Burnie, TAS - Star of the Sea Catholic

Year Built: 1891

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Address: 96 Mount Street, Burnie, Tasmania, 7320

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Palawa people

Last Updated: 22/07/2022

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History and Architecture:

There are several foundation / plaques on the church building. The church foundation stone reads, " St Mary's Star of the Sea blessed and opened by the Most Rev Daniel Murphy D.D. Archbishop of Hobart 1st January 1891, T Kenner builder, Matthew O'Callahan Parish Priest".

Another reads, " Erected to the memory of the very Revd, Archpriest Patrick Hayes who for fifty six years ministered to the spiritual wants of the people of this parish. Born Ballybricken Co Tipperary Ireland 28th March 1873, Died Burnie 30th September 1954. R.I.P.".


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
1891 - Rev Matthew O'Callahan 1899
1898 - 1954 Rev Patrick Hayes 1873 1956
2020 - Father John Girdauskas P.P.


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