Devonport, TAS - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Address: 59 Stewart Street, Devonport, Tasmania, 7310

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Palawa people

Last Updated: 22/07/2022

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History and Architecture:

The first Catholic church at Devonport was established at Torquay in 1870 on the east side of the Mersey River.

One foundation reads, "A.M.D.C. To Commemorate the Golden Jubiin the Priesthood of the Ven Archdeacon Michael J Beechenor P.P. This Foundation stone was laid by the Most Rev Patrick Delany D.D. Archbishop of Hobart June 14 1913".



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
1932 - 1956 Father Don Shaw 1896 1958
- 1989 Father Tom Bresnehan
1989 - 1991 Father Terry Yard
1991 - Father Peter Nicholls 1937 1963
- 2001 Father Richard Ross
2002 - 2012 Father Mark Freeman
2020 - Father Mike Delaney PP


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.


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