Order of Perpetual Indulgence - Sydney House
Founded 1981

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Archive One
1980s - 1990s

A representative listing of activities of the Order (or Sisters) of Perpetual Indulgence, Sydney House
over the years in Sydney since it's inception in 1981.

For the sake of historical reference and accuracy, Sr Archives has noted the details of the source[s] of the information.
Please folow Media Links to view a selection of event images

The 1980s
Date Activity Media Links Source 1 Source 2 Source 3
14 - Nov - 1981
First Manifestation of the Sydney House (Picnic at Long Nose Point)
3
01- Jan - 1983
Sisters accompany Circumcision Day revellers in jigs and reels at Stella Maris.
1
14 - Jan - 1983
First hospital visitation by a Sister of Perpetual Indulgence - Canterbury Hospital.
2
27 - Jan - 1983
The Sisters attend the play The Finishing School at the Town Hall Hotel in Balmain.
2
14 - Feb - 1983
The Sisters bless and launch the film The Clinic at the Village Cinema.
2
19 - Feb - 1983
The second wedding conducted by Sydney Sisters takes place in a Newtown home.
2

The 1990s
Date Activity Media Links Source 1 Source 2 Source 3
27 - Feb - 1993

* Sydney House professes 4 Adelaide Novices in the gardens near the Sydney Opera House.

* "Popemobile" first appeared in the Mardi Gras Parade.

 
2
06 - Mar - 1993 Sr Backroom & Sr Mary Peter Pansy manifest on Oxford St  
2
13 - Mar - 1993
Sr Backroom interviewed by ITV  
2
16 - Mar- 1993 Sr Mary Hot Pants professed at Newtown Hotel  
2
3
20 - Mar - 1993
Sisters perform "farewell" ceremony  for M Beecher  
2
04 - Apr - 1993
Palm Sunday Peace March  
2
02 - May -1993
Blessing of Green Park Hotel.  
2
23 - Dec - 1995
Carol singing on Oxford Street  
4
5
3
01 - Jan - 1996
Nuncheon in Amphitheatre, Centennial Park  
4
03 - Feb - 1996
Sisters perform at "The Stars Come Out" in the Capitol Theatre  
12
5
3
02 - Jun - 1996
SPAIDS Tree planting in Sydney Park  
4
08 - Jun - 1996
Wedding in Centennial Park  
4
June - 1997
First World Conclave held in Paris
20 - Jul - 1997
Luncheon BBQ at Headquarters on Crown  
4
6
1997
Art Gallery Exhibtion
1998
Mardi Gras Parade
14
5
3
21 - Feb - 1999
OPI History Walk  
14
5
3
25 - Feb - 1999
OPI Zoo Walk  

Sister Archives' sources are listed as follows:-
1
Memories of Sister Monsterio Deliciosa Hysterica
2
The Nun's Trail, March 1993
3
Memories of Sister Carmen Get It
4
Minutes of O.P.I. Sydney House
5
Memories of Sister Salomé of the 9th Mystic Rhinestone
6
Memories of Sister Mary Mother of Pearl
7
Corporate memory - no documentation available
8
Memories of Mother Premonstratensia
9
Memories of Sister Rowena, Keeper of the Holy Doiley
10
Memories of Sister Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation II
11
Published, 3rd party, document
12
Sydney Star Observer (article or comment)
13
SX (article or comment)
14
SGL Mardi Gras Guide
15
Sister Mary Mary Quite Contrary
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