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This article from The Register in 1915 traces the origins of Mothers’ Day celebrations to the medieval period, when adolescent children would be afforded a holiday from work on the fourth Sunday in Lent to ‘go a-mothering’. On such…

This article from The West Australian traces the history of Christmas carols back to the medieval period. It dates their origin to the beginning of the thirteenth century, when Francis of Assisi taught children to dance around a model of the manger…

A photograph taken by photographer Ted Hood of the crowd gathered at the Corpus Christi Mass in Manly, New South Wales, in 1934. The group of veiled women in white dress most likely represent the Legion of Mary, an association of Catholic laity who…

A photograph taken by photographer Ted Hood of Apostolic Nuncio Philip Bernardini participating in the Corpus Christi Mass at Manly, New South Wales, in 1934.

Corpus Christi is an annual feast day observed by the Catholic Church on the Thursday…

A photograph taken by photographer Ted Hood of the Corpus Christi Mass held at Manly, New South Wales, in 1934.

Corpus Christi is an annual feast day observed by the Catholic Church on the Thursday following Trinity Sunday. It celebrates the…

A photograph taken by photographer Ted Hood during the Corpus Christi Mass at Manly, New South Wales, in 1934. The picture shows a group of veiled women kneeling in the crowd. They are (less noticeably) also interspersed with men, and this group most…

A photograph taken by photographer Ted Hood of the procession following the Corpus Christi Mass at Manly, New South Wales, in 1934.

Corpus Christi is an annual feast day observed by the Catholic Church on the Thursday following Trinity Sunday. It…

A photograph taken by photographer Ted Hood of children participating in the Corpus Christi procession at Manly, New South Wales, in 1934.

Corpus Christi is an annual feast day observed by the Catholic Church on the Thursday following Trinity…