Muskerry, VIC - St Martin of Tours Catholic (20715)

Year Built: 1876

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Martin

Address: River Road, Muskerry, Victoria, 3557

Last Updated: 10/01/2021

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History and Architecture:

The Foundation stone of the church was laid by Rev Dr Crane Bishop of Sanddhurst on 19 September 1875. Mr Joseph Brady was the architect and the total cost of the construction was 401. The church was debt free by 27 October 1879.

There is a foundation stone celebrating the centenasry of the church which was laid by the Bishop of Sandhurst the Most Reverend B.D. Stewart on 29 August 1976

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
1902 - 1910 Monsignor Thomas Rooney
1916 - Father John Batty Asst
1919 - Father Power
1910 - 1949 Archdeacon J Ryan
1921 - 1922 Father J. M. Adam
1921 - 1926 Father Charles McLlahon Asst
1926 - 1929 Father O'Connor Asst
1932 - 1934 Father J. J. Egan Asst
1935 - Father J Vosti Asst 1947
1936 - 1939 Father V. Cochrane Asst
1940 - 1945 Father J Lehane Asst
1945 - 1947 Father J Gallagher Asst
1948 - 1949 Father Woods Asst 1991
1955 - 1956 Father Basil Thomas Asst
1956 - Father Bryan Long Asst
1958 - Father Paul Ly Asst
1958 - 1959 Father Leo Lane Asst
1959 - 1960 Father David Kilmartin Asst
1960 - 1961 Father Robert Smith Asst
1949 - 1961 Monsignor Patrick J. Dullard 1968
1961 - 1965 Monsignor Patrick O'Sullivan
1965 - 1966 Father George Tait
1966 - 1974 Father D O'Neil
1974 - 1986 Father J Kinitey
1986 - 1999 Father B. Cornell
1999 - 2002 Father R. B. Adams
2004 - 2011 Father J Nhill Priest in Residence
2002 - 2012 F P.A. Adam
2012 - 2015 Father P. Neivandt
2015 - Father Alex Lim

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Contributions:

List of Clergy provided by Lynn Harrop

Source:

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