“Contact” was a Dutch-language publication that was established in Perth, Australia in 1955. It was a Catholic publication aimed at serving the Dutch Catholic community in Perth and the surrounding areas.
The publication focused on Catholic news and events related to the Dutch Catholic community. It also featured articles on topics such as faith, spirituality, and the Dutch Australian community.
“Contact” was published on a regular basis and was distributed to members of the Dutch Catholic community in Perth, including those who attended Dutch-language Mass at local Catholic churches. The publication played an important role in keeping members of the community informed about Catholic events and other news related to the Dutch Catholic community.
The Dutch Catholic community in Perth was served by several Catholic churches, including the St. Mary’s Church in Leederville (see pic), which offered Dutch-language Mass on a regular basis. The community also held regular social events and gatherings for its members.