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Auburn, SA - Our Lady of Peace Catholic


State: South Australia
Denomination: Catholic
Address: Elder Street Auburn
GPS: -34.028469, 138.688627

History and Architecture:

A former Wesleyan church this Gothic Revival church was built in 1866 by Joseph Meller and Scott. Constructed from Auburn bluestone it has symbolic pillars capped with open bible design, stone cuts with fine lines.

The building was later used as a Sunday School when the Wesleyans and Methodists merged until it was sold to the Catholic Church in 1916.

Further Reading

Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 18 November 1916 Page 50.**

The Archbishop of Adelaide (Right Rev. Dr. Spence) administered confirmation at Port Elliot on November 12. On Sunday, November 19, he will open and bless the new church at Auburn, and will afterwards administer confirmation. **


The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Thursday 9 March 1916 Page 4 DISPOSING OF CHURCH PROPERTY. During the meeting of the Methodist Conference on Wednesday permission was given to sell certain properties no longer needed for Methodist Church purposes. A discussion took place concerning the sale of a schoolroom at Auburn, for which the Roman Catholic Church was prepared to pay £300.**


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2014 - Rev Paul FYFE, SJ PP  
Contributions: Rev. Paul Fyfe SJ PP - Parish Priest of Sevenhill**
Auburn, SA - Our Lady of Peace Catholic