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Bowning, NSW - Catholic

Bowning, NSW - Catholic

Address: Silver Street, , Bowning New South Wales, 2582

May have been sold. No other information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Bowral, NSW - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic

Bowral, NSW - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic

Year Built: 1986

Address: 2 Bendooley Street, , Bowral New South Wales, 2576

A plaque reads, St Thomas Aquinas Church Bowral dedicated by the Bishop of Wollongong the Most Reverend William E. Murray DD Dsc. STOC on 9th November 1986 Parish Priest: Father John Higgins PP. Builder: Mr. Barry Howard Design and Project Manager: Mr. -Frank McCormack - Volunteers: with thanks to all."

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Box Hill South, VIC - Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic

Box Hill South, VIC - Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic

Address: 299 Elgar Road, , Box Hill South Victoria, 3128

In 1952, the property at the corner of Bentley and Erasmus Streets was purchased by Fr Timothy Fitzpatrick, Parish Priest of Our Holy Redeemer Parish, Surrey Hills. This property consisted of a large two storey house, a coach house and stable, and an acre and a half of land. In 1954, the coach house and stable were converted into the…

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Box Hill, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Box Hill, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: Corner Dorking & Whitehorse Roads, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The Foundation stone was laid by the most Reverend D Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne on 11 July 1926.

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Brandon, QLD - St Patrick's (former)

Brandon, QLD - St Patrick's (former)

Address: Spiller Street, , Brandon Queensland, 4808

The former St Patrick's Catholic Church, Brandon, is a timber church originally constructed in 1910 when Brandon was part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton. It ceased to be used by the Church in 1974 and following severe cyclone damage in 1989. The building lost much of its roof cladding and was moved from its foundations…

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Bremer Bay, WA - Holy Cross Catholic & Anglican

Bremer Bay, WA - Holy Cross Catholic & Anglican

Address: 11 Mary Street, , Bremer Bay Western Australia, 6338

In 1849 the Western Australian Surveyor General, John Septimus Roe, named the tiny port after Sir James John Gordon Bremer, the captain of the HMS Tamar. Roe had served under Bremer from 1824-1827.

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Bridgewater, SA - St Matthew's Catholic

Bridgewater, SA - St Matthew's Catholic

Year Built: 1966

Address: 1 Wembley Avenue, , Bridgewater South Australia, 5155

The Foundation stone was laid on 27 March 1966 by the most Reverend J.W. Gleeson C.M.G. Co Adjutor Archbishop of Adelaide.

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Bridgewater, TAS - St Paul's Catholic

Bridgewater, TAS - St Paul's Catholic

Address: Paice Street, , Bridgewater Tasmania, 7030

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Bridport, TAS - St Mary's Catholic

Bridport, TAS - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 15 Westwood Street, , Bridport Tasmania, 7262

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Brighton, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Brighton, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1964

Address: Strathmore Terrace, , Brighton South Australia, 5048

The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1964 by the Right Reverend W.J. Russell V.G.

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Brighton, VIC - St Joan of Arch Catholic

Brighton, VIC - St Joan of Arch Catholic

Year Built: 1938

Address: 118 New Street, , Brighton Victoria, 3186

The Foundation stone was laid on 13 November 1938 by the Most Reverend D Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne. The Architect was P.J. O'Connor.

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Brisbane, QLD - St Stephen's Catholic Cathedral

Brisbane, QLD - St Stephen's Catholic Cathedral

Address: 249 Elizabeth Street, , Brisbane Queensland, 4000

Work began on the little stone church in November 1848, using a design of Gothic revival architect, AWN Pugin. The first St Patrick’s Church in Fortitude Valley was a wooden structure built around 1860 with a frontage in Wickham Street, opposite where Duncan Street now adjoins it. The Church Cathedral is a gothic revival cathedral…

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Broome, WA - Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic

Broome, WA - Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic

Year Built: 1963

Address: 34 Weld Street, , Broome Western Australia, 6725

The Church was blessed and dedicated on 8 September 1963 by the Most Reverend John Jobst Vicar of the Kimberley.

