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Helidon, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Helidon, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Gunn Street, , Helidon Queensland, 4344

The local Hotel owner Mr Daniel Lynch donated the land where the church is located. Initially known as St Andrews St Josephs was opened in December 1866. In mid 1874 the Sisters of St Joseph came to Helidon and a convent was established in 1884. A cyclonic hail storm hit Helidon in 1914 completely demolishing the Church and causing a…

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Hendra, QLD - Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic

Hendra, QLD - Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic

Address: 9 Bowman Street, , Hendra Queensland, 4011

The Church began with the purchase of an old rambling residence belonging to the Bowman family on 3 acres of land which became the temporary church. The Parish was established in 1928 by Fr Joseph V. Troy and the first Mass was held in the old house/church on 9 June 1929. The foundation stone of the current Our Lady Help of Christians…

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Heyfield, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Heyfield, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1916

Address: George Street, , Heyfield , 3859

The first Church was opened in 1889. A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. This memorial stone of St Michael's Church was blessed by The Most Revd Patrick Phelan D.D. Bishop of Sale August 20th 1916".

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Highett, VIC - St Agnes Catholic

Highett, VIC - St Agnes Catholic

Year Built: 1969

Address: 10 Spring Road, , Highett Victoria, 3190

A Plaque on the church wall reads, "This Church dedicated to S. Agnes V.M. was blessed and opened on Wednesday 10 September 1969 by Archbishop J Knox D.D. Parish Priest Fr G. Quilter. The Church was built as a Peace Memorial for those who died Defending their country R.I.P. This stone commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Parish 13…

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Highton, VIC - St Bernard's Catholic

Highton, VIC - St Bernard's Catholic

Address: 74 Fryers Road, , Highton Victoria, 3216

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Hobart, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Hobart, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1841

Address: 165 Macquarie Street, , Hobart Tasmania, 7000

A sandstone church built in Gothic style. Has a Nave with featured stonework to arched openings and pilasters to side walls. The church was built in 1841 and opened by Father Therry on Christmas morning 1841. It was designed by James Thomson, a former convict with convict labour employed to carry out the work. The tower is 60 feet…

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Hobart, TAS St Mary's Catholic Cathedral

Hobart, TAS St Mary's Catholic Cathedral

Year Built: 1898

Address: 180 Harrington Street, , Hobart Tasmania, 7000

St Mary’s Cathedral was the vision of the first Bishop of Hobart Town, Robert William Willson. Bishop Willson chose the design and spent years raising the funds. Designed by William Wardell, one of Australia’s greatest nineteenth-century architects, it was completed except for its steeple between 1876 and 1898 to a modified design by…

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Holbrook, NSW - Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic

Holbrook, NSW - Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic

Address: Hume Highway, , Holbrook New South Wales, 2644

Additions to the church was made in 1955 and blessed by the Most Rev F.A. Hanschke on 18 December.

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Holder, ACT - St Jude Catholic

Holder, ACT - St Jude Catholic

Address: 55 Mulley Street, , Holder Australian Capital Territory, 2611

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Holt, ACT - St John the Apostle Catholic

Holt, ACT - St John the Apostle Catholic

Address: 25 Blackham Street, , Holt Australian Capital Territory, 2615

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Home Hill, QLD - St Colman's Catholic

Home Hill, QLD - St Colman's Catholic

Address: 62 Tenth Street, , Home Hill Queensland, 4806

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Hopetoun, WA - Church of Peter the Fisherman Catholic

Hopetoun, WA - Church of Peter the Fisherman Catholic

Address: The Esplanade, , Hopetoun Western Australia , 6348

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Horsham, VIC - St Michael and St John's Catholic

Horsham, VIC - St Michael and St John's Catholic

Year Built: 1987

Address: Corner Roberts & Urquhart Streets, , Horsham Victoria, 3400

The first Mass to be held in Horsham was in 1857 by visiting Priest Fr. Patrick Madden. The first church was opened by Bishop O'Connor on 12 November 1876, a wooden building facing west to McPherson Street.* The first Catholic church seems to have been built in record time following its establishment as a parish when separated from…

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Howlong, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Howlong, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1956

Address: 68 Pell Street, , Howlong New South Wales, 2643

A Foundation stone reads, " St Brigid's Church blessed and opened by The Most Reverend F.A. Henschke DD Bishop of Wagga 22nd July 1956 Rev T. Shanley Pastor".

