Church

History of the Church in Australia

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    Australian Church history

  • First Fleet arrived in Australia (first catholics)

  • First priests arrived to Australia as convicts

  • First catholic schools made

  • 2086 Irish caholics in Australie

  • 10 000 catholics in Australia 374 of them were adults born and raised in Australia

  • About 10 catholic schools made

  • Catholic schools stopped receiving govenrment assistance

  • Mary Mackillop and Julian Woods - Australias first saint

  • Josephites were running over 35 schools

  • A total of 815 sisters

  • 115 brothers teaching in 30 schools

  • Over 5000 sisters teaching in schools

  • Australian catholic schools numbers grew rapidly

  • Most signifcant time for the Catholic church

  • First document on the liturgy written

  • More than one million Catholics came from other countries

  • Mary Mackillop cannonised

  • Outcome in society has changed massively