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Broomehill, WA - Our Lady of Fatima Catholic

Broomehill, WA - Our Lady of Fatima Catholic

Address: Ivy Street, , Broomehill Western Australia, 6318

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Brunswick North, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Brunswick North, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: 51 Mitchell Street, , Brunswick North Victoria, 3056

St Margaret Mary's was originally part of the parish of St Ambrose in Brunswick. It was first known as St Matthew's and was established in 1913. The original St Matthew's church, built the previous year, served as a church, school and hall. A Foundation stone reads, " A.O.D.G. To the worship of God under the invocation of Saint…

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Bulleen, VIC - St Clement of Rome Catholic

Bulleen, VIC - St Clement of Rome Catholic

Year Built: 1962

Address: Egan Drive, , Bulleen Victoria, 3105

Construction of the present church commenced in 1962.

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Bundaberg, QLD - Holy Rosary Catholic

Bundaberg, QLD - Holy Rosary Catholic

Year Built: 1888

Address: 22 Barolin Street, , Bundaberg Queensland, 4670

The first Church original timber church still stands in the Bundaberg Catholic Cemetery. The proprietor then was Walter Adams, Bundaberg’s first member to the Queensland Legislative Assembly. In 1876 the Sisters of Saint Joseph, founded by Saint Mary MacKillop, arrived in Bundaberg ahead of Father Rossolini who moved his residence from…

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Bungalow, NSW - St Kevin's Catholic

Bungalow, NSW - St Kevin's Catholic

Year Built: 1935

Address: 1 Deacon Street, , Bangalow New South Wales, 2479

A Foundation stone reads, "D O M This foundation stone of St Kevin's Church was laid in 20th January 1935 by the Most Rev John Carroll D.D. Bishop of Lismore Ven Archdeacon Scott PP". A plaque on a rock at the steps to the Church reads, "Church of St Kevins Bangalow Blessed by Bishop P Farrelly 16th June 1935. Archdeacon B Scott PP.…

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Bungaree, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Bungaree, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1890

Address: 184 Bungaree Wallace Road, , Bungaree Victoria, 3352

The Parish was established in 1890. A few years before in 1878 Dean Moore purchased a block of land for a church and school. This land now holds the Bungaree hall and some adjoining houses. The first recorded baptism in Bungaree was that of Ellena Rice performed by Fr J Cleary on 31 August 1890. When Fr Linane retired in 1965 Fr…

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Bungendore, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Bungendore, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Turallo Terrace, , Bungendore New South Wales, 2621

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Burleigh Heads, QLD - Infant Saviour Catholic

Burleigh Heads, QLD - Infant Saviour Catholic

Address: 4 Park Avenue, , Burleigh Heads Queensland, 4220

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Burleigh Waters, QLD - Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic

Burleigh Waters, QLD - Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic

Address: 237 Burleigh Connection Road, , Burleigh Waters Queensland, 4220

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Burnie, TAS - Star of the Sea Catholic

Burnie, TAS - Star of the Sea Catholic

Year Built: 1891

Address: 96 Mount Street, , Burnie Tasmania, 7320

There are several foundation / plaques on the church building. The church foundation stone reads, " St Mary's Star of the Sea blessed and opened by the Most Rev Daniel Murphy D.D. Archbishop of Hobart 1st January 1891, T Kenner builder, Matthew O'Callahan Parish Priest". Another reads, " Erected to the memory of the very Revd,…

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Burwood, VIC - St Benedict's Catholic

Burwood, VIC - St Benedict's Catholic

Address: 301 Warrigal Road, , Burwood Victoria, 3125

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Byron Bay, NSW - St Finbarr's Catholic

Byron Bay, NSW - St Finbarr's Catholic

Address: 50 Tennyson Street, , Byron Bay New South Wales, 2481

The first church in Byron Bay was built in 1900 and was also used as a school in those early years. At this time, the separate parish of Mullumbimby was established in 1917, leaving Bangalow and Byron Bay as the main towns of the parish.

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Calliope, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Calliope, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: Dawson Highway, , Calliope Queensland, 4680

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Camberwell, VIC - Our Lady of Victories Catholic

Camberwell, VIC - Our Lady of Victories Catholic

Year Built: 1918

Address: 548 Burke Road, , Camberwell Victoria, 3124

The church is built of Barrabool stone, from Waurn Ponds, Geelong. The most prominent external feature is the cupola – the rounded copper dome adorning the church roof. The foundation stone was laid on 25 May 1913, replacing an earlier church-school building dedicated to St John Berchman opened in 1887. The cost of the building was…

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Camberwell, VIC - St Christopher's Catholic

