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Kensington, WA - Holy Family Catholic

Kensington, WA - Holy Family Catholic

Year Built: 1935

Address: Thelma Street, , Kensington Western Australia, 6151

The Foundation stone was laid on 3 March 1935.

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Kew, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Kew, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1872

Address: 116 Cotham Road, , Kew Victoria, 3101

The history of the church goes back to 1872 when Jesuits purchased land in Walpole Street. By 1875 Archbishop Gould had laid a foundation stone on 14 February for a school. Early services for local Catholics were held in Richmond, Collingwood and later Hawthorn. By 1899 the land for the current church was purchased after a donation by Mr…

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Kilmore, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Kilmore, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1856

Address: 37 Sutherland Street, , Kilmore Victoria, 3764

The first Catholic Priest to perform a Mass in Kilmore was the Reverend Father Charles Clarke in 1846. His successor in 1854 was Father T O'Rouke. During his time he set about building a small chapel in the Willomavin area. By 1856 it was decided a bigger Church was required. Construction commenced in 1856 and the foundation stone was…

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Kingsford, NSW - St Therese Catholic

Kingsford, NSW - St Therese Catholic

Year Built: 1940

Address: 45 Sutherland Road, , Kingsford New South Wales, 2032

The Foundation stone was laid on 28 January 1940 by the Most Reverend N. I. Gilroy D.D. Archbishop of Sydney.

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Kingston Beach, TAS - Christ the Priest Catholic

Kingston Beach, TAS - Christ the Priest Catholic

Address: 2 Jindabyne Road, , Kingston Beach Tasmania, 7050

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Kingston SE, SA - St Therese Catholic

Kingston SE, SA - St Therese Catholic

Year Built: 1959

Address: McDonnell Street, , Kingston SE South Australia, 5275

The original Foundation stone was laid on 1 March 1959 by the very Reverend J.W. Gleeson D.D. The current Church was dedicated on 19 December 2009 by the most Reverend Phillip Wilson D.D. J.C.L. Archbishop of Adelaide.

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Kingston, TAS - St Aloysius Catholic

Kingston, TAS - St Aloysius Catholic

Year Built: 1874

Address: Church Street, , Kingston Tasmania, 7051

The church was established in 1873 and opened in 1874.

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Knowsley, VIC - St James

Knowsley, VIC - St James

Address: 17 Bywater Street, , Knowsley Victoria, 3523

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Korobeit, VIC - Catholic

Korobeit, VIC - Catholic

Address: Corner Korobeit Myrniong Road & Muir's Road, , Korobeit Victoria, 3341

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Korumburra, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Korumburra, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1939

Address: 20 Guys Road, , Korumburra Victoria, 3950

The Foundation stone was laid on 10 December 1939 by the Most Reverend D Mannix Archbishop of Melbourne.

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Kyabram, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Kyabram, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Address: 63 Church Street, Kyabram, Victoria, 3620

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Kyneton, VIC - Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic

Kyneton, VIC - Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic

Year Built: 1858

Address: 53 Ebden Street, , Kyneton Victoria, 3444

The Foundation stone was laid on 20 September 1857 by the Most Reverend James Alypius Goold Bishop of Melbourne. The church is construction of blue stone. The Architect was Charles Hansom and the builder was Andrew Strombucco. The tender price was 2,500.00. Richard Jones quarried the local stone. William Wardell supervised the…

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Laidley, QLD - St Parick's Catholic

Laidley, QLD - St Parick's Catholic

Address: John Street, , Laidley Queensland, 4341

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Lalor, VIC - St Luke's Catholic

Lalor, VIC - St Luke's Catholic

Address: 30 David Street, , Lalor Victoria, 3075

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Lancefield, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Lancefield, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1872

Address: 27 Chauncey Street, , Lancefield Victoria, 3435

In 1866 an application was made for one acre of land to be set aside for church purposes. This was later increased to 2 acres. The land was gazetted in 1869. Services were held in the local Court House until the church was built in 1872. The Town Hall was also used for services as was the home of the Conways. The design of the church…

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Latrobe, TAS - St Patrick's Catholic

Latrobe, TAS - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1871

Address: 195 Gilbert Street, , Latrobe Tasmania, 7307

The early history of St Patrick’s at Latrobe is personified through the lives of three individuals. The first is Father James Noone; or “James the builder”, who established the church at Latrobe as well other Catholic churches across the Northwest. The second is Sister Agnes, one of the pioneering Sisters’ of Mercy who opened the Order's…

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Launceston, TAS - Church of the Apostles Catholic

Launceston, TAS - Church of the Apostles Catholic

Year Built: 1865

Address: 44 Margaret Street, , Launceston Tasmania, 7250

The foundation stone for the St Joseph's church was laid on 19 March 1839 by Rev. Gentleman, and the church was inaugurated in October 1842. Two decades later, St. Joseph's Church began to show signs of decay, and it was decided to replace it with a larger church. The plans for the new church were drawn by the Tasmanian architect Henry…

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Lavington, NSW - Holy Spirit Catholic

Lavington, NSW - Holy Spirit Catholic

Address: 550 Prune Street, , Lavington New South Wales, 2641

Father Patrick O'Connell opened the doors of the church in Lavington with Mass in the old Scout's hall Mutsch Street on Sunday February 1 1970. This hall was used for Mass by Sacred heart Parish when it was in Buckingham Street. The Church was to be semi circular with a rising six segment roof, backed by a square tower. R & GF Zauner…

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Leederville, WA - St Mary's Catholic

Leederville, WA - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 40 Franklin Street, , Leederville Western Australia, 6007

The Foundation stone was laid on 6 May 1923 by the Archbishop P.J. Clune D.D.

