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Carnegie, VIC - St Anthony's Catholic

Carnegie, VIC - St Anthony's Catholic

Address: 172 Neerim Road, , Carnigie Victoria, 3163

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Casino, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Casino, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1940

Address: 126 Canterbury Street, , Casino New South Wales, 2470

The first Catholic Church was erected in 1876. The current Church was built of local red bricks in 1940. A late Art Deco church with rectangular lines and heavy scale and bulk. Romanesque elements on facade. The Church was consecrated in May, 1940 by the Bishop of Lismore. The bricks came from Coombell, south of Casino.

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Cassilis, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Cassilis, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Scott Street, , Cassilis New South Wales, 2329

The Foundation stone was laid by the Bishop of Maitland Dr Murray on 28th January 1894. The building was to be of wood with a stone foundation at a cost of around £800.

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Castlemaine, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Castlemaine, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 78 Hargraves Street, , Castlemaine Victoria, 3450

The first temporary chapel was built in 1853. The wooden church remained in service until 1857 when plans for "a magnificent cathedral in the Elizabethan style" were announced. Frederick Poepel was chosen as the architect, and the first stone laid on September 13th 1857..

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Cathcart, NSW - Catholic (Former)

Cathcart, NSW - Catholic (Former)

Address: Eden Street, , Cathcart New South Wales, 2632

The Church was built around 1880. The Church closed in 1970.

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Caulfield South, VIC - Holy Cross Catholic

Caulfield South, VIC - Holy Cross Catholic

Year Built: 1937

Address: 707 Glenhuntly Road, , Caulfield South Victoria, 3162

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 May 1937 by the Most Reverend D. Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne. The Architect was O.H. Jorgensen.

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Cerberus, VIC - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

Cerberus, VIC - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

Address: Nelson Road HMAS, , Cerberus Victoria, 3920

Our Lady Star of the Sea Memorial Chapel serving the Royal Australian Navy within HMAS CERBERUS, Victoria. Opened in 1948 by Archbishop Daniel Mannix. It features stained glass windows donated by the American singer/actor Bing Crosby on a visit by him in the 1950's.

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Charlton, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Charlton, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1993

Address: 7 Learmouth Street, , Charlton Victoria, 3525

A Foundation stone reads, "St Joseph's Church Charlton was blessed and opened by Most Reverend Ronald Mulkeearns D.D. Bishop of Ballarat Sunday April 4th 1993. Fr Denis Dennehy Parish Priest. On this site stood the former St Joseph's Church blessed and opened by Bishop Joseph Higgins of Ballarat in September 1907 when Father Edward…

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Charters Towers, QLD - St Columba's Catholic

Charters Towers, QLD - St Columba's Catholic

Year Built: 1972

Address: Church Street, , Charters Towers Queensland, 4820

A plaque reads, " This stone was blessed by The Most Rev L. Faulkiner Bishop of Townsville on 3rd September 1972 in the Centenary year of St Columba's Parish 1872 - 1972".

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Chelsea, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Chelsea, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1941

Address: 362 Station Street, , Chelsea Victoira, 3196

St Joseph's was attached to Mentone until 1927 when Frankston was made a parish. The first church was erected in 1914 and later badly burnt in 1965. The current church was opened on 5 Januaury 1941 with a cost of £10,500. The Architect was Mr Cyril Kelly and the Builder was Mr W.J. Kelly.

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Cheltenham, VIC - Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic

Cheltenham, VIC - Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic

Address: 9 Centre Dandenong Road, , Cheltenham Victoria, 3192

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Childers, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Childers, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1941

Address: 44 Bruce Highway, , Childers Queensland, 4660

The Foundation stone of this Church erected to the Glory of God and in honour of the sacred heart by the people of Childers was blessed and laid by Most Rev James Duhig D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane 28 - 3 - 41. R.W. Lyons P.P.".

