Casterton, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Address: 26 Robertson Street, Casterton, Victoria, 3311

Architect: Unknown

Last Updated: 19/06/2023

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History and Architecture:

The foundation of the church was laid on 7th February 1886. It was blessed on 7th November 1886 by Bishop Moore assisted by Fr Marshall and Fr Shine. The Gothic style brick church was 64 foot long and cost £3,000. Additions were made in 1918 at a cost of £500.

Clergy:

These names are now in the Database and can be searched individually.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1875 - Father P. J. Kavanagh
1886 - Father John Shine Asst 1931
1891 - Father Costello Asst
1891 - 1909 Father T. O'Neill
1892 - 1893 Father T. P. Lynch Asst
1893 - Father M. Torpey Asst
1895 - Father T. Moriarty Asst 1898
1898 - Father M. Jones
1900 - Father T. McCarthy Asst
1903 - Father J. J. Ferris Asst 1908
1908 - 1912 Father J. O'Brien Asst
1909 - Father C. Logan
1909 - Father J. Davis
1909 - Father J. O'Brien Curate
1912 - Father O'Rouke Curate
1912 - 1927 Father J. P. Lowham 1927
1913 - Father Heneham Curate
1914 - Father James Timmons Curate 1960
1916 - Father Tiernon Curate
1917 - Father J. Brophy Curate 1964
1919 - Father W. J. McGrath Curate
1927 - 1950 Father E. V. Ryan
1932 - 1933 Father Darcy Acting
1945 - Father M. F. Delahenty Curate
1950 - 1965 Father W. J. McGrath
1965 - 1973 Father J. F. Kirby
1973 - 1974 Father W. J. Dew
1973 - Father D. McCarthy

Source:

1. Sacred Heart Parish Centenary 1875 - 1975 Casterton. SLT 282.9457 S14S
2. Deceased Clergy in Australia, 1788-present