Australian Dictionary of Biography

This is a list of biographies in the Australian Dictionary of Biography which mention YCW, NCGM or YCS.

Hackett, William Philip (1878–1954) by James Griffin

Irish-born Australian Jesuit who founded the Central Catholic Library and helped promote the Campion Society in Melbourne during the 1930s.

Hogan, Hector Denis (1931–1960) by Ian F. Jobling
Brisbane YCW member, champion sprinter and refrigeration mechanic

McGuire, Frances Margaret (1900–1995) by Katharine Massam

A biochemist, writer and Catholic social thinker, who helped promote the YCW in Australia along with her husband, Paul McGuire.

Kelly, Kevin Thomas (1910–1994) by Matthew Jordan

Campion Society leader, pioneer of the YCW in Australia, later a diplomat

Lombard, Francis William (1911–1967) by Bruce Duncan

Founding chaplain of the Melbourne YCW

McGuire, Dominic Mary Paul (1903–1978) by Katharine Massam

Author, diplomat and promoter of Catholic Action and YCW

Maher, Francis Kevin (Frank) (1905–1994) by Brenda Niall

Solicitor and law lecturer, who was a member of the Campion Society, who promoted the YCW as secretary of the Australian National Secretariat of Catholic Action.

Mannix, Daniel (1864–1963) by James Griffin
Famous Irish-born Melbourne Archbishop who endorsed YCW, NCGM and YCS in the archdiocese.

Mayne, Charles (1906–1990) by John N. Molony

Charlie Mayne was an Australian Jesuit who promoted the Specialised Catholic Action movements as a lecturer at Corpus Christi College, the Melbourne diocesan seminary.

Murphy, Jeremiah Matthias (1883–1955) by D.J. Mulvaney
Irish born NCGM and Newman Society chaplain

Prendiville, Redmond (1900–1968) by Katharine Massam
Archbishop of Perth who welcomed Cardijn in 1958

Reid, Elizabeth Julia (1915–1974) by Hilary M. Carey
Grail member, editor of NCGM magazine Torchlight and development worker

Simonds, Justin Daniel (1890–1967) by Michael Costigan

Co-adjutor and later archbishop of Melbourne, episcopal president of the YCW, learned of the YCW while studying at Louvain from 1928-30.

Young, Sir Guildford Clyde (1916–1988) by W.T. Southerwood

Archbishop of Hobart and participant at the Second Vatican Council