Centenary Celebrations

The centenary of Mount Carmel Parish was celebrated in August 1959. These began with the Centenary Ball in Waterloo Town Hall on 12th August. On Sunday 16th August Solemn High Mass was celebrated with Cardinal Gilroy presiding, Fr W Malone, celebrant, assisted by Fr J Roche, PP Broadway, as deacon and Fr P Gillic, PP Redfern, acting as sub-deacon. On Wednesday evening, 19th August, there was a Centenary Dinner at Waterloo Town Hall. The climax was a procession of faith and outdoor Mass celebrated on Waterloo Oval on Sunday 23rd August.