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St Patrick’s Gift to Australia: Catholic Universities


The article tells the story of a hidden gift of St. Patrick to Australia, the humility and strength for Catholic Universities to “not be silent” in the confession of faith. The voices of hope and even lament from the past unveil as a gift not only for the present, but also for the future. From the ashes of memory, there is a story to tell about a serendipitous discovery of an archive unveiling an Irish-Australian’s vision for a Catholic University, a hope partaking of the spirit of St. Patrick’s Confession.

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