scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 907
Origins of the Catholic Church in Australia The First Catholics to come to Australia were the Catholics on the first fleet These people were mostly Irish convicts who were sent out for committing a crime They were sent here because the jails in England were getting over crowded and they need to find a place for them Most Catholics that came to Australia spoke Gaelic In the late 1940s people started coming from Eastern Europe and later one more refugees came from southern Europe northern Europe and Netherlands This was because of the war that was happening at the time When the Europeans came they had different practices they werent strict when it came to going to mass on Sundays and they worshiped different saints and celebrated religious events differently Catholic practices prior to 1962 Prior to 1962 the priest was saying the homily from pulpit which is a really high stand at the front it had a gothic look to it it was set out in the shape of a cross and had lost of candles flowers and pictures of Jesus Prior to 1962 the mass was in Latin The homily was said on the pulpit it was more formal such as clothing Most of the time the priest would have his back facing towards you people who were getting married had it done on the lower alter and before communion they had confession Benediction was a prayer that was done over a day this was dedication to the sacred host Novenas were a number of prayers said over nine days this was a dedication to Virgin Mary These could be done publicly or privately The Rosary was a prayer that was done in one day it consisted of the Our Father Hail Mary and Glory To Be Even fasting was part of the practices before 1962 they werent aloud to eat meet on Fridays or on Ash Wednesday It was
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA