Caroline Chisholm

    Caroline became a catholic in 1831, in her time she worked on improving conditions on the ships and arranged for many families of convicts to be transported for free to Australia so they can reunite with loved ones.
  • The rum rebellion

    The rum rebellion
    On the 26th of January 1808, the rum rebellion took place when 400+ New South Wales soldiers. This rebellion was led by major George Johnston. They marched from their barracks and arrested governor willliam Bligh. This day was also significant as it was the 20th anniversary of their arrival in the colony.
  • Sisters of charity

    The sisters of charity was founded in 1815. The institution cared for the sick and poor. In 1834 they founded st Vincent Dublin, the first hospital run by religious women.
  • Marist brothers

    Marist brothers
    The Marist brothers also known as Marist brothers of the school is a community of catholic religious international institute of brothers. st marcellin champagnat, a priest from France founded the Marist brothers. His goal was to educate younge neglected people. They mainly worked in schools, parishes, religious retreats, spiritual accompaniment, young adult ministry and overseas missions.
  • St Mary’s cathedral

    St Mary’s cathedral
    The very first st Mary’s was built on land given to the church in the early settlement. Father john Joseph Therry petitioned for land to have the first ever catholic chapel on it and governor Macquarie accepted this request in 1820. The site was near the convicts barracks and convict garden. Governor Macquarie laid the foundation stone in oct 1821. The churched raised funds fir several years and only just got a roof on the building in 1831. The very first mass was celebrated in December 1833.
  • Catholic Church organisation in Tasmania

    Catholic Church organisation in Tasmania
    The Catholic Church is a worldwide organisation led by the pope. This arrived in Tasmania in 1821. Already having Irish believers in Australia since 1788. The church then started a number of homes for kids in Tasmania.
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    William Davis

    William Davis was born on 13th of nov 1821. He was the fourth of 11 kid in his family. He was educated at blue coat school, London. His two oldest siblings traveled to Australia. He shortly followed and arrived in Sydney on 31 dec 1837 the rest fo his family migrated in 1842.
  • St. John’s

    St. John’s
    St. John’s is an Anglican Church located in Tasmania, it is the oldest church. It was built in 1824. The church has been modified since then and the original remains of the church is the tower and the window of the nave.
  • The beginning of catholic education

    The beginning of catholic education
    The beginning of the catholic education started when therry and Connolly started a significant development in 1820. By 1833 there was around ten catholic schools in Australia. During this time catholic schools received government assistance. Free and compulsory education began in the 1850’s. After a while the government ran out of money, with no money to pay teachers they reached out to sisters and brothers of the church from Ireland and other European countries.
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    Formative years

  • Sisters of mercy

    Sisters of mercy are a congregation of catholic women founded in 1831 by Catherine McCauley.
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    Fr Julian tension woods

    Julian was referred to as father woods he was a catholic priest and a geologist. He was a co founder of the congregation of sisters of t Joseph of the sacred heart in 1866
  • Society of st Vincent de paul

    Society of st Vincent de paul
    The society was founded in 1833 to help improve peoples living situations in Paris.
  • Church acts

    Church acts are about perusing the right things to do, for example mowing lawns, jobs and looking after kids etc. making things right and doing things right to become better and act better.
  • Old st Stephens church

    Old st Stephens church
    Old st Stephens church is a heritage listed Roman Catholic Church . It was built in 1849 to 1850 by Alexandra goold and Andrew Petrie. The church is also known as pugin chapel. The church is the oldest serving church building in Brisbane.
  • Immigration from Britain and Ireland

    Immigration from Britain and Ireland
    Irish immigration to Britain. From the beginining this was noting knew to immigrant even before (1845-1849).up to this time Britain always had been the prime destination of Irish immigrants sometime their move was just temporary for work maybe but most of the time it was a permanent move.
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    St Francis church

    St Francis church was built between 1841 and 1845, it was designed by Samuel Jackson. St Francis church was the earliest surviving Catholic Church in Victoria. It is still here today making it the oldest church in Victoria on its original site.
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    Mary MacKillop

    Mary MacKillop was a Australian religious sister who was declared a saint by the Catholic Church. She is the patron saint of sexual abuse victims as she was known for her role in exposing a pedophile priest. She was a nun and during her ice she helped educate children and caring for orphans, homeless and elderly people.
  • St. John’s pro cathedral

    St. John’s pro cathedral
    St. John’s pro cathedral was the principal place of worship for the Roman Catholic community in Perth from 1844 to 1865.
  • St Patrick’s church

    St Patrick’s church
    St Patrick’s was the first Catholic Church in Adelaide, 1845. They replaced the original building in 1914.
  • Gold rush

    Gold rush
    The biggest gold rush was started in 1850, it was started in New South Wales. Many people came from other places in Australia but people also came from Great Britain, Poland, Germany. Thousands of people came in the hope of discovering gold and becoming rich.
  • Eureka stockade

    Eureka stockade
    The eureka stockade is the name given to the rebellion by gold miners in Ballarat, Victoria. This rebellion took place on December,3, 1854. The miners how immigrated to Australia refused to pay a license fee to look for gold. The battle went for 20 minutes and more than 30 people were killed during this time.
  • Good Samaritan sisters

    A congregation led by bede polding
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    Archbishop mannix

    Daniel patrick mannix was catholic bishop.
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    Growth years

  • Establishment of the Maronite eparchy

    On may 8th the Maronite patitarch sent two priests to Sydney, they did this after realising the need to establish a Maronite mission in Australia.
  • Federation

    The federation of Australia was the process by which the six British self governing colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria,Tasmania, south Australia and Western Australia. They agreed to unite and form the commonwealth.
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    White Australian policy

    Whitlam labor government definitively renounced the white Australian policy. This policy stopped all non European ethnic origin, especially Asian and Pacific Islanders from immigrating to Australia.
  • World War One

    World War One
    World war 1 was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 1914-1918
  • The depression years

    The depression years
    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place in 1930”s. It began in the United States. Australia suffered high unemployment,poverty,low profits,deflation. This is just some of the things that resulted in australia.
  • Vatican II

    The second ecumenical council of the Vatican also known as the second Vatican council or Vatican II, leaders of the church community.
  • Conscription debate

    Prime minister Robert Menzies declared to the nation that Australia was at war with Germany. Australia wasn’t prepared and didn’t have enough armed forces prepared before hand. During the war years Australians had been given the question “should the government have the power to force its citizens into military service?”. After the huge death toll of ww1 most Australians believed men shouldn’t be forced into participating.
  • The labor party split

    In 1955 the labor party split for the third time in its history it was over anti-communist sentiment. This split helped prime minister Menzies government in power for another 17 years.
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    Contemporary society

  • The beginning of caritas in australia

    Caritas began in Australia in 1962 as the Catholic Church relief fund (CCRF) which then became the catholic overseas relief committee in 1964. In 1996 this agency then became CARITAS AUSTRALIA. Caritas is a Latin word which means love and compassion.
  • World youth day (WYD)

    This was a catholic youth festival that’s started of the 15th of July to the 20 July in Sydney Australia. This was the first world youth day held in Australia. This meeting was decided by Pope Benedict.