Cygnet, TAS - St James Catholic (7057)

Year Built: 1940

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: James

Address: 34 Mary Street, Cygnet, Tasmania, 7112

Traditional Owners: Melukerdee people

Last Updated: 09/12/2022

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History and Architecture:

A Foundation stone attached to the building was laid on 18 February 1940 by his Grace the Archbishop of Hobart J.D. Simonds. The Church was opened on 6 October of the same year. The church was designed in the Moorish style.

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
1864 - Father James Holehan 1904 /1907
1868 - 1869 Father J. J. McKernan 1904
1869 - Father Thomas Kelsh 1928
1872 - Father Michael Joseph O'Regan 1924
1872 - 1873 Father Michael O'Callaghan
1879 - Father P O O'Reilly 1920
1888 - Father James Holehan 1906 /1907
1894 - Father Patrick J O'Flynn 1926
1926 - 1939 Father Arthur Cullen
1927 - Father Edmond Roche 1973
1939 - Father J M Kerrish
1939 - 1962 Father Francis Kent 1965
1961 - Father Ambrose Benneworth 1977
1976 - 1988 Father Graeme Howard
1988 - 1994 Father Gerard Sheedy 2010
1995 - 2003 Father John Reilly
2004 - 2008 Father Peter Nicholls 1937 1963
2008 - 2009 Father Micheal Hickey CP
2009 - Father Mark Freeman
2010 - 2015 Father Gregory Barker
2015 - 2017 Father Michael Tate AO
2017 - 2020 Father Deva Raju Dusi
2020 - Father Warren Edwards

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. Priceless Heritage W.T. Southerwood
2. Deceased Clergy in Australia, 1788-2022