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Chiltern, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Chiltern, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 144 North Road, , Chiltern Victoria, 3683

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Clare, SA - St Michael's Catholic

Clare, SA - St Michael's Catholic

Address: Victoria Road, , Clare South Australia, 5453

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Claremont, TAS - St Bernard's Catholic

Claremont, TAS - St Bernard's Catholic

Year Built: 1958

Address: 27 Wyndham Road, , Claremont Tasmania, 7011

The Marist Fathers took charge of St. Bernard's Parish, Claremont, when Father O'Halloran, SM, came as parish priest in February 1958. Archbishop Guilford Young blessed and opened St. Bernard's Church, in Wyndham Road on April 20, 1958. Working bees organised by Father J. C. Wallis (Claremont was served from Glenorchy before the Marists…

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Clarence Gardens, SA - St Anthony's of Padua Catholic

Clarence Gardens, SA - St Anthony's of Padua Catholic

Year Built: 1959

Address: Castle Street, , Clarence Gardens South Australia, 5039

The Foundation stone was laid on 3 May 1959 by the Most Reverend M. Beovich D.D. Phd.

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Clayfield, QLD - St Agatha's Catholic

Clayfield, QLD - St Agatha's Catholic

Year Built: 1924

Address: 52 Orial Road, , Clayfield Queensland, 4011

The foundation stone of the new church was laid by Duhig on 10 August 1924. A sum of £1,150 was collected at the ceremony towards the cost of the building. This amount had increased to £2,400 by the church's opening. Donations ranged from small amounts to £200, including £25 from Hennessy and Hennessy, and £25 from Mrs T.C. Beirne. The…

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Clear Island Waters, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Clear Island Waters, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1986

Address: 50 Fairway Drive, , Clear Island Waters Queensland, 4226

A Foundation stone reads, "This Church dedicated to the Sacred heart of Jesus was blessed and opened by His Grace the Most Reverend F.R. Rush D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane on Sunday 22nd June 1986 Rev O.K. Oxenham DCL OBE Parish Priest Surfers Paridis Broadbeach". A plaque reads, “ The rose window faces the mountains to the west: the…

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Clermont, QLD - St Mark's Catholic

Clermont, QLD - St Mark's Catholic

Address: 12 Capricorn Street, , Clermont Queensland, 4721

The first Church was opened in 1866.

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Clifton Hill, VIC - Croatian Catholic

Clifton Hill, VIC - Croatian Catholic

Year Built: 1886

Address: Corner Hodgkinson & Wellington Streets, , Clifton Hill Victoria, 3068

The foundation stone of this former Wesleyan Church, was laid on 13 December 1886. The parsonage in Hodgkinson Street was built in 1881. Due to low attendances, the Wesleyan Church closed down in October 1961.

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Clifton Hill, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Clifton Hill, VIC - St John the Baptist Catholic

Year Built: 1876

Address: 61 Queens Parade, , Clifton Hill Victoria, 3068

Construction commenced in 1876 and by July the walls were being erected. The Foundation stone was laid in 1876. The Architect was J.B. Denny. The spire was added in 1907.

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Clifton, QLD - St James and St John's Catholic

Clifton, QLD - St James and St John's Catholic

Address: Clifton Leyburn Road, , Clifton Queensland, 4361

His Grace, Archbishop Dunne on October 21, 1888, opened the first Catholic Church built in Clifton. It was situated on the block on which the current presbytery now stands. Mr M. T. O'Brien was the builder and it cost 247. It was only six months old when discussions commenced about enlarging the church. James Mowen, a prominent Clifton…

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Cloncurry, QLD - St Colman's Catholic

Cloncurry, QLD - St Colman's Catholic

Address: 14 Sheaffe Street, , Cloncurry Queensland, 4824

The Church was established in 1898. At the time of Father Hanley's time there was no Church, and he used the old Shire Hall for Mass. He had a small residence opposite the present Police Station. He also collected money for a Church and purchased a wooden Church building in England. When it arrived in Townsville, Father O'Keeffe…

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Clovelly, NSW - St Anthony's Catholic

Clovelly, NSW - St Anthony's Catholic

Address: 58 Arden Street, , Clovelly New South Wales, 2031

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Cloverdale, WA - Notre Dame Catholic

Cloverdale, WA - Notre Dame Catholic

Address: 345 Wright Street, , Cloverdale Western Australia, 6105

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Clunes, VIC - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic

