St Dominic’s Convent, despite being recently sold to a private buyer, will always be a Kandos icon. It is not just a significant piece of twentieth century architecture illustrating the Spanish Mission style. It is a visual representation of Catholic education in Kandos, as well as a reminder of the important role of the Good Samaritan nuns in Kandos history. Like other iconic buildings it contains layers of history and an abundance of stories – family and community; secret and imaginary…
This article by Colleen O’Sullivan appeared in the Mudgee Guardian in November 2012.
Featured image is of newly-marrieds, Bruce and Jean Brown nee Walsh, parents of the author. This photo of the wedding party is taken on the steps of the convent in 1941.
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