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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 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

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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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

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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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Copmanhurst, NSW - St John of the Cross Catholic

Copmanhurst, NSW - St John of the Cross Catholic

Address: 2308 Clarence Way, , Copmanhurst New South Wales, 2460

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Coramba, NSW - St Therese's Catholic

Coramba, NSW - St Therese's Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: 10 Gale Street, , Coramba New South Wales, 2450

Land was purchased from the Coramba Co-operative Dairy Society Butter Factory with the transfer of land taking place in August 1926. The Church Committee had raised £400 for the Church's construction by November 28, 1926, and the Foundation Stone was laid by Bishop Carroll. In November 1926 the northern portion of the Coffs Harbour Parish…

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Corinda, QLD - St Joseh's Catholic

Corinda, QLD - St Joseh's Catholic

Address: 624 Oxley Road, , Corinda Queensland, 4075

A local architect, Mr Geo Trotter jnr, prepared the plans for the first Church and supervised the construction, which was carried out by Mr William Ross. The original contract was for five hundred and twenty-three pounds, plus the cost of the gallery and seating. Additionally, a further nineteen pounds was directed to incidental expenses.…

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Corowa, NSW - St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic

Corowa, NSW - St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: 23 Parade Place, , Corowa New South Wales, 2646

The current church was erected on the site of the first church which was built in 1875. While it was being built, Mass was celebrated in the school. It cost £9,000 to construct and built of brick with an imposing front elevation. Almost at the summit is a canopied niche, containing a magnificent statue of the Sacred heart in white Carara…

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Corrimal, NSW - St Columbkille's Catholic

Corrimal, NSW - St Columbkille's Catholic

Year Built: 1913

The St Columbkille's Church was blessed and opened by the Rt Rev Monsignor O'Brien, President of St John's College Sydney, on Sunday 28 September 1902 at 11am. The original contract price of the new Church was £413 but with improvements and additions the final cost was £565 16s 6d. It was completed and opened on 26 October 1913. A…

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Corryong, VIC Sacred Heart Catholic

Corryong, VIC Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1955

A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. Sacred Heart Church was solemnly blessed and opened by Most Rev Bernard Stewart DD LLB Bishop of Sandhurst December 4th 1955. Rev G.L. Sait Parish Priest Alan G. Robertson & Associated Architects".

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Cowes, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Cowes, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 6 Cowes - Rhyll Road, , Cowes Victoria, 3922

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Cowper, NSW - Mary Immaculate Catholic

Cowper, NSW - Mary Immaculate Catholic

Year Built: 1965

Address: 52 Clarence Street, , Cowper New South Wales, 2460

A Foundation stone reads, "Mary Immaculate Church Bishop P J Farrelly DD solemnly blessed and laid the foundation stone on Sunday 13-12-1964". A stone reads, "A M D G Bishop P J Farrelly DD solemnly blessed and dedicated this church as a memorial to the members of the armed services who lost their lives in World Wars I & II 23-5-1965".

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Cowra, NSW - St Raphel's Catholic

Cowra, NSW - St Raphel's Catholic

Year Built: 1875

Address: Lachlan Street, , Cowra New South Wales, 2794

The first St Raphael's was built along Gothic lines and opened in 1861. The Architect was Edward Gell. Built entirely of stone it was dedicated by Archbishop Polding in 1865. It was replaced by a new church in 1875. The current and third church had its foundation stone laid in 1938 with the stone of the second church forming the…

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Cowwarr, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Cowwarr, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: 13 Church Street, , Cowwarr Victoria, 3857

The Church was established in 1870.

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Cressy, VIC - St Joseph's Memorial Catholic

Cressy, VIC - St Joseph's Memorial Catholic

Address: Cressy Road, , Cressy Victoria, 3322

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Creswick, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Creswick, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1872

Address: 117 Napier Street, , Creswick Victoria, 3363

Creswick Catholics were served first by priests who came form Ballarat when Ballarat itself was still part of Coburg parish. The first traceable ref isa newspaper note in 1855 was that Father Patrick Madden celebrated Mass at Creswick Creek on March 8, in the new store of Messrs. Carter and Walker. Father assisting Fr. Smyth. The latter…

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Crookwell, NSW - St Mar's Catholic

Crookwell, NSW - St Mar's Catholic

Address: 44 Wade Street, , Crookwell New South Wales, 2583

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Crows Nest, QLD - St Matthew's Catholic

Crows Nest, QLD - St Matthew's Catholic

Year Built: 1900

Address: Esk Street, , Crows Nest Queensland, 4355

The church was built, and opened in 1900, and named St Matthew's in honour of the donor of the land. The Sisters of St. Joseph to the Parish, and the building of the Convent school was opened on 15 July, 1917. As of 2007 the church did not have a resident Priest.

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Croydon Park, SA - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Croydon Park, SA - St Margaret Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1959

Address: 286 Torrens Road, , Croydon Park South Australia, 5008

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 May 1959 by Mrs J.H. Stunell.

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Croydon, NSW - Sisters of St Josephs Catholic

Croydon, NSW - Sisters of St Josephs Catholic

Address: Alexander Avenue, , Croydon New South Wales, 2132

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Croydon, NSW - St Joseph's Maronite Catholic

Croydon, NSW - St Joseph's Maronite Catholic

Address: 14 Acton Street, , Croydon New South Wales, 2132

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Croydon, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Croydon, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1939

Address: 35 Wicklow Avenue, , Croydon Victoria, 3136

The Sacred Heart Croydon Monastery was officially opened on Monastery Hill by Archbishop Mannix in April 1939 - a new seminary for the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart. The complex featured a chapel, library, cloisters, classrooms, refectory, kitchens and domestic offices. From its very origins, Monastery Hill has been a place where the…

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