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Sister Kealy Catherine H

Female 1881 - 1955  (74 years)


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  • Name Kealy Catherine H  [1
    Title Sister 
    Born 10 Jul 1881  ,,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Name Kate Kealy 
    Name Mary Dorothea 
    _ATTR 7 Jan 1904  St Josephs Convent, Lochinvar, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Profession as Religious 
    Died 10 Aug 1955  St Josephs Convent, Lochinvar, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Aft 10 Aug 1955  Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lochinvar, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Nun's block Row 3
    Notes 
    • Joined the Sisters of St. Joseph taking the religious name Sister Dorothea. After years of teaching her management skills led to her being appointed as Bursar in 1920, a position she held as Mother Dorothea until her death in 1955
    • Appointed bursar for the Sisters of St. Joseph
    • [6]
    Person ID I303  GeniAus Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2020 

    Father Kealy Michael J,   b. Bef 21 Sep 1845, ,,Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1918, Fosterton,Dungog, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years) 
    Mother Bowe Mary Agnes,   b. 1856, ,Morpeth, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1910, ,Dungog, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1875  ,East Maitland, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S2951] Catholic Weekly (Sydney, NSW : 1942 - 1954), Thu 1 Oct 1942 Page 18 Weddings of Town and Country Interest.
      Country and City
      Interested in Wedding
      A wedding that created inter
      est for city and country friends
      was that of Doris Kattie and Her
      bert Kealy, which was celobrated
      at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart
      Church, Randwick, on September
      3. The Rev. Father Len .McCarthy,
      M.S.C., a friend of the bride and
      bridegroom, officiated at the
      church and later presided at the
      breakfast. The bride is the
      daughter of the late S. C. Kattie,
      manager of the Commercial Bank
      of Sydney, and Mrs. S. E. Kattie,
      of Randwick, and the bride is a
      membor of the Commercial Bank
      staff at Broadway,Sydney. The
      bridegrooih is well known on the
      North Coast and Dungog, and is
      the owner and proprietor of the
      Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay.
      The Rev. Mother Dorothea, of
      Lochinvar, and Mrs. Nell Corri
      gan, 'Courallie' station Boomi, are
      sisters of the bridegroom. The
      reception was hold at Usher's,
      where M!rs. Kattie received tho
      numerous guests.

    2. [S52] x NSW BDM Indexes, 18178/1881 .
      KEALY CATHERINE H MICHAEL MARY EAST MAITLAND

    3. [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, Mon 11 Jan 1904 Page 7 THE CHURCHES.
      WEST MAITLAND, Sunday.
      The ceremonies of reception and profession
      in connection with the St. Joseph order of
      nuns was held at Lochinvar on Thursday, when
      the officiating prelate, Bishop Dwyer, was as-
      sisted by the Very Rev. Dr. Hand, V.G., and
      other priests. Miss Boland, of Allandale, was
      received into the order as Sister Mary Patricia,
      and the following novices were professed:
      Sister Mary Philomena (Miss Ita O'Rourke),
      Sister Mary Regis (Miss Lucy Moylan, West
      Maitland), Sister Mary Dorothea (Miss Kate
      Kealy, Dungog), Sister Mary Anthony (Miss
      Kate Tobin, Largs), Sister Mary de Saies
      (Miss Lucy Johnson, Brookfield).

    4. [S9] Maitland Mercury, Sat 9 Jan 1904 Page 4 LOCHINVAR.
      LOCHINVAR.
      The ceremonies of the reception and pro
      fession of nuns were held yesterday in St.
      Joseph's Convent, in the presence of a large
      gathering of guests, comprising members of
      the Catholic clergy and laity from many
      surrounding centres. The ceremonies
      were performod by the Right Rev. Dr. Dwy-
      er, Coadjutor Bishop of Maitland, assisted
      by Rev. P. C. McCormack; and the other
      visiting priests were:— Very Rev. Dr. J Hand
      V.G. (W. Maitland), Very Rev. W. T. Cor-
      coran, P.P. (Morpeth), Very Rev. P. Meagh-
      er, .P.P.- (Singleton), Very Rev, J. O'Dono-
      hoe, Administrator (Hamilton), Rev. P. J.
      Roche (Muswellbrook), Rev. J C. Meagher
      (Dungog), Rev. W. Sullivan (East Maitland)
      Rev. M. F. McAuliffe, B.A. (W. Maitland),
      Rev. James Costelloe (Burwood), Rev. J.
      Tierney (Newcastle), Rev. J. M. O'Flynn
      (Newcastle); Rev. F. McAulife (Branxton),
      Rev. J. J. Kavanagh, D.D. (Newcastle),
      Rev. Father Ward (West Maitland),
      Rev, J. Kelly (Hamilton). The young lady
      received was Sister Mary Patricia (Miss
      Boland, Allandale), and those professed were
      Sister Mary Philomena. (Miss lta O'Rourke,
      Aberdeen) ; Sister Mary Regis (Miss Lucy
      Moylan, West Maitland); Sister Mary Doro-
      thea (Miss Katie Kealy, Dungog) ; Sister
      Mary Anthony , (Miss Katie Tobin, Largs) ;
      Sister Mary De Sales (Miss Lucy Johnson,
      Brookfleld). At the conclusion of the cere-
      monies the Te Deum was sung, after which
      Benediction of the Most Holy Sacrament was
      given, the nuns' choir rendering the
      psalms beautifully. Afterwards an adjourn-
      ment was made to the Convent reception
      rooms, where all were entertained with that
      hospitality which is characteristic of the
      nuns.

    5. [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, KEALY Mother M. Dorothea Death notice10AUG1955Deathat St Joseph's Convent, LochinvarSydney Morning Herald12AUG1955.

    6. [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, < Monday 11 January 1904.