Clunes, VIC - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic

Address: Clunes Creswick Road, , Clunes Victoria, 3370

The church is constructed in bluestone and was designed by Henry R. Caselli and W. B. Tappin and was built between 1872 and 1873. It's based on the plans of St Patrick's in Ballarat and the St Patrick's in Port Fairy (both designed by Charles Hansom). The Church was opened on 9 March 1873 by the Right Reverend J.A. Gould Bishop of…

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Cobargo, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Cobargo, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1896

Address: 58 Wandella Road, , Cobargo New South Wales, 2550

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Cobden, VIC - St Brendan's Catholic

Cobden, VIC - St Brendan's Catholic

Address: Curdie Street, , Cobden Victoria, 3266

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Cobram, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Cobram, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 4 William Street, , Cobram Victoria, 3644

Cobram and Katamatite were part of Yarrawonga Parish. From 1910 - 1922 Cobram was part of Numurkah Parish, the first Church being built in 1911. Ten years later, in 1921, the convent and school were built and in 1922 the Sisters of Mercy arrived from Bendigo to open the school. A Foundation stone on the old church reads, " St Josephs…

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Coburg, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Coburg, VIC - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: Mitchell Street, , Coburg Victoria, 3058

The Foundation stone was laid on 14 March 1920 by the Archbishop of Melbourne the Most Reverend Daniel Mannix.

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Coffs Harbour, NSW - St Augustine Catholic

Coffs Harbour, NSW - St Augustine Catholic

Address: 12 Gordon Street, , Coffs Harbour New South Wales, 2450

The first Church was erected in 1908. It was opened on 26 January 1908 and blown down on Christmas Eve 1908. A plaque reads, "This Parish Bell was solemnly blessed by Most Rev J S Satterthwaite, DD BE and was donated by Gruppo Alpini, Italian Community and Supporters on 12 November, 1995 T Borsato Gruppo Alpini CH Fr C G Reinhard…

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Colac, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Colac, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1980

Address: Corner Calvert & Gellibrand Streets, , Colac Victoria, 3250

On February 7 1850 Reverend Nicholas Coffey applied for two acres of land in Colac for the purposes of a Church, Scholl and a clergy residence. By March of the same year approval had been given by the Colonial Secretaries office in Sydney. The population in the Colac region in 1851 was 1,199 residents. 1980. Architect was Brian Dowling.*

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Coleambally, NSW - St Peter's Catholic

Coleambally, NSW - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1982

Address: 20 Kingfisher Avenue, , Coleambally New South Wales, 2707

The church was opened on 12 December 1982 by the Most Reverend F.P. Carroll D.D. Bishop of Wagga Wagga.

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Colebrook, TAS - St Patrick's Catholic

Colebrook, TAS - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1857

Address: 2 Arthur Street, , Colebrook Tasmania, 7027

Bishop Wilson approved the construction of a large church at Colebrook towards the end of 1854. The Government was approached to supply " a few loads of metal" in order "to make good the approaches to the proposed church': This paltry assistance was given. However When asked if more substantial help by allowing timber for the church to…

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Collector, NSW - St Bartholomew's Catholic

Collector, NSW - St Bartholomew's Catholic

Year Built: 1851

Address: Bourke Street, , Collector New South Wales, 2581

The Church was built in 1851

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Collie, NSW - Catholic (Former)

Collie, NSW - Catholic (Former)

Address: Coonamble Street, , Collie New South Wales, 2827

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Colonel Light Gardens, SA - St Therese's Catholic

Colonel Light Gardens, SA - St Therese's Catholic

Year Built: 1962

Address: 3 Oxford Circus, , Colonel Light Gardens South Australia, 5041

The Foundation stone was laid on 26 August 1962 by the Most Reverend M Beovich D.D. PhD Archbishop of Adelaide.

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Coogee, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Coogee, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: Corner Brook & Waltham Streets, , Coogee New South Wales, 2034

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Coogee, NSW - St Mary and Joseph Catholic

Coogee, NSW - St Mary and Joseph Catholic

Address: 246 Malabar Road South, , Coogee New South Wales, 2034

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Coolah, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Coolah, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 28 - 30 Church Street, , Coolah New South Wales, 2843

The Original Church which is now part of the Catholic School had its Foundation stone laid by Dr Dunne Bishop of Bathurst on 9th July 1905.

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