Corowa, NSW - St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic (10320)

Year Built: 1920

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Mary Star of the Sea

Address: 23 Parade Place, Corowa, New South Wales, 2646

Last Updated: 27/11/2021

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History and Architecture:

The current church was erected on the site of the first church which was built in 1875. While it was being built, Mass was celebrated in the school. It cost £9,000 to construct and  built of brick with an imposing front elevation. Almost at the summit is a canopied niche, containing a magnificent statue of the Sacred heart in white Carara marble. It is built of brick and has an imposing front elevation. Almost at the summit is a canopied niche, containing a magnificent statue of the Sacred heart in white Carara marble.

A Foundation stone reads, "St Mary's Corowa this stone was laid by the Right Reverend J.W. Dwyer D.D. Bishop of Wagga Wagga 21st November 1920 Father Hickey P.P.".

A full history can be viewed on the church website.

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
1920 - Father Hickey 1928
- Father Paul Hart

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.