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Barcaldine, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Barcaldine, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1954

Address: 89 Elm Street, , Barcaldine Queensland, 4725

The first Sacred Heart Church was one of the buildings that was moved from one stop on the railway line to the next as it advanced westwards. It was re-erected after it arrived from Jericho with the railway in 1886 on the corner of Willow and Yew streets. In 1889 a second church was built nearby and that was replaced by the current…

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Bargara, QLD - St James Catholic

Bargara, QLD - St James Catholic

Address: 38 See Street, , Bargara Queensland, 4670

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Barmedman, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Barmedman, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1916

Address: Main Street, , Barmedman New South Wales, 2668

The fine brick building was blessed upon its completion by Rev. John Gallagher, Bishop of Goulburn on 19th March 1916, and dedicated to God under the patronage of Saint Joseph. It is not known when Barmedman was connected to the Parish of Temora. The first Mass for the township on record took place in 1882. In the absence of the church…

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Barwon Heads, VIC Holy Family Catholic

Barwon Heads, VIC Holy Family Catholic

Address: 103 Hitchcock Avenue, , Barwon Heads Victoria, 3226

The design demonstrates original qualities of the interwar Carpenter Gothic style. These qualities include the crowstepped parapetted gable roof, with a minor parapetted gable porch projecting to the side north.

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Bass, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Bass, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 20 Bass Road, , Bass Victoria, 3991

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Beaconsfield, TAS - St Francis Xaviers Catholic

Beaconsfield, TAS - St Francis Xaviers Catholic

Address: 188 Weld Street, , Beaconsfield Tasmania, 7270

Catholic families began moving into the mining town of Beaconsfield during the 1880s. Within a decade, they had built a solid timber Church dedicated to St Francis Xavier. On May 11, 1890, Monsignor Daniels Beechinor of Launceston accompanied his uncle, Archbishop Daniei Murphy, to the West Tamar town for the laying of the foundation…

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Beagle Bay, WA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Beagle Bay, WA - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1917

Address: Bishop Place, , Beagle Bay Western Australia, 6725

The community was established by Trappist Monks around 1890. In 1884, the first ever priest arrived to serve the Catholics in the Kimberley to try and convert the Aboriginal people. Bishop Matthew Gibney founded the Beagle Bay mission, developed in the land of the Nyul Nyul people. The Pallottine fathers and brothers took charge of the…

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Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Beaufort, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Address: Leichardt Street, , Beaufort Victoria, 3373

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Beechworth, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Beechworth, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Church Street, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747

A reference in the Argus Newspaper intimates that a weatherboard chapel was being erected in 1855. The Church was dedicated on Saturday March 2 1872.

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Bega, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Bega, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 136 Gipps Street, , Bega New South Wales, 2550

In 1865 St Patrick's parish begins in Bega as a separate parish from Pambula. The Original church was consecrated in 1882. In 1884 The Sisters of Charity established their first school near St Patrick's Church.

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Belgrave, VIC - St Thomas the More Catholic

Belgrave, VIC - St Thomas the More Catholic

Address: 17 Terry Avenue, , Belgrave Victoria, 3160

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Bellerive, TAS - Corpus Christi Catholic

Bellerive, TAS - Corpus Christi Catholic

Address: 2 Alma Street, , Bellerive Tasmania, 7018

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Belmont, WA - St Anne's Catholic

Belmont, WA - St Anne's Catholic

Address: 11 Hehir Street, , Belmont Western Australia, 6104

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Bemboka, NSW - St Columba's Catholic

Bemboka, NSW - St Columba's Catholic

Address: 121 Loftus Street, , Bemboka New South Wales, 2550

On Sunday last, April 27th, (1884) the second Sunday after Easter, the Catholic residents at and around the township of Colombo had the proud satisfaction of meeting in their new church, and of witnessing the ceremony by which the church was solemnly opened for Divine service. The very Rev. Dean Healy officiated with the Rev. Father…

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Ben Lomond, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Ben Lomond, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Inn Road, , Ben Lomond New South Wales, 2365

The Church was built in 1928. The Architect was Joseph Gannon.

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Benalla, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Benalla, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1908

Address: Corner Wedge & Arundel Streets, , Benalla Victoria, 3672

The first St Joseph's was built in 1866. The current Church was completed in 1908 in a Romanesque style at a cost of £9,000. The Foundation stone was laid by his Grace the Most Reverend Dr Carr Archbishop of Melbourne on 21 July 1907 assisted by Bishop Reville and Dean Davey 1907. In 1989 a fire destroyed a large part of the building…

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Bendemeer, NSW - Holy Innocents Catholic

Bendemeer, NSW - Holy Innocents Catholic

Year Built: 1968

Address: 72 Frederick Street, , Bendemeer New South Wales, 2355

A Foundation stone reads, " A. M. D. G. This stone commemorates the solemn blessing of Holy Innocents Church by the Rt Rev Maurice Tully P.P. Vicar Capitular 12th May, 1968 Rev George O'Connor, P.P. Pastor".

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Bentleigh, VIC - St Paul's Catholic

Bentleigh, VIC - St Paul's Catholic

Year Built: 1960

Address: 122 Jasper Road, , Bentleigh Victoria, 3204

A foundation stone reads " This stone symbol of Christ, Chief corner stone of the church was blessed and set by His Grace Archbishop Simonds 13th November 1960, T O'Sullivan P.P. S. J. Morgan and Associates Architect H.P. Yunken Pty Ltd Builder".

