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Drouin, VIC - St Ita's Catholic

Drouin, VIC - St Ita's Catholic

Year Built: 2007

Address: Victoria Street, , Drouin Victoria, 3818

Church was opened on 16 December 2007 by the Bishop of Sale the Right Rev Jeremiah Coffey D.D. The Architects were Graeme Law and Associates and built by McCorkell Constructions.

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Drysdale, VIC - St Thomas' Catholic

Drysdale, VIC - St Thomas' Catholic

Address: 37 Wyndham Street, , Drysdale Victoria, 3222

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Duaringa, QLD - St Kevin's Catholic

Duaringa, QLD - St Kevin's Catholic

Address: 1 Edward Street, , Duaringa Queensland, 4712

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Dubbo, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Dubbo, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1990

Address: 198 Brisbane Street, , Dubbo New South Wales, 2830

The parish of St Brigid's was officially established in 1865 with Father McAuliffe as priest. The original Macquarie Street church was in use until it collapsed during a storm on August 22, 1869. The original St. Brigid’s sandstone church was designed by Mr Edward Gell, a leading architect in the colony, who had been a pupil to the…

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Dulwich Hill, NSW - St Paul of the Cross Catholic

Dulwich Hill, NSW - St Paul of the Cross Catholic

Year Built: 1907

Address: New Canterbury Road, , Dulwich Hill New South Wales, 2203

In 1906 locals petitioned Cardinal Moran, the Archbishop of Sydney, to have their own church in the area. Approval was given and a block of land was purchased on New Canterbury Road in 1907. The Foundation stone was laid in April 1907 by Cardinal Moran Archbishop of Sydney and the church was completed in 1908. Today this is the parish…

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Dunedoo, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Dunedoo, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 59 Tucklan Street, , Dunedoo New South Wales, 2844

A Foundation stone reads, " St Michael's War Memorial Church solemnly blessed and opened by the Bishop of Bathurst A.R.E. Thomas D.D. Sunday March 14, 1971".

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East Bentleigh, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

East Bentleigh, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Address: 844 Centre Road, , East Bentleigh Victoria, 3165

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East Camberwell, VIC - St Dominic's Catholic

East Camberwell, VIC - St Dominic's Catholic

Year Built: 1924

Address: 816 Riversdale Road, , East Camberwell Victoria, 3126

In 1924, the Dominican Fathers took possession of Sir John Higgins' residence (now the front section of the Priory) and the first Parish Mass was celebrated in the front parlour on March 16th that year. Twenty nine people were present. The Church is built of rock-faced basalt ashlar with fine French detailing done in sandstone. The…

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East Malvern, VIC - Holy Eucharist Catholic

East Malvern, VIC - Holy Eucharist Catholic

Address: 1241 Dandenong Road, , Malvern East Victoria, 3145

A Foundation stone was laid on 12 September 1962 by the Archbishop of Melbourne J.D. Simonds D.D. The church, designed by architects Alan Robertson & Associates and built by Holywood Constructions, cost 55,000. It was blessed and officially opened by Archbishop Simonds in September 1962.

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East Malvern, VIC - St Mary's Immaculate Conception Catholic

East Malvern, VIC - St Mary's Immaculate Conception Catholic

Year Built: 1920

Address: 91 Manning Road, , East Malvern Victoria, 3145

In 1891, on Sunday, December 13th, Archbishop Thomas Carr blessed and opened a new timber station church (on the site of the current presbytery) for the parish of St. Stephen’s, Oakleigh at a place named Emo, after the Emo Estate. Today, on that same block of land purchased for £542, the buildings of St. Mary’s Catholic Parish stand. They…

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East Melbourne, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic Cathedral

East Melbourne, VIC - St Patrick's Catholic Cathedral

Year Built: 1858

Address: Corner Gisborne Street & Cathedral Place, , East Melbourne Victoria, 3002

St Patrick's Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, and seat of its archbishop. In 1847 the Colonial Secretary granted two acres of land for a church on Eastern Hill, where St Patrick's Cathedral now stands and by 1850 an additional two acres were granted. In 1848,…

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Echuca, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Echuca, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1866

Address: Corner Percy & Hare Street, , Echuca Victoria, 3564

The first St Mary's was a wooden structure built in 1866 on the same location as todays Church stands. A further brick church was added in 1890.

