St Francis Xavier’s Catholic Church Confirmation Class March 1934.
Item Number: 65
4 images. St Francis Xavier Presbytery ground. Confirmation class with Archbishop Mannix – 23/03/1934. Note: Band rotunda in background. Boys Confirmation Group, 1934. Names of those confirmed (thanks to Peter and Sheila McCormack) First row on the ground: Pat O’Brien, Arthur Hogarth, Pat Hearn (front), Vin Mahoney, Jim Mahoney, Reg Cummins, Con Bennett, Paddy McElroy, Peter Bourke, Ray Reardon. Sitting: Bernie Cousins, Jack O’Brien, Frank Christopher, Reg Nolan, Archbishop Mannix, Ned Murphy, Frank Anstee, Jim Dale, Steve McConnell, Jim Desmond. Standing: Bill Allan, Jack Begley (Fr Begley), Peter McCormack, Allan Maxwell, Eric Evans, Tom Powell, Kevin McElroy, Bill Dellar, Vin Anstee, Mission Priest Father Laurence P. Kett (Parish Priest). Back: Father Timothy Joyce (Curate), Father Pat Garvey (Parish Priest, Yea, Redemptionist Missioner), Jack Cummins, Austin Redfern, Bill Redfern, Cyril Cummins, Jim Higgins, Tom Allan, Laurie Christopher.