Cowra, NSW - St Raphel's Catholic

Year Built: 1875

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Raphael

Address: Lachlan Street, Cowra, New South Wales, 2794

Architect: Edward Gell

Last Updated: 08/06/2023

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History and Architecture:

The first St Raphael's was built along Gothic lines and opened in 1861.The Architect was Edward Gell. Built entirely of stone it was dedicated by Archbishop Polding in 1865. It was replaced by a new church in 1875.

The current and third church had its foundation stone laid in 1938 with the stone of the second church forming the foundation of the third church.


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
2022 - Father Laurence Beath


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1. Edward Gell A Country Architect 1818 - 1899.