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The "Priory Rose" was planted to commemorate the Dominican Sisters from Stone, Staffordshire, England who establised a community on this site in 1883.

The Dominican Sisters belong to an order of nuns, priests and laity inspired by St Dominic , the founder of the order and St Catherine of Siena who is referred to as the co-founder. The Order was established in Europe in 1221.

In 1868 the Bishop of Adelaide invited seven Dominican sisters from Cabra, a school in Ireland, to South Australia to open a convent and school, the Cabra Dominican Convent.



Address:139 Molesworth Street, St Dominic's Priory College, North Adelaide, 5006
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.908426
Long: 138.585701
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1883
Approx. Event End Date:2003


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 24th August, 2003
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1883 - 2003

The "Priory Rose"

120 years ago, Dominican Sisters - from Stone in Staffordshire, England establised a community on this site.

The "Priory Rose" is planted here in their honour by the St Dominic`s Priory College Old Scholars

24 August 2003



Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au