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Balance sheets for the Australian Mission

A file of balance sheets for the following:
Richmond Residence
Richmond Parish
Sevenhill Residence
Sevenhill Parish
Norwood Residence
Norwood Parish
St Patrick's College, Melbourne
Xavier College, Kew
Hawthorn Parish
Hawthorn Residence
Riverview College, Sydney
St Aloysius College, North Sydney
Loyola College, Sydney

Irish Jesuit Mission to Australia, 1865-1931

Consultor's letters to Irish Fr Provincial

  • IE IJA MSSN/AUST/199
  • File
  • 31 January 1885; 23 July 1885; 3 July 1897; 7 January 1913 - 31 January 1919
  • Part of Irish Jesuit Missions

A file of Consultor's letters from the following to Irish Fr Provincial:
Fr Patrick Keating SJ St. Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney;
Fr William Hughes SJ, St. Francis Xavier's College, Kew, Melbourne;
Fr J. R. Murphy SJ, St. Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney;
Fr Lucas Murphy SJ, Glenferrie Presbytery, Melbourne;
Fr C. Morrogh SJ, St Ignatius, Richmond, Melbourne;
Fr Francis Ryan SJ, St Patrick's College, East Melbourne;
Fr Thomas O'Dwyer SJ, St Patrick's College, East Melbourne;
Fr J. C. Hartnett SJ, St Patrick's College, East Melbourne;
Fr Patrick McGrath SJ, St. Ignatius, Richmond, Melbourne;
Fr J. Martin SJ, Xavier College, Kew, Melbourne
Fr Michael Egan SJ, Xavier College, Kew, Melbourne and a general summary of points raised by Consultors.

Irish Jesuit Mission to Australia, 1865-1931

Copy letter from Peter J. Murphy to Fr John Ryan SJ concerning the appointment of a Rector to St John's College

Copy letter from Peter J. Murphy, Secretary to the Archbishop, St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney to Fr John Ryan SJ, Superior of the Mission, St Mary's, North Sydney concerning the appointment of a Rector to St John's College, University of Sydney. Includes a copy reply.

Murphy, Peter J, Catholic priest

Letter from [ ], Apostolic Delegation to Fr Cornelius Hartnett SJ, concerning the establishing of a Guild

Letter from [ ], Apostolic Delegation, 40 Edward Street, North Sydney to Fr Cornelius Hartnett SJ, "Manresa", Norwood concerning the establishing of a Guild and the obtaining of Indulgences. Includes a letter from Fr Hartnett describing the work and progress of the Holy Communion Guilds for young men and boys who have left school.

Hartnett, Cornelius, 1873-1948, Jesuit priest

Letter from Archbishop Patrick Moran to Fr Joseph Dalton SJ concerning a crisis at St John's College

Letter from Archbishop Patrick Moran, St Mary's Cathedral to Fr Joseph Dalton SJ concerning a crisis at St John's College and a proposal to put Fr Clancy SJ or Fr Kelly SJ forward as Rector of the college and a letter (written on the back) from Fr Dalton to Fr Aloysius Sturzo SJ, Superior of the Mission, concerning the letter. Includes a copy reply from Fr Dalton to the Archbishop.

Moran, Patrick Francis, 1830-1911, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sydney

Letter from Fr Eustace Boylan SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning his manuscript on the life of Fr Henry Fegan SJ

Letter from Fr Eustace Boylan SJ, Canisius College, Pymble, NSW, Australia to Irish Fr Provincial concerning his manuscript on the life of Fr Fegan SJ. Asks if the manuscript has been passed by the censors. Remarks that if the manuscript is not to be published he would like it to be returned.

Boylan, Eustace, 1869-1953, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Francis O'Brien SJ to Irish Fr Provincial John Fahy SJ on the question of whether Australia should become a Vice-Province

Letter from Fr Francis O'Brien SJ (Rector), St Aloysius College, Milson's Point, Sydney to Irish Fr Provincial John Fahy SJ concerning Mr William Hughes, a member of the St Aloysius College Community, the question of whether Australia should become a Vice-Province, a retreat he gave in Brisbane during which the Archbishop (Dr Duhig) referred to the Society's refusal of his invitation to open a college in Brisbane. Refers finally to the possibility of a college in New Zealand.