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Hughenden, QLD - St Francis Catholic

Hughenden, QLD - St Francis Catholic

Address: 16 Mowbray Street, , Hughenden Queensland,

Residents first celebrated Mass in the little old school that was situated where the main road now runs at the inter-section of Grey Street and Mowbray Street. Father Mouton came in 1887 and celebrated Mass for the first years in the old Court-house every Sunday that he was in town. A little organ, the property of the Town Council, was…

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Hunters Hill, NSW - Holy Name of Mary Catholic

Hunters Hill, NSW - Holy Name of Mary Catholic

Year Built: 1867

Address: 3 Mary Street, , Hunters Hill New South Wales, 2110

The church was originally designed to be the chapel of the adjacent Villa Maria Monastery. The foundation stone was blessed by the Archbishop of Sydney and laid on 15 September, 1867. In the early 1970s and again in 1988 work was carried out to the interior of the church to accommodate the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council.…

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Hurstbridge, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Hurstbridge, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Heidelberg Kinglake Road, , Hurstbridge Victoria, 3099

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Hurstville, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Hurstville, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1885

Address: Croydon Road, , Hurstville New South Wales, 2220

On 18 December, 1850, Michael Gannon purchased 1905 acres from the estate of Captain John Townson whose grant of crown land took in the whole of the present suburbs of Hurstville and Carlton reaching almost to Kogarah Bay. Michael Gannon then transferred ownership of two acres to the Most Reverend John Bede Polding on 24 November, 1855…

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Ingham, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Ingham, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 18 Abbott Street, , Ingham Queensland, 4850

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Inglewood, QLD - Our Lady of the Southern Cross Catholic

Inglewood, QLD - Our Lady of the Southern Cross Catholic

Year Built: 1962

Address: 46 George Street, , Inglewood Queensland, 4387

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was blessed and placed by the Most Reverend William Brennan D.D. Bishop of Toowoomba on the 31st day of May 1962. Rev S.C. Kattie P.P.".

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Inglewood, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Inglewood, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1905

Address: 85 Southey Street, , Inglewood Victoria, 3517

A Historical plaque reads, "The Very Reverend Dean Hayes of Sandhurst opened the first church on his site, a timber structure serving as a church and a school on November 8th 1866.The present red brick church was built in 1905 and the opening ceremony and blessing held on December 17th 1905 by the most Reverend Dr. Reville, Bishop of…

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Injune, QLD - Catholic (Former)

Injune, QLD - Catholic (Former)

Address: 64 Hutton Street, , Injune Queensland, 4454

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Inverell, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Inverell, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Address: 81 Vivian Street, , Inverell New South Wales, 2360

The Freeman's Journal of Sat Jan 6th 1872 describes the then opening of church at the time in the following terms, " Certainly it was due to the great kindness of the Right Rev. Or. O'Malley, who came at considerable inconvenience to open our new church, that an earlier public recognition should have been made of his Lordship's zeal…

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Inverleigh, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Inverleigh, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1933

Address: 71 - 79 High Street, , Inverleigh Victoria, 3321

It was built in 1933, possibly as means of providing work during the Depression, and was designed in a simple restrained Gothic Revival style using typical materials for its time. The present church replaced an earlier timber church on this site which in turn replaced another on a site near the Inverleigh Cemetery.

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Inverloch, VIC - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

Inverloch, VIC - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

Address: 16 Scarborough Street, , Inverloch Victoria, 3996

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Invermay, TAS - St Finn Barr's Catholic

Invermay, TAS - St Finn Barr's Catholic

Year Built: 1954

Address: 122 Invermay Road, , Invermay Tasmania, 7248

A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. This stone was blessed and laid by his race the Most Rev E.V. Tweedy D.D. Archbishop of Hobart on 14th February 1954 W.T. Ryan Parish Priest". A second stone on a brick post reads, " These status were erected by parishioners of St Finn Barrs parish to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the Parish Priest…

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Iona, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Iona, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1940

Address: 1215 Bunyip River Road, , Iona Victoria, 3815

The first church was constructed in 1900 and followed by a convent for the Sisters of St Joseph in 1914. A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. This church was blessed and opened by the Most Rev D. Mannix D.D.L.L.D Archbishop of Melbourne 14th April 1940 Revd P. Cremin P.P.". A Foundation stone on the church hall next door reads, "…

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Ipswich, QLD - St Mary's Catholic

