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Except in obedience : the Diocesan Sisters of St Joseph in Victoria / Marie Crowley.
Call No: C3/92/5
Author: Crowley, Marie, author. ; Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart issuing body. ;
Publisher: North Sydney NSW: Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart 2013
Subject: Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart Victoria History. ; Sisters of Saint Joseph (Australia) Victoria History. ; Victoria - religion, Catholic ; Australia - Victoria ; History. ; Victoria ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: viii, 156 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 25 cm.
Notes: Cover title.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-155)
Public Note: Donated by Stephen O'Regan
Summary: Foreword -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- From The Vale to Victoria -- The Josephites of Bungaree and Dunnstown -- The Dowlings of Tasmania -- A sore time in Bungaree and Dunnstown -- The Josephites of Creswick and Dunolly -- An inevitable decision -- Sister Mary John Dowling -- Appendices -- Bibliography.

"In 1890 the Perthville Sisters of St Joseph were asked to make a foundation in Bungaree, a small town in the diocese of Ballarat, Victoria, and to staff the existing Catholic school. After ten years of teaching and ministry in the district, the convent closed and the Sisters left the diocese. At the same time, 1900, a community of Sisters of St Joseph from Tasmania made a foundation in Creswick, also in the diocese of Ballarat, where they staffed two schools. After fourteen years they too left the diocese. In exploring the history of these two foundations and bringing to life the characters who made the story, Except in Obedience draws together a series of complex events and intriguing personalities"--Back cover.

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