Glebe, NSW - St James' Catholic

Year Built: 1878

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: James

Address: 2 Woolley Street, Glebe, New South Wales, 2037

Architect: John Kirkpatrick

Last Updated: 26/02/2024

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History and Architecture:

The Foundation stone was laid on 7 July 1877 by Archbishop Roger Bede Vaughan. By 1 September 1878, the church of St James, built in the Venetian Gothic style of Pyrmont stone and New Zealand kauri pine and glowing with stained glass, marble, majolica painted tiles, was ready and formally opened. The Architect was John Kirkpatrick.


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
1844 - 1883 Father Pollard
1891 - 1935 Father Patrick Louis Coonan 1925
1935 - 1946 Father Patrick Alphonsus Doherty 1946
2010 - Father Dr Colin Fowler OP


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