Ipswich, QLD - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1849

Address: Corner Elizabeth Street & Roseberry Parade, , Ipswich Queensland, 4305

The Church was first established in 1849. Father William McGinty, from Northern Ireland, took charge of Ipswich Parish in 1852 and had the first Saint Mary's Church built. This building was described as "a rude slab building of small dimensions, without glass windows, only shutters." In 1862 this church was later demolished and replaced…

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Ivanhoe, VIC - Mary Immaculate Catholic

Ivanhoe, VIC - Mary Immaculate Catholic

Year Built: 1961

Address: Corner Waverley & Upper Heidelberg Road, , Ivanhoe Victoria, 3079

The original church was built in 1915 by Architects Kempson and Connlly. The Pastor was the Reverend M.F. McKenna. The current church was erected in 1961. The foundation stone was laid by the Most Reverend Arthur Fox D.D. on 10 December. Reverend Bernard Geohegan P.P. was the Pastor.

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Ivanhoe, VIC - St Bernadette's Korean Catholic

Ivanhoe, VIC - St Bernadette's Korean Catholic

Year Built: 1961

Address: 89 Bond Street, , Ivanhoe Victoria, 3079

A Foundation stone reads, "Church of St Bernadette Ivanhoe West This stone was blessed and set by His Lordship Most Reverend A.F. Fox D.D. this day of December 1961. Robert C. Ellis Architect, John A. Carroll Parish Priest L.U. Simon Builder".

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Jamberoo, NSW - St Matthew's Catholic

Jamberoo, NSW - St Matthew's Catholic

Year Built: 1879

Address: 22 Chapel Lane, , Jamberoo New South Wales, 2533

The first Church was erected in 1839 on land donated by the O'Mara family. The Foundation stone was laid on 18 November 1875 by Bishop Vaughan. The church was blessed and opened on 7 September 1879 by Archbishop Roger Vaughan.

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Jericho, QLD - St Finnian's Catholic

Jericho, QLD - St Finnian's Catholic

Address: 6 Edison Street, , Jericho Queensland, 4728

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Jerilderie, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Jerilderie, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1878

Address: Corner Coreen & Kennedy Streets, , Jerilderie New South Wales, 2716

The Church was built in 1878 and opened in 1882. It was enlarge in 1898 and the Sacristy added in 1928. Famous people who attended the church included Michael Abney-Hastings 1P Earl of Loudon (said to be the true King of England) was married in St Joseph's Catholic Church on Saturday March 8, 2008.

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Jindera, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Jindera, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 2011

Address: 188 Urana Street, , Jindera New South Wales, 2642

A wall plaque reads, " Saint Mary's Catholic Church was blessed and opened by the Most Reverend Gerard Hanna Bishop of Wagga Wagga on the 6th February 2011".

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Jugiong, NSW - St John the Evangelist Catholic

Jugiong, NSW - St John the Evangelist Catholic

Address: Old Hume Highway, , Jugiong New South Wales, 2726

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Junee, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Junee, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1929

Address: Kitchener Street, , Junee New South Wales, 2663

The Foundation stone was laid on 10 March 1929 by the Right Reverend J.W. Dwyer Bishop of Wagga Wagga.

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Kadina, SA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Kadina, SA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1936

Address: 19 Goyder Street, , Kadina South Australia, 5554

The Church was built in 1936 to replace the earlier Church, now used as a hall. The Church is built from stone taken from the Mine Powerhouse and has the pews from the original church within its pseudo Gothic interior. The Foundation stone of this church was laid on 13 October 1936 by the Most Reverend Andrew Killian D.D. Archbishop of…

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Kambah, ACT - St Thomas the Apostle Catholic

Kambah, ACT - St Thomas the Apostle Catholic

Address: 37 Boddington Cescent, , Kambah Australian Capital Territory, 2902

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Kangaroo Flat, VIC - St Monica's Catholic

Kangaroo Flat, VIC - St Monica's Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: 97 High Street, , Kangaroo Flat Victoria, 3555

A Foundation stone reads, " This Memorial stone of St Monica's Church was blessed and laid on Sunday 16th May 1926 by Most Rev John McCarthy D.D. Bishop of Sandhurst".

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Kangaroo Valley, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Kangaroo Valley, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1888

Address: Moss Valley Road, , Kangaroo Valley New South Wales, 2577

This is the second structure on the site. The first, a wooden structure that seated about 30 people, was built in 1873. It was replaced in 1888 by the Church of St Joseph. Red Cedar cut and milled from the Valley was used for the pews. Fr Harnett rode a horse from Moss Vale to the Valley to conduct weekly Sunday Mass.

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