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Leeton, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Leeton, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1955

Address: Wade Avenue, , Leeton New South Wales, 2705

A brick church the design of which was by Architects S.J. O'Halloran. The builder was T.J. Ashton. The Foundation stone was laid on 1 May 1955 by the Most Reverend F.A. Henschke D.D.

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Leichhardt, NSW - St Columba's Catholic

Leichhardt, NSW - St Columba's Catholic

Address: 213 Elswick Street, , Leichhardt New South Wales, 3516

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Leopold, VIC - Lumen Christi Catholic

Leopold, VIC - Lumen Christi Catholic

Address: Kensington Road, , Leopold Victoria, 3224

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Lethbridge, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Lethbridge, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Midland Highway, , Lethbridge Victoria, 3332

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Lilydale, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Lilydale, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1890

Address: Corner Jones & Clarke Street, , Lilydale Victoria, 3140

The first services were held in the Commerford family home in Edwards Street and on occasions in the de Castella's home. In 1863 Dr Fitzpatrick applied for 2 acres at the corner of Jones and Clarke Streets. In May 1864 work commenced on a small wooden building which was completed in January 1865. In mid 1869 Father Finn was suggesting…

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Lindisfarne, TAS - Incarnation Catholic

Lindisfarne, TAS - Incarnation Catholic

Address: 1 Bay Road, , Lindisfarne Tasmania, 7015

The current church was designed by parishioner and architect Lindsay Wallace Johnston. The church adopted the progressivist ideals of New Brutalism in design.

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Linton, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Linton, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Cumberland Street, , Linton Victoria, 3360

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Lismore, VIC - St John's Catholic

Lismore, VIC - St John's Catholic

Year Built: 1950

Address: High Street, , Lismore Victoria, 3324

The Foundation stone was laid by W.H Johnson Bishop of Ballarat 18 August 1950.

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Little River, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Little River, VIC - St Michael's Catholic

Address: You Yangs Road, , Little River Victoria, 3211

The Church Community was commenced in 1857, when Fr. Ranald Rankin was appointed resident priest by Melbourne's first Archbishop, James Goold. In 1884 Ferguson & Urie erected a two light stained glass window over the altar. The donor of the window, Miss Ellen Bannon/Bannin died two years later in 1886 at the Prince Alfred Hospital…

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Loch, VIC - St Vincent's Catholic

Loch, VIC - St Vincent's Catholic

Address: Old South Gippsland Highway, , Loch Victoria, 3945

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Longford, TAS - St Augustine Catholic

Longford, TAS - St Augustine Catholic

Year Built: 1867

Address: 24 Goderich Street, , Longford Tasmania, 7301

The first of the imposing bluestones which bind St Augustine's Church at Longford was laid in 1864 under the guidance of Longford's energetic parish priest, Fr John Butler. It was a simple act yet a grand occasion, bringing to an end a 50-odd year battle for land and funding for a church to serve the growing number of Catholic families in…

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Lorne, VIC - Our Lady Fatima Catholic

Lorne, VIC - Our Lady Fatima Catholic

Year Built: 1956

Address: Smith Street, , Lorne Victoria, 3232

The Foundation stone was laid by the Most Reverend J.P. O'Collins D.D. Bishop of Ballarat on 15 January 1956. The architect was Alan Robertson and the builder was P McBride.

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Lowood, QLD - St Brendan's Catholic

Lowood, QLD - St Brendan's Catholic

Address: Corner Church & Prospect Streets, , Lowood Queensland, 4311

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Lucindale, SA - St Dominic's Catholic

Lucindale, SA - St Dominic's Catholic

Address: Willow Avenue, , Lucindale South Australia, 5272

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Maitland, SA - St Bartholomew's Catholic

Maitland, SA - St Bartholomew's Catholic

Year Built: 1875

Address: 15 Walter Street, , Maitland South Australia, 5573

The Foundation stone was laid on 23 May 1875 and a dedication service followed on December 5 conducted by the Bishop of Adelaide to most Reverend C.A. Reynolds. In July 1884 the walls were plastered a porch, vestry and gallery added.

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Malvern, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Malvern, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1908

Address: 47 Stanhope Street, , Malvern Victoria, 3144

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 February 1908 by his Grace The Most Reverend Dr Carr Archbishop of Melbourne. The Architect was A.A. Fritsh and the builders were Swanson Brothers.

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Mansfield, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Mansfield, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1937

Address: 54 Hunter Street, , Mansfield Victoria, 3722

The Architect was P.J. O'Connor and the builder was J.A. Sparks. The Church was blessed and opened by the Most Reverend D Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne on 19 December 1937.

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Marrar, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Marrar, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1912

Address: 5 Lime Street, , Marrar New South Wales, 2652

Early services were conducted in the waiting room of the Coolamon Railway Station and at Winchendon Vale in private homes. The church was officially opened and blessed by the Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Dr. Johm. Gallagher D.D. on 28th February, 1912.

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Marrickville, NSW - St Brigit's Catholic

Marrickville, NSW - St Brigit's Catholic

Year Built: 1887

Address: 153 Livingstone Road, , Marrickville New South Wales, 2204

The Passionists came to Australia in 1887 at the invitation of Cardinal Moran, the Archbishop of Sydney. He separated the present parish of St. Brigid's from the parish of Newtown. They originally occupied a small house on the corner of Fletcher St and Petersham Rd. The foundation stone of the Church was laid in October 1887 in…

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Maryborough, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Maryborough, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Address: Corner Kars & Burke Streets, , Maryborough Victoria, 3465

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Meadow Heights, VIC - Holy Child Catholic

Meadow Heights, VIC - Holy Child Catholic

Address: 133 Malmsbury Drive, , Meadown Heights Victoria, 3048

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