“Daniel Mannix: His Legacy” – Conference this Saturday

I have been remiss in not advertising this sooner. Probably because I have been busy preparing my presentation for the event. As you can see, I am listed on the program at 2:30pm.


“Daniel Mannix: His Legacy” CONFERENCE, DINNER & BUS TOUR

The Daniel Mannix conference & celebrations will commemorate 100 years since Daniel Mannix arrived in Australia in 1913, and 50 years since his death in 1963. Daniel Mannix served as Archbishop of Melbourne for 46 years.

Conference details:
When: Saturday 16 March
Time: 9am for 9:30am start – 4:30pm
Where: State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne
Cost: $100 Student Concession: $70
Keynote speaker: Professor Dermot Keogh MRIA, Professor Emeritus of History , Ireland

Dinner details:
When: Saturday 16 March
Time: 6:30pm for 7pm – 9pm
Where: Mannix College, Wellington Road, Clayton
Cost: 3 course dinner $60

Bookings essential contact: Rachel Naughton rachel.naughton@cam.org.au or 9926 5677

Tickets: At Trybooking

*Please note: There will also be a BUS TOUR on Sunday 17 March

Bus Tour details:
When: Sunday 17 March
Time: From 8am – 5pm
Where: Starting with Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral
Cost: $30

Tour Itinerary:
Raheen – We will drive past Raheen, Kew. Archbishop Mannix purchased Raheen in 1918 and it remained the official Archbishop’s residence until 1981.

Abbotsford Good Shepherd Sisters’ Convent Chapel – now restored. Tour conducted by restoration architect. Archbishop Mannix celebrated Mass in the chapel on Sundays.

Lunch – The tour group will have a choice of 4 cafes at the Convent from which to purchase lunch.

Newman College, University of Melbourne, Parkville – Archbishop Mannix commissioned Walter Burley Griffin to design Newman College. It was opened in 1918.

St Mary’s West Melbourne – Archbishop Mannix lived at the Presbytery at West Melbourne from his arrival in 1913 until the death of Archbishop Carr in 1917.

Bookings essential
contact: Rachel Naughton rachel.naughton@cam.org.au or 9926 5677

About Schütz

I am Catholic, married to Cathy, father of Maddy & Mia. Since 2002, I have been the Executive Officer of the Ecumenical & Interfaith Commission of the Archdiocese of Melbourne. I was once a Lutheran pastor, but a "year of grace" and soul-searching led me into the Catholic Church. It was a bumpy ride, but with the support of my (still Lutheran) wife, I was finally confirmed on June 16, 2003.
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1 Response to “Daniel Mannix: His Legacy” – Conference this Saturday

  1. Stephen K says:

    One of the things one learns (hopefully) is that we are all flawed and so good and bad can be found or can come, potentially, from all of us. Archbishop Mannix is no different. But the conference sounds like it is going to be a bit of a love-fest for him, the Movement and the DLP.

    With a grandfather in the very early Movement, a whole Victorian branch of the family in the DLP and a father who was passionately anti-communist and a Santamaria fan, I can hardly claim no taint from the aftermath. But, in my maturer years, I think Mannix’s approach to things might be summed up as alternately contrarian and mischievous.

    Sincere at Irish heart, no doubt. And even he appears to have eventually distanced himself, ever so subtlely, from his famous protege.

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