Camberwell, VIC - St Christopher's Catholic

Address: 595 Riversdale Road, , Camberwell Victoria, 3124

The foundation stone was laid on 7 January 1888 by James Mirams MLA and the building opened on 29 April of the same year. The architects were Loweish, Moorhouse and Figgis. The church was constructed from dark brown Hawthorn bricks in the Gothic style and cost £1,150 to erect. A memorial stone reads, " This tablet to commemorate the…

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Camden, NSW - St Paul's Catholic

Camden, NSW - St Paul's Catholic

Address: 33 John Street, , Camden New South Wales, 2570

The Church was established in 1859 when the great Archbishop Polding was still in office as Archbishop of Sydney and the indomitable pioneer priest of the Australian Church, Father John Joseph Therry, who had certainly proclaimed the Word of God in the Camden area, was approaching the end of his days as Parish Priest of Balmain. Early…

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Campbell Town, TAS - St Michael's Catholic

Campbell Town, TAS - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1857

Address: 4 King Street, , Campbell Town Tasmania, 7210

Bishop Willson rode on horseback from Hobart to Campbell Town to lay the foundation stone of the church on June 25 1856. He was assisted by six priests, the pastor John Fitzgerald and Fathers Butler, Hogan, Bond, Dunne and Keohan. The land was secured in 1857 by Bishop Willson and was consecrated in September of that year. The…

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Camperdown, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Camperdown, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 2 Missenden Road, , Camperdown New South Wales, 2050

The baptismal font in the Church was designed and erected by renowned Australian sculptor Tom Bass in 1959 and is one of many objects that form the parish’s history.

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Campsie, NSW - St Mels Catholic

Campsie, NSW - St Mels Catholic

Year Built: 1915

Address: 7 Evaline Street, , Campsie New South Wales, 2194

Built around 1915 the Church cost 12,000 according to an article in the Sydney Morning Herald of 25 October 1927. The Church was opened by Archbishop Kelly. Romanesque style red brick Church with slate roof. Arched opening at front, small rose window, pilasters alongside walls are features. It is a typical twentieth century Parish…

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Candelo, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Candelo, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1875

Address: 16 Kamaroka Street, , Candelo New South Wales, 2550

This is the oldest Catholic Church in the Bega Parish. Designed by Father Patrick Slattery the first Parish Priest of the district. It was opened by Archbishop Roger Bede Vaughan on January 31st 1875.

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Canowindra, NSW - St Edwards Catholic

Canowindra, NSW - St Edwards Catholic

Year Built: 1902

Address: Tilga Street, , Canowindra New South Wales, 2804

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by the Right Rev J. Dunne D.D. Bishop of Bathurst 11th May 1902". A further Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by the Right Rev J. Dunne D.D. Bishop of Bathurst July 27 1913".

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Canungra, QLD - St Margaret Mary Catholic

Canungra, QLD - St Margaret Mary Catholic

Year Built: 1934

Address: King Street, , Canungra Queensland, 4275

Before the building of St Margaret Mary’s Church, Mass was held within the private homes of Canungra residents. The church building was designed by J. P. (Jack) Donaghue and built by B. Robertson, with the official opening by Archbishop Duhig being held on June 24th, 1934.

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Capella, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Capella, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 59 Abor Street, , Capella Queensland, 4723

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Carcoar, NSW - Chuch of the Immaculate Conception Catholic

Carcoar, NSW - Chuch of the Immaculate Conception Catholic

Year Built: 1870

Address: Collins Street, , Carcoar New South Wales, 2791

Constructed in 1870 the Church boasts a slim stone bellcote and spire and retains its original cooling system, which was cleverly created by wall cavities through which cooler air passed into outlets in the window sills. A letter to the Editor of the Freemans Journal of 11 March 1871 paints an inspired description of the church and…

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Cargo, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Cargo, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 15 Church Street, , Cargo New South Wales, 2800

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Carina, QLD - Our Lady of Graces Catholic

Carina, QLD - Our Lady of Graces Catholic

Year Built: 1973

Address: 100 Mayfield Road, , Carina Queensland, 4152

The present Church and Priory complex was constructed in 1973 and solemnly Blessed and opened on Sunday 25 March 1973 by the most Rev Archbishop P.W. O'Donnell, DD. His Lordship Bishop E.J. Crawford, DD consecrated and dedicated the complex at 11.00am on 7 September 1975. The cost of the complex at that time was three hundred and…

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Carlisle, WA - Holy Name Catholic

Carlisle, WA - Holy Name Catholic

Address: 54 Solar Way, , Carlisle Western Australia, 6101

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