Letter from Fr Francis X. O'Brien SJ, St Aloysius College, Milson's Point, Sydney, NSW to Irish Provincial Fr concerning Fr Michael Morrison, his assignment to Australia

Letter from Fr Francis X. O'Brien SJ, Headmaster, St Aloysius College, Milson's Point, Sydney, NSW to Irish Provincial Fr John R. MacMahon SJ concerning Fr Michael Morrison, his demobilisation from the army and his assignment to Australia.

O'Brien, Francis X, 1881-1974, Jesuit priest and chaplain

Letter from Fr George Kelly SJ, St Mary's Presbytery, North Sydney, Australia concerning a letter written by a priest in Rome

Letter from Fr George Kelly SJ, St Mary's Presbytery, North Sydney, Australia to Irish Fr Provincial J Murphy SJ concerning a letter written by a priest in Rome 'which has been taken up amongst certain laymen who are in the confidence of Ecclesiastical circles.' Refers to a Cardinal Moran and remarks '...there has been much gossip about the probability of his remaining in Rome.' Refers to Fr [Michael] Dooley and remarks 'It had been...a matter of public notoriety and some amusement amongst Ours that for years Fr Dooley has been in the habit of writing constantly to Propaganda...about anything...in the Ecclesiastical world and lately...about the Cardinal's future.' Includes a note written by Fr Provincial concerning a meeting he had with Cardinal Moran about the letter.

Kelly, George, 1847-1934, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Jeremiah Sullivan SJ to Fr Thomas Wheeler SJ concerning the voyage to Australia and news from Riverview

Letter from Fr Jeremiah Sullivan SJ, St Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney to Fr Thomas Wheeler SJ concerning the voyage to Australia and news from Riverview. Refers to retreats given by Fr Edward Sydes and Fr Tom Walsh. Remarks '...(they) are Sydney's great rival preachers...(Fr Walsh) is to give a retreat to the St. Vincent de Paul Society this week and is styled on their posters and handbills as "one of the most attractive and eloquent of the younger Jesuits" '.

Sullivan, Jeremiah, 1877-1960, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr John Forrest to the Superior of the Mission concerning the will of Archdeacon McEncroe

Letter from Fr John Forrest, Rector, St John's College, University of Sydney to Fr James Dalton SJ (Superior of the Mission), Melbourne concerning the will of Archdeacon McEncroe in which he made provisions for a Jesuit to be appointed to the Chair of Logic and Theology in St John's College, University of Sydney. Includes a copy of a letter sent by Fr Dalton SJ to Irish Fr Provincial Edmund O'Reilly SJ concerning the matter.

Forrest, John 1820–1883, Catholic priest and college rector

Letter from Fr John McEncroe to Rev. R. Healy concerning the administration of St John's College

Letter from Fr John McEncroe to Rev. R. Healy concerning the administration of St John's College. Remarks that the fellows of the College have 'expressed their 'unanimous' wish and desire to procure, if possible, a member of your Society for this important office'.

McEncroe, John, 1794-1868, Catholic priest and archdeacon

Letter from Fr Joseph Clery SJ to Irish Fr Provincial urging him to send out a visitor

Letter from Joseph Clery SJ, The Presbytery, North Shore to Irish Fr Provincial James Tuite SJ urging him to send out a visitor as soon as possible. Remarks '...nothing short of a visitorial inspection by a "visitor" such as I have described will meet the difficulty, will elicit "the truth - the whole truth" '.

Clery, Joseph, 1837-, former Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Joseph Dalton SJ, St Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney concerning the proposal to sell St Aloysius College

Letter from Fr Joseph Dalton SJ, St Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney to Fr Patrick Keating SJ concerning the proposal to sell St Aloysius College. Suggests selling Loyola instead and keeping St Aloysius College as a novitiate, a mission house and house of studies.

Dalton, Joseph, 1817-1905, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Joseph Dalton SJ, St Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney to Fr Joseph O'Malley SJ, remarking that he cannot send anybody else out to help in New Zealand.

Letter from Fr Joseph Dalton SJ (Superior of the Mission), St Ignatius College, Riverview, Hunter's Hill, Sydney to Fr Joseph O'Malley SJ (Superior), New Zealand remarking that he cannot send anybody else out to help in New Zealand. Details health of Jesuit scholastics and Jesuits.

Dalton, Joseph, 1817-1905, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Thomas Cahill SJ, Bathurst to Fr Joseph Dalton SJ

Letter from Fr Thomas Cahill SJ, Bathurst to Fr Joseph Dalton SJ asking him to write to the Irish Fr Provincial on a matter discussed by Fr Cahill and Fr Dalton. Remarks that he has been suffering from ill health and has been unable to give the triduum to the nuns of Bathurst.

