Abstract

In 1844-45, Perth's first bishop, John Brady, recruited in Europe a number of missionaries to return with him to Western Australia to establish churches, schools and missions. Among those he recruited were three Benedictine monks who founded what would later be known as the New Norcia mission. in the first article in this journal, from the letters of one of those Benedictine monks, we learnt of Brady's first journey as a bishop, in which he brought these missionaries back to his new diocese. In this article by Odhran O'Brien, we learn of Bishop Brady's final journey as it were, 165 years later - the exhumation of his remains in France and their return to rest in his diocese of Perth.

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