Author Archives: A tribute to Influential Australian Christians

Influential Catholics

Influential Catholics A listing of influential Australian Catholics Advertisements

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A tribute to the congregations of two rural churches

A tribute to the congregations of two rural churches Two former churches few km apart in Central Victoria. Postcode 3645.

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Christian associations and organisations

Christian associations and organisations Christian associations and organisations are listed below

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Christian Medical and Dental Fellowship of Australia

Christian Medical and Dental Fellowship of Australia Springing out of the evangelical student movements, a visionary group of doctors founded the Christian Medical Fellowship of Australia in 1949.

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James Harold

James Harold (1744 – 1830) Catholic priest Several Irishmen were flogged, and Harold with others was banished to Norfolk Island. There he conducted a school when his health permitted. He repeatedly petitioned Governor Philip Gidley King for permission to minister … Continue reading

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The convict priests

The first Catholic priests to arrive in the colony of New South Wales were convicts. These were James Harold in 1800, quickly followed by James Dixon and Peter O’Neil.

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Peter O’Neil

Peter O’Neil (1757 – 1846) Roman Catholic priest O’Neil was accused of sanctioning the murder of a United Irishman suspected of being a government spy; O’Neil refused, or was unable, to give information about it, was arrested, received 275 lashes … Continue reading

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