The Irish in Australia by James Francis HoganThe Irish in Australia by James Francis Hogan

The Irish in Australia

byJames Francis Hogan

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1888 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. THE CHURCH IN THE COLONIES. DEVOTED IRISH PRIESTS--FATHEK WALSH, OF OSSORY--THREE UNJUSTLY TRANSPORTED PRIESTS, FATHERS DIXON, O'NEIL, AND HAROLD--TYRANNICAL POLICY OF THE EARLY GOVERNORS--ARRIVAL OF ARCHPRIEST O'FLINN--HIS ARREST, IMPRISONMENT, AND EXPULSION FROM AUSTRALIA--INTERVENTION OF BISHOP ENGLAND--APPOINTMENT OF FATHERS THERRY AND CONOLLY AS THE FIRST COLONIAL CHAPLAINS--ANECDOTES OF "THE GOOD FATHER THERRY "--ARCHDEACON McENCROE AND HIS LABOURS--DR. ULLATHORNE--HIS ORGANISING WORK-SIR RICHARD BOURKE AS GOVERNOR--REVERSAL OF THE OLD ANTI-CATHOLIC POLICYESTABLISHMENT OF RELIGIOUS EQUALITY--ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST BISHOP, DR. POLDING--ARCHBISHOP VAUGHAN--CARDINAL MORAN--ARCHBISHOP GOOLD--THE BISHOP AND THE BUSHRANGERS--DR. GEOGHEGAN--BISHOP REYNOLDS--THE SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH--THE BEV. JULIAN E. TENISON-WOODS--BISHOP WILLSON, "THE APOSTLE OF PRISON REFORM"--DR. MURPHY, THE AUSTRALASIAN NESTOR--DR. CROKE AS BISHOP OF AUCKLAND--THE FIRST AUSTRALASIAN PLENARY COUNCIL--TRIUMPH OF CATHOLICITY IN THE COLONIES. Just as in other distant parts of the world, the light of the Gospel has been principally spread and preserved throughout the Australian colonies by the apostolic zeal and energy of Irish priests. True sons of St. Patrick, they triumphed over the grievous official persecution of the early days, they overcame the prejudices of race and creed, and they established themselves in the land by the main force of personal merit, generous self-sacrifice, and unceasing labours for the moral and spiritual welfare of their Catholic countrymen. The governmental policy at the period of the colonisation of Australia, and for a generation afterwards, was openly and avowedly to refuse to recognise the Catholic religion at all, and to regard everybody in the ...
Title:The Irish in AustraliaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217331785

ISBN - 13:9780217331784