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Bermagui, NSW - Our Lady Help Christians Catholic

Bermagui, NSW - Our Lady Help Christians Catholic

Year Built: 1952

Address: 8 Paraboon Drive, , Bermagui New South Wales, 2546

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was blessed and laid by Most Rev G. Young D.D. 28 Dec 1952. Rev J. Blakney".

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Berrima, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholc

Berrima, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholc

Year Built: 1851

Address: Oldbury Street, , Berrima New South Wales, 2577

The Church was designed by Augustus Pugin and the Foundation stone was laid by Bishop Bede Polding. The Church was built by William Munro in 1851.

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Berry, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Berry, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1935

Address: Albert Street, , Berry New South Wales, 2535

The Church was established in 1870. A Foundation stone reads, "This Foundation stone of St Patrick's Church Berry was solemnly blessed and laid by His Grace The Most Rev M. Sheehan D.D. 24 November 1935".

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Berwick, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Berwick, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1956

Address: 125 High Street, , Berwick Victoria, 3806

The first church, built of weatherboard, was erected in 1870. It was originally part of the Brighton Parish. St. Michael's Parish was established in 1956, having previously been part of the parish of Dandenong. In 1956 it became part of the Diocese of Sale. The current Church was opened on 29 April 1984 and was blessed by the Bishop of…

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Bethanga, VIC - St Francis Catholic

Bethanga, VIC - St Francis Catholic

Year Built: 1886

Address: Bridge Street, , Bethanga Victoria, 3691

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Bexley, NSW - St Gabriel's Catholic

Bexley, NSW - St Gabriel's Catholic

Address: 55 Stoney Creek Road, , Bexley New South Wales, 2207

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Biggenden, QLD - St Peter's Catholic

Biggenden, QLD - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Victoria Street, , Biggenden Queensland, 4621

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Biloela, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Biloela, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 66 Rainbow Street, , Biloela Queensland, 4715

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Binalong, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Binalong, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1913

Address: Monteagle Street, , Binalong New South Wales, 2584

The first church was located on Church Hill and was called the Church of St Peter's and Paul. The foundation stone of that church was laid in March 1859. It was later demolished. The Foundation stone of the existing Federation style church was laid on 17 September 1911 by the Catholic Bishop of Goulburn Dr Gallagher. Built of local…

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Birchip, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Birchip, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 2 Corack Road, , Birchip Victoria, 3483

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Birdwood, SA - St Matthew's Catholic

Birdwood, SA - St Matthew's Catholic

Address: Shannon Street, , Birdwood South Australia, 2446

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Blackburn, VIC - St Thomas' Catholic

Blackburn, VIC - St Thomas' Catholic

Address: 57 Central Road, , Blackburn Victoria, 3130

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Blackmans Bay, TAS - St Pius X Catholic

Blackmans Bay, TAS - St Pius X Catholic

Year Built: 1957

Address: 98 Chennel Highway, , Blackmans Bay Tasmania, 7052

The Church was designed by the well known Tasmanian architect J.H.E. Dorney and constructed in 1957.

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Bomaderry, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Bomaderry, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1962

Address: 46 Bunberry Street, , Bomaderry New South Wales, 2541

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Bombala, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Bombala, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1941

Address: 30 Queen Street, , Bombala New South Wales, 2632

The first St Mary's was built in 1867. Father Patrick Newman was the first resident priest in 1864. Prior to this, priests travelled from Queanbeyan and Cooma.

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Bondi Junction, NSW - Holy Cross Catholic

Bondi Junction, NSW - Holy Cross Catholic

Year Built: 1907

Address: 15 Adelaide Street, , Bondi Junction New South Wales, 2022

The original church was built in 1907 and enlarged twice. The present church (AUSTIN MACKAY) was opened in 1940 and is of Art Deco style with Romanesque windows and prominent stained glass depicting the 14 Stations of the Cross. The Foundation stone was laid in 1939.

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Boonah, QLD - All Saints Catholic

Boonah, QLD - All Saints Catholic

Year Built: 1961

Address: John Street, , Boonah Queensland, 4310

The first Catholic church was opened on 1 November 1887. This is the third church and was opened on 29 October 1961.

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Boorowa, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Boorowa, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1865

Address: Queen Street, , Boorowa New South Wales, 2586

The church was established in 1865 and construction of the current church was completed in 1877. The first Mass was conducted in fact iin 1837 by Father Brennan from Yass. Its a Gothic church of blue granite and sandstone both locally quarried. Its 35m in length by 19m wide with ceiling and rafters made from stained timber. The roof is…

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Boort, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Boort, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1928

Address: 110 Lake View Street, , Boort Victoria, 3537

A Foundation stone reads, "This Church was blessed and opened by the Most Reverend D. Foley D.D. Bishop of Ballarat January 1st 1928 Rev C.J. Kelly P.P."

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Bordertown, SA - St Mary's Catholic

Bordertown, SA - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1969

Address: Victoria Parade, , Bordertown South Australia, 5268

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 February 1969 by the Archbishop of Adelaide the most Reverend J.W. Gleeson D.D.

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Boronia, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Boronia, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 212 Boronia Road, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

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Bothwell, TAS - St Andrew's Catholic

Bothwell, TAS - St Andrew's Catholic

Year Built: 1939

Address: 19 Patrick Street, , Bothwell Tasmania, 7030

The Church at Bothwell was given a two-acre grant by the Colonial Government. In May 1864 permission to quarry stone on Mount Adelaide near Bothwell, "towards the completion of a church at Bothwell for the use of the Roman Catholic community". At this stage, the church was well advanced, but the private quarry from which stone had been…

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