ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0308 St Augustine's Church, Farrer Photographs

Call Number

HMSS 0308

Collection 

St Augustine's Church, Farrer Photographs

Date Range

early 1970s

Quantity

0.01m (1 folder)

Access Conditions

open

Copying conditions

with attribution

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St Augustine’s Roman Catholic church was built on the corner of Beasley Street and Dreverman Street, Farrer in the 1970s.

Fr Parker John Maloney was the first parish priest of St Augustine’s.

These photographs precede the construction of the church and show Father Maloney celebrating the Stations of the Cross on the site of the church.

All photographs are in colour and measure 13 x 9 cm.

They were donated to the ACT Heritage Library by Father Maloney’s niece, Mrs. Hooper.

BOX LIST

IMAGE NO.

DESCRIPTION

1

Fr Maloney at one of the Stations of the Cross.  There is an altar boy and two other children in shot.  Photo taken to North East showing pine forest in became the suburb of O’Malley.

2

Fr Maloney at the tenth Station.  Two altar boys either side of Fr Maloney carry candlesticks.  Other members of the congregation are in shot.  Photo taken to the South South West with the houses of Farrer, Torrens and Pearce and Mount Taylor in the background.

3

Fr Maloney at twelfth Station flanked and preceded by altar boys.  The two altar boys either side of Fr Maloney carry candlesticks. Photo taken to the South East with rock formation and eucalyptus trees in the background

4

Fr Maloney at the thirteenth Station. Visible is a candlestick bearing altar boy. Photo taken to the South with houses of Farrer and Mount Taylor visible in the background.

5

Photograph of congregation; men, women and children. Photo taken to the South with eucalyptus trees in the background.