|Nineteenth century artist's impression of |
the First Fleet at anchor in Botany Bay.
The dawn of Catholicism on this continent is a mixed story of the extraordinary and th ordinary, of piety and laxity, missionary fervour and negligence, remarkable courage and fallen weakness. Outstanding people emerged which figure in this history, whilst much of the story of those years remains unrecorded and forgotten.
Please continue to follow the story here on our blog In Diebus illis. Our next post will be the remarkable story of the Comte de Lapérouse.