Numurkah, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Year Built: 1902

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: John the Baptist

Address: 16 Tocumwal Road, Numurkah, Victoria, 3636

Architect: John A Clarke

Traditional Owners: Yorta Yorta people

Last Updated: 23/06/2023

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History and Architecture:

A Foundation stone reads, " St John Bts Church This stone was laid by the Right Revd S Reville O.S.A. Bishop of Sandhurst 23rd March 1902 Jas P.M. Carthy C.C. John A Clarke Architect John C Duncan Contractor".

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
1880 - 1896 Father Murphy Asst
1887 - 1895 Father Michael O'Connor 1906
1896 - 1897 Father Denis O'Dea Asst
1896 - Father James Patrick McCarthy 1927
1897 - 1898 Father Patrick Bolger Asst 1968
1898 - 1904 Father Joseph Brady Asst 1935
1904 - 1906 Father William Tobin Asst 1911
1906 - 1907 Father Rooney Asst 1930
1907 - 1907 Father Ellis Asst
1907 - 1910 Father Dunne Asst
1910 - 1913 Father Joseph Brady Asst
1913 - 1915 Father Richard Kelly Asst
1916 - 1923 Father Patrick Heffernan Asst 1939
1923 - 1927 Father P. O'Sullivan Asst
1927 - 1928 Father John Egan Asst
- 1945 Monsignor Matthew Rohan 1953
1931 - 1961 Father James Cremin 1961
1953 - 1956 Father B. Long Asst
1956 - 1958 Father Leo Lane Asst
1960 - 1961 Father Kilmartin Administrator 1920 1974
1964 - 1967 Father K. Howarth Asst
1967 - 1970 Father E. Loorham Asst 1986
1970 - 1970 Father R. Cullin Asst
1970 - 1974 Father P. Wearne Asst
1974 - 1977 Father J. Leahy Asst
1974 - 1984 Father Gerald Moylan 1923
1977 - 1977 Father P. Youngberry Asst
1977 - 1981 Father F. Hart Asst
1981 - 1981 Father Garlick Asst
1982 - 1984 Father R. Hayes Asst
1984 - 1985 Father M. Goonan Asst
1985 - 1986 Father B. O'Dea Asst
1986 - Father M. Goonan Asst
2020 - Father Michael Grace

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

 

Source:

1. Parish of St John the Baptist Centenary 1887 - 1987. LTP 282.9454K2979P
2. Deceased Clergy in Australia, 1788-present.