1978 Parish History Ch. 6

Featured Image (above): St Joseph’s Catholic Church Jerilderie July 2014 CHAPTER 6  EARLY PASTORS AND A BRUSH WITH BUSHRANGERS The Missionary District of Corowa, which covered such a large area, was in the care of two priests during the early years; Father Michael Slattery was assisted by Father Richard Kiely. During the period of almost […]

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1978 Parish History Ch. 13

WAHGUNYAH CATHOLICISM AND THE MASS TREE (Contributed by Mrs Eileen Brown, Wahgunyah) We should begin at Beechworth, perhaps, because in the very early days Wahgunyah was part of Beechworth parish. The late Me A E (Bert) Parry, for many years manager of the Wahgunyah flour mill until its closure in 1941, said that Wahgunyah Catholic […]