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Catholic Church in Australia: Catholic Church in Australia
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Meet Mary MacKillop by Sally Murphy; Sonia Martinez (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2013-08-01
Mary MacKillop is Australia’s first saint. She was born in the 1800s and devoted her life to teaching children. Mary believed everyone should have the chance to learn, no matter how rich or poor they are. In 1866 she set up her first school and founded an order of nuns called the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. The Sisters continue to do the good work Mary started. From Ned Kelly to Saint Mary Mackillop, Captain Cook to Douglas Mawson, the Meet... series of picture books tells the exciting stories of the men and women who shaped Australian history.
Significant People by Barrett, Rees
Call Number: NFS 994.0099 BAR
Publication Date: 2009
The Modern Catholic Encyclopedia by Michael Glazier; Monika Hellwig
Publication Date: 2004-10-01
This authoritative encyclopedia combines a wealth of information with an attractive, easy-to-read format into a reference of value for professionals, parishes, and families alike.
A short presentation illustrating the historical changes to Catholic Church during late modernity and post-modernity periods and their implications for the Religious Education classrooms of Australia.
Trove- Catholic Church in Australia
Catholic Church in Australia
The Catholic Church in Australia is served by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, which is the permanent collegial assembly of the Bishops of Australia.
Time Line of the Catholic Church in Australia
A timeline of key events in the Church’s history in Australia
Catholics in Australia
The first Catholics to reside in Australia arrived with the First Fleet in 1788. They were mostly Irish convicts, together with a few Royal Marines. One-tenth of all convicts transported to Australia were Catholic, and half of these were born in Ireland, while a good proportion of the others were English-born but of Irish extraction.