Ascot Vale, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1938

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Mary

Address: 123 St Leonard's Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria, 3032

Architect: Unknown

Architectural Style: Romanesque

Traditional Owners: Wurundjeri people

Last Updated: 15/02/2024

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History and Architecture:

The Foundation stone of a new church was laid by Archbishop Mannix on 1 July 1934. The church was completed, and opened by Archbishop Mannix on 15 May 1938. It was constructed in the neo-Romanesque architectural style, a revival of the Romanesque style common in Europe between the years 900 and 1200.

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This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1912 - 1919 Father A. May 1942
1919 - Father Bakker 1950
1968 - Father O'Shea
1971 - Father Thomas Asher Asst
1975 - 1982 Father Tom Jones
1982 - Father Sam Dimattina
1984 - Father V. Maglica Asst
1984 - Father B. Wallis Asst 1996
1985 - Father L. Harper Asst
2001 - Father Jim Clarke
2010 - Father Justin Ford
2020 - Father Joseph Deveikis Asst


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.


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