Castlemaine, VIC - St Mary's Catholic (20695)
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Last Updated: 05/07/2022
History and Architecture:
The first temporary chapel was built in 1853. The wooden church remained in service until 1857 when plans for "a magnificent cathedral in the Elizabethan style" were announced. Frederick Poepel was chosen as the architect, and the first stone laid on September 13th 1857..
This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.
|1854 - 1856||Father Thomas Barrett|
|1856 - 1864||Father Patrick Smyth|
|1864 - 1865||Father P. Kavanagh|
|1865 - 1870||Father P. Moore|
|1870 - 1888||Father Henry Allen|
|1888 - 1900||Father Timothy Murphy||1903|
|1900 - 1908||Father James O'Neill||1911|
|1910 - 1917||Father P. O'Reilly|
|1917 - 1923||Father W O'Farrell|
|1925 - 1931||Father H Donohue|
|1934 - 1935||Father T. Considine||1931|
|1937 - 1944||Father Patrick Power||1966|
|1944 - 1953||Father M. Toumey|
|1953 - 1954||Father Edward Fennessy||1995|
|1954 - 1965||Father John Killian McLaren||1965|
|1959 - 1967||Father Peter Joseph Jeffery|
|1968 - 1993||Father L Halloran|
|1993 - 1999||Father M. Kalka|
|1999 - 2009||Father D Magennis|
|2009 - 2010||Father A Tuazon|
|2010 - 2011||Father C. De Silva|
|2011 - 2014||Father A. Doran|
|2014 -||Father W Riad|
No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.
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