2020 book launches for Dear Mother Dear Father

16/12/2019

We are excited to announce that Dear Mother, Dear Father: Letters Home from John Corcoran Wallis 1927 – 1949, by Bernadette Wallis MSS, will be launched in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Toowoomba and Yea, in country Victoria, in 2020.

The 100 letters written by John Wallis during his seminary years, priesthood and in the founding of the Missionary Sisters of Service provide a unique snapshot into the man and the era. Each chapter also includes commentary by an eminent Australian.

LAUNCH DATES AND LOCATIONS

Yea Launch: Tuesday 11 February 2020, 10:00am at Yea Library, 15 The Semi Circle, Yea, Victoria. RSVP by 7 Friday February on (03) 9873 5520 or email the Missionary Sisters of Service

Melbourne Launch: Thursday 5 March 2020, 5:30pm at Catholic Theological College, East Melbourne, Victoria. To be launched by Professor Gabrielle McMullen with response from author Bernadette Wallis MSS. RSVP by Thursday 27 February 2020 on (03) 9873 5520 or email the Missionary Sisters of Service. Download Melbourne launch flyer, here

Toowoomba Launch: Sunday 8 March 2020, 2pm at St Therese’s Church, Cnr Campbell and Curzon Streets, Toowoomba, Queensland. To be launched by Bishop Emeritus Bill Morris DD prior to the John Wallis Memorial Lecture given by Lindy Chamberlain. RSVP by Friday 28 February 2020 on (03) 9873 5520 or email the Missionary Sisters of Service. Download Toowoomba launch flyer, here

Brisbane Launch: Wednesday 11 March 2020,  7.30pm at Holy Spirit Seminary, 487 Earnshaw Road, Banyo, Queensland. RSVP by Monday 2 March 2020 on (03) 9873 5520 or email the Missionary Sisters of Service. Download Brisbane launch flyer, here.

SYDNEY LAUNCH HAS BEEN POSTPONED: It’s no longer on Thursday 19 March, 5.30pm at Catholic Institute of Sydney (due to Corona Virus).

Enquiries: Call (03) 9873 5520 or 0411 058 046, or email mssadmin@missionarysisters.org.au

Download an order form to purchase the book here.