The burial place of Bishop Kelly beneath the floor of the Cathedral.
Crypt of St Francis Xavier Cathedral
Join us on a wondrous journey of cultural heritage discovery as part of the National Trust's Australian Heritage Festival.
On this exclusive guided coach tour, you will encounter: -
The cloistered courtyard of Nazareth House with a Devonshire afternoon tea
The plain modernist San Spirito Chapel with its richly detailed interior and the unused tomb of John Hawes
The charming English cottage-styled Hermitage soon to be in use as historic short-stay accommodation
The magnificence of St Francis Xavier Cathedral and its underground crypt
The burial place of Bishop William Kelly and the story of its discovery
The heavenly sounds of the cathedral pipe organ
The tolling of Australia’s largest carillon of church bells
Complete the experience with a touch of Irish charm and hospitality at Hawes’ simple St Patrick’s Church, now repurposed as the Midwest Irish Club where you will be served a complimentary drink and light refreshments.