2 results for tag: Fr John Joseph Therry

10:30am Solemn Mass for the Bicentenary of the arrival of Fr John Joseph Therry – 9th May 2021

Join us to celebrate the Historic occasion on Sunday 9th May at 10:30am. Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP and concelebrated by Bishops and Priests of Australia

10:30am Solemn Mass – Commemorating the Bi-Centenary of the arrival of Fr John Joseph Therry

Click here to watch the Livestream of the 10:30am Solemn Mass at St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney on Sunday 3rd May 2020   Brief History of Fr John Joseph Therry The years leading up to 1820 saw the government conduct a commission to allow for Catholic Priests to formally return to the colony and on 3rd May 1820 the arrival of Fr. John Joseph Therry and Fr. Philip Conolly saw the reformulation of the Catholic faith not only in Sydney, but throughout Australia. Fr. Conolly was sent to Tasmania, whilst Fr. Therry remained in Sydney. Upon his arrival, it was said that Therry had a vision of a mighty church of golden stone dedicated to the Blessed ...