Cahill, Thomas, 1827-1908, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Thomas Gartlan SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning the Australian Mission

A file of letters from Fr Thomas Gartlan SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning the Australian Mission, his position as Rector of St Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney (appointed 15 July 1913). Includes a letter referring to the seismological observatory. Remarks that capable men are needed to take charge of the observatory '...Fr Pigot is doing his best to get away - to Japan I think - and in any case - though very capable - he is such a bundle of nerves - that he cannot deal properly with any assistant he engages to help him. In consequence of this and his own very indifferent health - the observatory work is hopelessly in arrears. Moreover for want of funds we have been unable to roof in properly the seismological tunnel...' (24 August 1911, 4pp). Includes a letter referring to a grant from the NSW government to Fr Pigot for the purchase of a new Russian seismograph. (5 September 1916, 1p).

Gartlan, Thomas, 1853-1942, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr William Kelly SJ, concerning suitable candidates for [Rector] of St Aloysius College

Letter from Fr William Kelly SJ, St Aloysius College, Bourke Street, Sydney to Fr Aloysius Sturzo SJ [Superior of the Mission] concerning suitable candidates for [Rector] of St Aloysius College. On the reverse of this letter is a letter from Fr Sturzo SJ to Irish Fr Provincial Thomas Brown SJ on the same subject.

Kelly, William E, 1823-1909, Jesuit priest

Letter from J.P. Hall, solicitor, writing from Limerick, to Fr Joseph Dalton SJ in Riverview, Sydney, Australia

Letter from J.P. Hall, solicitor, 100 George Street, Limerick, to Fr Joseph Dalton SJ in Riverview, Sydney, Australia. Reports on his efforts to sell an unnamed property (Cecil Street premises), which later burned down. Offers to send over the money received from the insurance claim, and asks Fr Dalton to decide on a course of action in relation to the damaged property.

Dalton, Joseph, 1817-1905, Jesuit priest

Letter from M F Dalton, Kangaroobie, Mullion Creek, New South Wlaes to Fr John Conmee SJ

Letter from M F (Michael) Dalton, Kangaroobie, Mullion Creek, New South Wales to Fr John Conmee SJ concerning his visit. Refers to the income of the estate derived from sheep rearing and wool. Wishes Fr Conmee a safe return to Ireland,and encloses a few example of Kangaroobie bred wool. Michael F Dalton was a brother of Fr Patrick Dalton SJ.

Dalton, M F

Letter from Mr Thomas J. O'Mara SJ, St Ignatius College, Riverview to to Irish Fr Provincial concerning money left to him by his father

Letter from Mr Thomas J. O'Mara SJ, St Ignatius College, Riverview to to Irish Fr Provincial Thomas V. Nolan SJ concerning money left to him by his father. Remarks that he would like to use the money to repair the cricket ground at the college.

O'Mara, Thomas, 1882-1933, Jesuit priest

Letter from Mr William Allen SJ, St Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney to Irish Fr Provincial

Letter from Mr William Allen SJ, St Ignatius College, Riverview, Sydney to Irish Fr Provincial John Fahy SJ, complaining that Fr William Lockington SJ has refused him permission to visit his brother (a Christian Brother) once a month. Includes a letter from Fr Lockington to Fr Fahy concerning the matter.

Allen, William, 1900-1964, Jesuit priest

Letter from Roger Bede Vaughan, Archbishop of Sydney to Fr Thomas Cahill SJ, concerning the establishment of the Society in Sydney

Letter from Roger Bede Vaughan, Archbishop of Sydney, St John's College, Sydney to Fr Thomas Cahill SJ (Superior of the Mission) concerning the establishment of the Society in Sydney. Remarks that he has no objection but wishes to discuss a number of conditions. Refers to the closure of Lyndhurst College. Remarks 'The result of this very painful duty will be at all events to clear away complications and you will have no reason for feeling any delicacy in accepting the offer I am going to make to you when you come.

Vaughan, Roger William Bede, 1834-1883, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sydney

Letter from the Archbishop of Sydney, to Fr John Ryan SJ issues namely a sanction for a loan to extend St Mary's Church

Copy of a letter from the Micheal Kelly, Archbishop of Sydney, St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney to Fr John Ryan SJ (Superior of the Australian Mission) concerning two issues raised in letters from Fr Ryan SJ to the Archbishop, namely sanction for a loan to extend St Mary's Church, Milson's Point and the restoration of parish duties to the Fathers at Loyola.

