The Catholic Church in Australia

  • First Public mass

    Said by father Dixon
  • First priests arrive

    The First Priests in AustraliaFr. Therry and Fr. Connolly arrive in Australia
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    Bishops appointed

    The Bishops are appointed all around Australia
  • The Catholic Church is divided

    The Catholic church in Australia is divided into Archdioses' and provinces
  • First Cardinal

    Archbishop Gilroy becomes the first Australian Cardinal.
  • Resumption of State Aid to catholic schools

    State gives catholic schools money.