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Eden, NSW - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

Eden, NSW - Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic

Year Built: 1992

Address: 86 Calle Calle Street, , Eden New South Wales, 2551

The original church was built in 1863 and was in use until 1992. A plaque on the old church reads, A temporary wooden church built in Eden [circa 18601 damaged by strong winds in September of 1860. Rebuilt November 1860. Land granted 27 July 1863 for the establishment of church presbytery and school reported in "freeman's journal"…

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Edenhope, VIC - St Malachy's Catholic

Edenhope, VIC - St Malachy's Catholic

Address: 67 Elizabeth Street, , Edenhope Victoria, 3318

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Eldorado, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Eldorado, VIC - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1868

Address: 156 Main Street, , Eldorado Victoria, 3746

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Elmore, VIC - Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic

Elmore, VIC - Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic

Address: Corner of Harvey & Clarke Streets, , Elmore Victoria, 3558

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Elong Elong, NSW - St Therese's Catholic

Elong Elong, NSW - St Therese's Catholic

Address: 20 Geurie Street, , Elong Elong New South Wales, 2831

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Elsternwick, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Elsternwick, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1897

Address: 71 Orrong Road, , Elsternwick Victoria, 3185

The Foundation stone was laid on 21 November 1897 by his Grace the Most Reverend T.J. Carr D.D.

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Eltham, VIC - Our Lady Help of Christian Catholic

Eltham, VIC - Our Lady Help of Christian Catholic

Address: 4 Henry Street, , Eltham Victoria, 3095

The Architects were Gerard Smith, Diana Iezzi, Smith & Tracey Architects and the Builders were Clark Frigo, Conrad Constructions and Management. The stained glass windows on the west wall depict the Passion, Death, Resurrection and the presence of the Spirit of Christ in the parish of Our Lady Help of Christians since its inception.…

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Emerald, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Emerald, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Year Built: 1983

Address: Corner Yamal & Anakie Streets, , Emerald Queensland, 4720

The Catholic Press of 27th February 1913 records, The new Catholic Emerald Church which was dedicated by Coadjutor Archbishop of Brisbanon Sunday February 16 was opened free of debt. The collection for the day totalled £270, but promises of donations will bring the amount to £300. The Church is lighted with Quirk's air gas. The Rev…

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Emerald, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Emerald, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 13 Emerald Monbulk Road, , Emerald Victoria, 3782

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

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Enoggera, QLD - St John the Baptist Catholic

Enoggera, QLD - St John the Baptist Catholic

Address: 137 South Pine Road, , Enoggera Queensland, 4051

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Enoggerra, QLD - St John the Baptist Catholic

Enoggerra, QLD - St John the Baptist Catholic

Address: 133 S Pine Road, , Enoggerra Queensland, 4051

The initial land offered by the Archbishop was too small for a church and school. A local Catholic, Mrs E Clugston, donated a property which she owned and the Archbishop purchased 2 adjoining acres to provide a suitable area. The Church was blessed and opened on Sunday August 9, 1908. In 1913 St John the Baptist became a parish with…

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Epping, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Epping, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1865

Address: 13 Davisson Street, , Epping Victoria, 3076

Mass had first been celebrated in the district, then known as Darebin Creek, as early as 1849. It had been held in the home of Alexander McKillop, whose daughter, Mother Mary McKillop, founded the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. In about 1852 a Catholic Denominational School, No. 238, was established. A new wooden building was…

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Essendon, VIC - St Monica's Catholic

Essendon, VIC - St Monica's Catholic

Year Built: 1934

Address: Mount Alexander Road, , Essendon Victoria, 3040

The Parish has its Official beginning at Keilor in 1854 when Father Matthew Downing OSA as the first Priest in Charge of the Keilor Mission. The present St Monica's Church was built on the site of a stone church, begun in 1884, completed in 1910 and demolished in 1934 to make way for the larger building. The style of the building…

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Essendon, VIC - St Therese's Catholic

Essendon, VIC - St Therese's Catholic

Year Built: 1934

Address: 48A Lincoln Road, , Essendon Victoria, 3040

A Foundation stone is set in Latin and reads, " A.M.D.G. Hung lapidem benedixit et posuit Daniel Archiepiscopus Melbourne Die 22AD Aprilis 1934 - Petrus O'Brien Rector.