Kelly, Michael, 1850-1940, Archbishop of Sydney

Letter from the Superior of the Australian Mission, Fr Joseph Dalton SJ to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ

Letter from the Superior of the Australian Mission, Fr Joseph Dalton SJ, Villa Maria, Hunters Hill, Sydney to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ concerning the Australian Mission. Refers to a number of topics he wishes to be passed on to Irish Fr Provincial Edmund O'Reilly SJ when Fr Lentaigne returns to Ireland.

Dalton, Joseph, 1817-1905, Jesuit priest

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Conor Naughton SJ written during his time as a chaplain

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Conor Naughton SJ written during his time as a chaplain with the 10th Rifle Brigade in Saffron Walden, Essex; in Hadleigh Militia Camp, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh (an Anti-Aircraft unit); in Stoke Military Hospital, North Bovey, Devon; based in St Michael’s House, Stanhope Lines, Aldershot, Hants.; Richmond Arms Hotel, Goodwood, Sussex; 47th General Hospital, Mhow, Central India; with 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment in India; in No. 3 Indian British General Hospital, Poona, India; Combined Military Hospital, Wāltair R.S. and with 14th Battalion, [Durham Light Infantry] in Drake West Camp, Dorset. Fr Naughton took his final vows in Manresa House (England) on 4 February 1942. Includes letter to Irish Fr Provincial from T. Naughton (Fr Naughton’s [father]) (27 July 1942, 1p.) and numerous references to Fr John Hayes SJ (See CHP2/18).

Naughton, Conor I, 1907-1992, Jesuit priest and chaplain

Letters from Fr Aloysius Sturzo SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning the Mission in Australia

A file of letters from Fr Aloysius Sturzo SJ (Superior: 2 September 1883 - 5 April 1890) to Irish Fr Provincial concerning the Mission in Australia. Includes a letter asking permission to open a novitiate if he felt it was needed (12 November 1883 , 6pp). Includes a letter expressing his frustration over the delay in receiving answers to his letters. Remarks 'I feel very much embarrassed when there is anything to be done that requires the signing of a contract. I think that Fr General should give me as much power as he can communicate...' Refers to the lack of men and remarks that Fr Bietal SJ, an Austrian Jesuit is likely to be recalled to his own Mission in Adelaide (17 December 1883, 4pp). Includes a letter referring to the type of person suitable for the Mission in Adelaide (17 December 1883, 4pp). Includes a letter referring to the type of person suitable for the Mission. Remarks 'I hope you will not send to Australia anyone who is in any way weak concerning drink and the other fault that comes after drinking to excess. In this country...our dealings are more before the public and any fault in those two matters would ruin our character entirely.' (14 October 1886, 4pp). Includes a letter referring to Fr Joseph O'Malley's return from New Zealand. Remarks that Fr Thomas McEnroe SJ remains in New Zealand but that he is not certain whether the Mission has been closed or not. Includes a letter referring to the election of Fr Clancy as Rector of St John's College. Remarks that his election has been declared invalid. Describes how this has occurred. (10 January 1889, 4pp). Includes a further letter concerning Fr Clancy and the Rectorship of St. John's College. Remarks that they have consulted a lawyer who felt the election was invalid '...we saw that this was the best opportunity for us to retire with honours and without offending our friends from the truly dangerous battlefield...' (7 February 1884, 6pp). Includes a letter referring to the need for more Fathers to be sent out particularly a German or French Father that could be employed as a prefect in one of the colleges (17 September 1884, 8pp). Includes a letter concerning a decision to publish the Messenger of the Sacred Heart in Melbourne. Refers to the sale of land at St Patrick's Melbourne for the construction of a portion of the railway. Remarks that Fr Christopher Nulty SJ (Rector) has paid off all debts and wishes to spend the remainder on finishing the college (9 August 1886, 3pp). Includes a letter referring to the closure of Tullabeg and the possibility of Fathers being sent out to Australia. Remarks 'I hope that even independently from the closing of Tullabeg you will send me some good prefects and masters who are wanted here very badly...' (20 August 1886, 3pp). Includes a letter concerning an offer by the Bishop of Tasmania to the Society of a house for the purposes of opening a seminary for the Bishop's diocese and that it could also be used as a sanatorium for Jesuit Fathers '...I wrote to him that...it would not be prudent...for us to accept an offer...which we could not accomplish through want of men and money (1 October 1886, 10pp).

