When Pope Francis began his pontificate he focused on two Christian virtues in particular. They were joy and mercy. Both are worth noting as we reflect on the spirit that… Continue reading The joy of the Gospel
This is the gold-stamped image on the front board of the altar missal belonging to William Willson, first Bishop of Hobart Town. It depicts the Coronation by angels of the… Continue reading HERITAGE TREASURES: 19th Century Altar Missal
The Church of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart occupies a prominent site at the heart of the Northern Midlands village of Ross, a beautiful settlement which, with its historic… Continue reading HERITAGE TREASURES: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ross.
Our remarkable Catholic heritage includes elegant churches by Henry Hunter, Tasmania’s most prolific nineteenth-century architect, and the largest collection of objects outside Britain and Ireland designed by Pugin, the close… Continue reading HERITAGE TREASURES: Crucifix & candlesticks a reminder of the very beginnings of the Church in Tasmania