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Eugowra, NSW - St John the Baptist Catholic

Eugowra, NSW - St John the Baptist Catholic

Address: Pye Street, , Eugowra New South Wales, 2806

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Euroa, VIC - St John's Catholic

Euroa, VIC - St John's Catholic

Year Built: 1887

Address: Corner Brock & Kirkland Avenue West, , Euroa Victoria, 3666

Bishop Gould recorded in his diary that he blessed and opened on 8 May 1866 a small church in Euroa named in honour of St Michael the Archangel. This was the first church building in Euroa. On 6 March 1887 the new church was blessed and opened by Bishop Reville Coadjutor. In 1915 the interior of St Johns Church was completely…

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Fairfield, VIC - St Anthony's Catholic

Fairfield, VIC - St Anthony's Catholic

Address: 3 Fairfield Road, , Fairfield Victoria, 3078

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Farleigh, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Farleigh, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: 961 Bruce Highway, , Farleigh Queensland, 4741

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Fawkner, VIC - St Mark's Catholic

Fawkner, VIC - St Mark's Catholic

Year Built: 1971

Address: 9 Lee Street, , Fawkner Victoria,

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was blessed by Archbishop James R. Knox 29.4.1971 - Rev J Noonan P.P.".

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Fingal, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Fingal, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1880

Address: 10 Gray Street, , Fingal Tasmania, 7214

Sighted on the highest vantage point of the township, the church stands out as a prominent feature and reminder of the wealth of our local history. Taking three years to complete the building was constructed by local Michael Lattin following the design of Henry Hunter. During this time the Catholic Church used the Commandant's cottage as…

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Finley, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Finley, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1904

Address: Corner Denison & Riverina Highway, , Finley New South Wales, 2713

The opening and blessing of the current church took place in 1904. The building was enlarged in 1919.

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Fish Creek, VIC - Immaculate Conception Catholic

Fish Creek, VIC - Immaculate Conception Catholic

Address: 18 Foster Road, , Fish Creek Victoria, 3959

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Floreat, WA - St Cecilia's Catholic

Floreat, WA - St Cecilia's Catholic

Address: 47 Peebles Street, , Floreat Western Australia, 6014

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Forbes, NSW - St Lawrence O'Toole Catholic

Forbes, NSW - St Lawrence O'Toole Catholic

Year Built: 1880

Address: 13 Johnson Street, , Forbes New South Wales, 2871

There were two church buildings erected before the current one. The first was located in Camp street and the second was in Harold Street. Of Gothic Revival style the church was erected in 1880. The Architect was Edward Gell. A sanctuary was added in 1905 and a gallery in 1923.

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Forrest, ACT - St Christopher's Catholic Cathedral

Forrest, ACT - St Christopher's Catholic Cathedral

Address: Franklin Street, , Forrest Australian Capital Territory, 2603

The Cathedral is a Romanesque style building made of brick. The Romanesque wall arches and window jambs are all formed of cream, rounded moulded bricks, as are the door architraves. Its south-east front is symmetrical, dominated by a large rose window above a decorative arched entrance in synthetic stone. Large recessed wall arches in…

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Foster, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Foster, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1983

Address: 19 O'Connell Road, , Foster Victoria, 3960

A plaque on the wall reads, " This Church of St Joseph was consecrated and Parish Centre blessed by +Eric Darcy Bishop of Sale on 30 January 1983 Parish Priest Father Peter A.M. Kooloos Architect Algis A. Klimas Builder E.P. & L.A. Brennan".

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Franklin, TAS - St Mary's Catholic

Franklin, TAS - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Huon Highway, Franklin, Tasmania, 7113

The Architect was Henry Hunter. The parish of Franklin amalgamated with Cygnet in 2002. The Church was closed in 2013.

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Frankston, VIC - Saint Francis Xavier Catholic

Frankston, VIC - Saint Francis Xavier Catholic

Address: 60 Davey Street, , Frankston Victoria, 3199

The first Catholic church to open in Frankston on 15 December 1889 after land was purchased for 60.00 the year before. The opening Ceremony was conducted by his Grace Archbishop Carr.* The church was of brick construction with freestone dressings and measured 45 feet x 25 feet. The architects were Tappin, Gilbert and Denchy.*

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