www.monumentaustralia.org.au

Sisters of the Good SamaritanPrint Page Print this page

Sisters of the Good Samaritan Plaque
Sisters of the Good Samaritan Plaque
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Plaque commemorates 100 years of service by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in Charters Towers.

The Congregation of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan of the Order of Saint Benedict is the first Australian ‘home grown’ congregation of Catholic religious women. Archbishop John Bede Polding, an English Benedictine monk and Australia’s first bishop, founded the congregation in Sydney in 1857.

Location

Address:Mosman Street, Charters Towers, 4820
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.075833
Long: 146.256944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map

Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:1900
Approx. Event End Date:200

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2000
Front Inscription

 SISTERS OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN

Celebrating 100 years of service in
          Charters Towers
              1900 - 2000

The people salute the Sisters for their dedication
in the fields of Education, Music, Aboriginal
Apostolate, Rural Mission. Visitation
    and works of Charity. 

             P.A.X.

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design