Rutherglen, VIC - St Mary's Catholic
Year Built: 1963
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Traditional Owners: Yorta Yorta people
Last Updated: 24/01/2023
History and Architecture:
A Foundation stone on the church reads, " St Mary's Church consecrated by th e Most Reverend Bernard D. Stewart D.D. A.L.L.B. Bishop of Sandhurst opened for the public worship of God and the honour of the blessed Virgin by the same Bishop September 15th 1963 Rev Francis J Owens Pastor".
A Latin foundation stone reads "ecclesiae s. mariae hunc lapidem primarium benedixit ac posuitt bernarddus epus. sand" - which converted to english reads "The epus of St. Bernard blessed and placed this stone in the head of the church of Mary. sand"
This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.
|1928 - 1954||Father James Lawless|
|1962 -||Father Francis J. Owens||1993|
|2020 -||Father Brian Carey|
No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.
1. 2003 MDHC