Castlemaine, VIC - St Mary's Catholic (20695)

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Mary

Address: 78 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine, Victoria, 3450

Last Updated: 05/07/2022

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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..

Clergy:

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
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

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

Church web site.