Inspiration From Our Founders

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    Inspiration From Our Founders

  • mass for the catholics begins

  • mass for the catholics ends

  • fr john joseph therry and fr phillip connolly arrive

  • there was about 10 catholic schools in the country

  • catholic schools began to recive some goverment assistance

  • campaigns for free education begun

  • the good samaritan sisters was founded by Polding

  • catholic schools stoped reciving government assistance

  • the sisters of st joseph was founded by fr julian tenison

  • josephites were running 35 schools

  • ever state passed an education act between 1872 and 1893

  • there was 815 sisters teaching in schools

  • the christian brothers had 115 brothers teaching in 30 schools

  • the number of sisters exceeded 5000