Collaroy Plateau, NSW - St Rose of Lima Catholic

Year Built: 1967

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Rose

Address: 4 Rose Avenue, Collaroy Plateau, New South Wales, 2097

Architect: Fowell, Mansfield, Jarvis, & Maclurcan

Traditional Owners: Gadigal people

Last Updated: 14/11/2023

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History and Architecture:

Sometime in the late 1950’s approval was sought from the then Cardinal to purchase land for a church and a little time after approval was received and 4 Rose Ave Collaroy Plateau was purchased.  Architects, Fowell, Mansfield, Jarvis, & Maclurcan to design the church. The porch was designed by parishioner Nick Ciko and built by parishioner Kevin Dunn.

A wall plaque reads, " The Lakes Catholic Parish St Rose of Lima Collaroy Plateau opened and blessed by Most Rev Bishop Thomas Muldoon D.D. November 19 1967. Dedicated by Most Rev David Walker D.D. December 16 2006".


These names are now in the database and can be searched individually

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1973 - 1980 Father Norman Grady 2001
1980 - Father Don Leivesley 2000
1980 - 1981 Father Anderson Administrator
1999 - Father Geoffrey Bugden
2003 - Father Gerard McCormick Administrator
2004 - 2011 Father Paul Walsh
2004 - 2009 Father Gerard Ryan Asst


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.


1. Church website.