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Western Australia - Mission Brings a Touch of Old Spain

A tour of the New Norcia Mission run by Benedictine monks.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 3 | Year : 1947 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes |
Director : Hugh McInnes |
Entrance to Benedictine Monastery at Norcia - 80 miles north of Perth Western Australia. which has been running for 100 years. Interiors of church, hands paging through ancient book, tomb of the founder Bishop Salvador. Statue of St Benedict. CUs Benedictine monks. Aboriginal primary school children with priest. Nun in black habit with Aboriginal students. Priest with home made pasta, candles, wine and olives. WS monastery. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40391 | 1 min 44 secs | 1940s | New Norcia, WA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |