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SMH 1951 Thurs 1 Nov Photo Medieval Nuns Nurses Jubilee 1951.pdf
The ‘Hold High the Lamp’ cavalcade was presented at the Sydney Opera House as part of the 1951 Federation Jubilee Celebration. Some 200 nurses and actors took part in an elaborate pageant that told the story of nursing from its earliest…

This altarpiece from the New Chapel at New Norcia contains the figures of St Benedict and his sister St Scholastica. The Benedictine community at New Norcia follow the Rule of St Benedict, a book of precepts or guidelines for monastic living…

St Gertrude’s College, New Norcia. St Gertrude’s opened in 1908 and originally functioned as a convent boarding school for girls. It was staffed by Josephite sisters, the first of whom were sent to New Norcia by Mary Mackillop at the…
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