Contents: Prologue: Catherine McAuley p1. The missions in Newfoundland and Perth p5. From Perth to Melbourne p22. The Fitzroy Mother-house and the South Melbourne Orphanage p33. From Fitzroy - a change of air: Kilmore, Mornington and Queenscliff p54. Geelong and its branch-houses: North Melbourne, Coburg, Kyneton and Castlemaine p70. In the Western District: Warrnambool, Colac and Terang p99. The Bendigo Mother-house and the first Tasmanian venture: Benalla, Latrobe, Tatura and Shepparton p111. Yarrawonga and Casterton p133. Mansfield, Lilydale, Healesville and Seymour p147. New South Wales and Tasmania: Wentworth, Mildura, Wodonga, Deloraine and Burnie p171. Towards unity: leading to Ascot Vale and Rosanna p203.