Coogee, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1922

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Brigid

Address: Corner Brook & Waltham Streets, Coogee, New South Wales, 2034

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Gadigal people

Last Updated: 15/07/2023

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History and Architecture:

The Church was opened in 1922 and consecrated by the then Archbishop of Sydney, the Rev. J. Kelly. With the Church being completed Fr. Gilbert commenced on the school project, the main portion being completed in 1923, followed by the new presbytery in 1924. During this period the statue of St. Brigid on the north-west exterior corner of the Church was added.


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
1910 - 1914 Father Edward McGrath
1914 - 1915 Father James Gilbert
1915 - 1919 Father Arthur Perkins
1939 - Father Arthur Perkins


The Organ was built in 1929 by J.E. Dodd of Adelaide. It was removed by John Larner, in the mid 1990's and is in storage in Yarloop WAIt has 2m., 12 sp. st., 7c., tub. pn. Gt: Sw: Ped: 16.8.
For a complete history and photos click here.


1. Organ Music Society of Sydney with permission.
2. Church website.