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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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Clarendon, VIC - St Mary's Catholic (Former)

Clarendon, VIC - St Mary's Catholic (Former)

Year Built: 1871

Address: 6301 Midland Highway, , Clarendon Victoria, 3352

Built in 1871 the church is composed of rendered stone, with Lal Lal white brick facings, is 43ft long by 20ft wide, including a chancel, and cost about £500.

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Clarinda, VIC - St Andrew's Catholic

Clarinda, VIC - St Andrew's Catholic

Year Built: 1989

Address: 76 Springs Road, , Clarinda Victoria, 3169

A Foundation stone reads. " This church of St Andrews was officially blessed and opened by The Most Reverend T.F. Little Archbishop of Melbourne date 8th December 1989 Father Martin Dixon Parish Priest. CD Mason Constructions Pty Ltd Building Contractor Geoffrey Hall Forman Paul Archibald Pty Ltd Architect Enrico Marrone Project…

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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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Clayton, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Clayton, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: 258 Clayton Road, , Clayton Victoria, 3168

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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

Year Built: 1970

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

Built in 1971 to design of George Mazak, the church displays design elements of the Late Twentieth Century Late Modern architectural style. The plan of the church is said to be based on a cross. The main body of the church is square with lower level projecting wings to each elevation. The main roof comprises four gables which meet at the…

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Clunes, VIC - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic (Former)

Clunes, VIC - St Thomas Aquinas Catholic (Former)

Year Built: 1872

Address: 90 Bailey Street, , Clunes Victoria, 3370

The first Church was erected in 1858. The second Church was opened Sunday July 1st 1866. The Church was made of wood and was 58 foot long by 20 foot wide with the walls rising 12 feet. The third church was 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…

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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 Alban's & Augustines Merri bek Catholic

Coburg, VIC - St Alban's & Augustines Merri bek Catholic

Year Built: 1957

Address: 250 Reynard Street, , Coburg Victoria, 3058

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by the Most Reverend J.J. Booth CMG MC DD 31st March 1957 The Reverend F.H. Morton Th Schol VICAR Wystan Widdows Architect John Newbold Builder".

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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 War Memorial Catholic

Coffs Harbour, NSW - St Augustine War Memorial Catholic

Year Built: 1961

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. The Catholic Life magazine featured the solemn occasion in its October 1961 issue of the Blessing and laying of the Foundation stone of the current Church. "The foundation stones of the new St Augustine's Church and the Good…

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Cohuna, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Cohuna, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1953

Address: Mead Street, , Cohuna Victoria, 3568

A Foundation stone reads, " This Foundation stone was laid and blessed by Most Rev B.D. Stewart DD BA LLD Bishop of Sandhurst on 29th November 1953 Rev J.F. Egan Pastor T.A. Power Architect W.A. O'Donnell Builder". A plaque reads, " The Church of Immaculate Conception was erected in 1904. Architect was Mr A. Bode and contractor was Mr…

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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

Ashlar Gothic church. Comprises chancel, nave, north and south aisles, sacristy and north porch. East window with tracery-aisle windows (lancet) in couplets as are quatrefoil lights to clerestory. Gable iron roof. Stone balustrade and porch. A stone church in a small country town designed by Frederick Thomas and erected in 1856. The…

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Collaroy Plateau, NSW - St Rose of Lima Catholic

Collaroy Plateau, NSW - St Rose of Lima Catholic

Year Built: 1967

Address: 4 Rose Avenue, , Collaroy Plateau New South Wales, 2097

Sometime in the late 1950’s approval was sought from the then Cardinal to purchase land for a church and a little time after approval was received and 4 Rose Ave Collaroy Plateau was purchased. Architects, Fowell, Mansfield, Jarvis, & Maclurcan to design the church. The porch was designed by parishioner Nick Ciko and built by parishioner…

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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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Concord, NSW - Our Lady of Mercy Catholic

Concord, NSW - Our Lady of Mercy Catholic

Address: 102 Burwood Road, , Concord New South Wales, 2137

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Coogee, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Coogee, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1922

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

The Church was opened in 1922 and consecrated by the then Archbishop of Sydney, the Rev. J. Kelly. With the Church being completed Fr. Gilbert commenced on the school project, the main portion being completed in 1923, followed by the new presbytery in 1924. During this period the statue of St. Brigid on the north-west exterior corner of…

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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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Coolamon, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Coolamon, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1911

Address: Methul Street, , Coolamon New South Wales, 2701

The first church was built about the year 1888. It was enlarged some years later and served as a church school until the present brick church was built by the Rev Father Griffin in 1911 at a cost of £1,600. The Foundation stone was laid on 18 October 1911. In 1928 the church was added to by the erection of a sanctuary, sacristy and…

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Coolangatta, QLD - St Augustine's Catholic

Coolangatta, QLD - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: Crn Tweed and McLean Streets, , Coolangatta Queensland, 4225

The Church was opened in 1926. The design was Italian Romanesque with a campanile rising to a height of 110 feet and seating for 800 people. A Foundation stone reads, " he Foundation stone of this church to the Honour and Glory of God under the patronage of St Augustine was blessed and laid by The Most Reverend J. Duhig D.D. Archbishop…

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Cooma, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Cooma, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 46 Murray Street, , Cooma New South Wales, 2630

‘The first resident priest, Michael Kavanagh, came in 1863. The Brigidine Sisters opened their school in 1888.’

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Coorparoo, QLD - St James' Catholic

Coorparoo, QLD - St James' Catholic

Year Built: 1925

Address: 165 Old Cleveland Road, , Coorparoo Queensland, 4151

On 6 February 1913, Duhig purchased three acres of land for the sum of £1250. A timber church-school was erected on the corner of Wecker Street (later Kirkland Avenue) and Old Cleveland Road in 1913 at a cost of £2650. The church, designed by Joseph Warren and built by E. Duhig of Wooloowin, was dedicated by Archbishop Duhig on 10 August…

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Coorporoo, QLD - Our Lady of Mt Carmichael Catholic

Coorporoo, QLD - Our Lady of Mt Carmichael Catholic

Address: 312 Cavendish Road, , Coorporoo Queensland, 4151

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Cootamundra, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Cootamundra, NSW - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1916

Address: Morris Street, , Cootamundra New South Wales, 2590

The first Roman Catholic was built in 1870. The Foundation stone of the current church was laid on 8 February 1916 by 1916 Bishop John Gallagher the Bishop of Goulburn. The church was completed in less than six months and the first mass took place on June 25 in that year. Prior to 1916, the people worshipped at St. Columba’s church…

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