Current programme

Please note that due to the restrictions caused by Covid-19, meetings of the Society are cancelled until further notice.

The Society meets in the Hanly Room of the Francis Rush Centre beside the Cathedral at 5.00pm on the third Tuesday of February (AGM) and at 5.30pm on the first Tuesday of April, June, August, and December. 

Our 2020 programme of speakers is as follows:

Date Time Venue Topic Presenter
18 February 5.00pm Hanly Room, Francis Rush Centre

PW Shannon: His Life and Times

followed by

Annual General Meeting

Mr Peter Mylne

7 April

Meeting cancelled

5.30pm Hanly Room, Francis Rush Centre Retracing the footsteps of Fr Jerome Davadi and his legacy Mr Ian Bonaccorso

9 June

Note date change

5.30pm Hanly Room, Francis Rush Centre Irish Catholic Monuments in SE Queensland Dr Robin & Dr Rodney Sullivan
4 August 5.30pm Hanly Room, Francis Rush Centre

Book Launch:

The Catholic Church in Colonial Qld       1859-1918

Dr Chris Hanlon

6 October

 

5.30pm Hanly Room, Francis Rush Centre

Book Launch:

Catholic Secondary Education in Remote Queensland: A Convent Boarding School Model

Dr Maree Ganley
1 December 5.10pm St Stephens Chapel then Hanly Room, Francis Rush Centre

Mass for deceased members

followed by

The Catholic Church in the Stanley River Parish: 1840s to 2020

 

Mr Norman Lopez

Visitors are welcome to any of our meetings in the Hanly Room. (A gold coin donation is suggested for visitors.)

 

Other events

Date Time Event Topic Co-ordinator
         
1 December 5:10pm  St Stephen’s Chapel Mass for deceased Members