Sturzo, Aloysius,1826-1908, Jesuit priest

Letters from Fr Christopher Nulty SJ to Irish Fr Provincial

  • IE IJA MSSN/AUST/245
  • File
  • 7 April 1873 ; 17 January 1882 - 3 July 1882; 5 February 1900; 10 February 1908
  • Part of Irish Jesuit Missions

A file of letters from Fr Christopher Nulty SJ to Irish Fr Provincial. Includes a letter describing the voyage to Australia (7 April 1873, 4pp). Includes a letter concerning the possible closure of St. Aloysius College, Sydney. Describes the finances of the college and academic life. Expresses his opinion on what should be done. (5 February 1900, 4pp)

Nulty, Christopher, 1838-1914, Jesuit priest

Letters from Fr Daniel Clancy SJ to Fr Provincial concerning the Australian Mission

A file of letters from Fr Daniel Clancy SJ to Fr Provincial concerning the Australian Mission. Includes a letter concerning the outlay on the primary school at Lavender Bay and remarks that the school could have been built for a lot less 'I think most of us here, if not all, feel that it was a gross mistake to put Fr Kennedy at the head of any mission as Superior...he is absolutely unfit - that he lacks not only judgement but knowledge and temper.' (28 February 1881, 12pp). Includes a letter referring to a site in Sydney he feels would be suitable for the Jesuit fathers to establish a school. Remarks that the house was lived in by the present Agent General Sir S. Samuel. Refers to the extravagance of the school at Lavender Bay. Remarks 'It is said...that the blunder at Lavender Bay is so foolish that the reputation of the Society here cannot be restored unless the Jesuits undertake some work in the city that will prove they are not incapable.' (16 July 1881, 10pp). Includes a letter referring again to Lavender Bay. Remarks 'A lawyer who knows all our affairs very accurately has told me this very month that we shall never be able to meet the liabilities on Lavender Bay and that the best and only thing to do is to part with that mission for this can be done.' Concludes in a postscript 'You will observe that the tenants lease for Auburn House (Saul Samuel's) expires the same time as our lease for St Kilda House. But the time to secure that is now most urgently - or never.' (5 August 1881, 8pp). Includes a letter asking for more Fathers to be sent out. Refers to rumours of a new mission being started in Invercargill, New Zealand. Remarks 'The fact is help is very urgently wanted without undertaking fresh work and unless help comes quickly and of the right kind it is better we should be all recalled in good time.' (25 September 1881, 6pp). Includes a letter containing a sketched plan of St Aloysius College. Describes the property (19 April 1885, 3pp).

Clancy, Daniel, 1836-1895, Jesuit priest

Letters from Fr George Byrne SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning the voyage to Australia and his work

A file of letters from Fr George Byrne SJ to Irish Fr Provincial Thomas V. Nolan SJ concerning the voyage to Australia and his work with the Novices and the community in Loyola, Greenwich Road, Greenwich. Includes a letter concerning a trip to America and refers to a meeting he had with the doctor of Mr William Tucker SJ. Remarks 'I saw the Doctor, his opinion is that, as far as climate etc. is concerned, home was just as good as USA but because of "T(ucker)'s temperament he believed California would be better...I doubt very much whether the man himself really seriously wants to remain in the Society...' (31 May 1919, 3pp).

Byrne, George, 1879-1962, Jesuit priest

Letters from Fr James Kennedy SJ to Irish Fr Provincial relating to various matters in Australia

A file of letter from Fr James Kennedy SJ to Irish Fr Provincial relating to various matters in Australia including his concern over the finances of the Australian Mission. Remarks that money has been managed 'with very little order'. (8 April 1885, 9pp).

Kennedy, James, 1841-1918, former Jesuit priest

Letters from Fr Jeremiah Sullivan SJ, St Ignatius, Richmond, Victoria to Irish Fr Provincial

Letters from Fr Jeremiah Sullivan SJ, St Ignatius, Richmond, Victoria to Irish Fr Provincial John Fahy SJ concerning Mr George Hughes SJ, his poor health, unsuitability to the Society and subsequent death. Refers also to the Novitiate at Loyola and drawing (12 February 1930, 4pp).

Sullivan, Jeremiah, 1877-1960, Jesuit priest

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