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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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Cronulla, NSW - St Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic

Cronulla, NSW - St Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic

Year Built: 1965

Address: 5 Nicholson Parade, , Cronulla New South Wales, 2230

The Church was officially established as a parish in 1924. The start of the parish, like many parishes in Australia, was with the home church or the domestic church. In the early twentieth century a small group of Catholics gathered in the house of Agnes and Albert Giddings. After several years, Agnes and Albert Giddings donated a piece…

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Crookwell, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

Crookwell, NSW - St Mary's Catholic

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

Crookwell parish was formed in 1882. The government had granted a piece of land from the corner of Spring Street and several blocks in Cowper Street for the erection of the Catholic Church and Presbytery. Around 1880 approximately 14 acres of land was purchased from Michael Moylan, and on this land a small presbytery was built. On Sunday…

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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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Cudal, NSW - St Columbanus' Catholic

Cudal, NSW - St Columbanus' Catholic

Year Built: 1880

Address: 42 Main Street, , Cudal New South Wales, 2864

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Culcairn, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Culcairn, NSW - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 8 Blair street, , Culcairn New South Wales, 2660

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Currawang, NSW - St Matthias Catholic

Currawang, NSW - St Matthias Catholic

Year Built: 1875

Address: 2535 Currawang Road, , Currawang New South Wales, 2580

A plaque reads, "The porch gate was designed & built by Andrew Rowlands in memory of his father Graham Richard Rowlands and his grandfather Roy Richard Rowlands this plaque was dedicated on Wednesday, 27 February 2000 St Matthias' Currawang 125th anniversary"

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Curtin, ACT - Holy Trinity Catholic

Curtin, ACT - Holy Trinity Catholic

Year Built: 1973

Address: 3 Strangways Street, , Curtin Australian Capital Territory, 2605

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 December 1972 by Archbishop Thomas V. Cahill and reads, "This stone symbol of the Church was blessed and laid by Archbishop Thomas V Cahill Dec 16th 1972 Father B Lynch PP". The Church was dedicated by Archbishop Thomas Cahill at 2.30pm on Sunday 24 March 1974 with a dedication ceremony and Mass.…

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Cygnet, TAS - St James' Catholic

Cygnet, TAS - St James' Catholic

Year Built: 1940

Address: 34 Mary Street, , Cygnet Tasmania, 7112

A Foundation stone attached to the building was laid on 18 February 1940 by his Grace the Archbishop of Hobart J.D. Simonds. The Church was opened on 6 October of the same year. The church was designed in the Moorish style.

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Daceyville, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Daceyville, NSW - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1913

Address: 29 Banks Avenue, Daceyville, Daceyville New South Wales, 2032

Daceyville was Crown land in the 1880's and was named Raggetty Flat. In January of 1913, the Government Housing Board asked Archbishop Kelly if the Catholic Church was interested in participating in a ballot for sites to erect religious buildings in the then named Dacey Garden Suburb. The Archbishop accepted the invitation and the…

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Dalby, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Dalby, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1921

Address: Cunningham Street, , Dalby Queensland, 4405

Construction was begun in 1865 on the first Church using local clay for bricks, sourced from the creek's banks. not far from the site of the church. In October 1865, the Dalby Herald reported that construction of the church was "progressing favourably, the brick walls now having attained considerable altitude." However, with the desire to…

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Dandenong North, VIC - Parish of St Gerard Majella Catholic

Dandenong North, VIC - Parish of St Gerard Majella Catholic

Address: 71 Gladstone Road, , Dandenong North Victoria, 3175

The Blessing of the site for the new Church took place on Sunday 20th October 1968 by Bishop Moran D.D. The church was built of modular steel and is dominated by a 50 ft. steeple. It was built by Kurth Bros. Pty. Ltd. of Mentone, and accommodates a congregation of 750.

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Dandenong, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Dandenong, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: 160 Foster Street, , Dandenong Victoria, 3175

The present site was obtained in 1855 and the First Mass was said there in December 1864 by the same Archbishop in a tent. The next day, he laid the first stone for the first St. Mary’s Church, which was completed in 1866.

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Dapto, NSW - St John the Evangelist Catholic

Dapto, NSW - St John the Evangelist Catholic

Year Built: 1986

Address: 24 Jerramatta Street, , Dapto New South Wales, 2530

A Foundation stone reads, " This Foundation stone of St John the Evangelist Church was blessed and set by The Most Reverend William E. Murray D.D. DSc Sc SOC Bishop of Wollongong on Sunday 28th September 1986. Rev J.T. Ward".

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Darlington Point, NSW - St Oliver Plunkett's Catholic

Darlington Point, NSW - St Oliver Plunkett's Catholic

Year Built: 1925

Address: Hay Road, , Darlington Point New South Wales, 2027

The Foundation stone was laid on 29 November 1925 by the Right Reverend J.W. Dwyer Bishop of Wagga.

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Darlington, NSW - St Michael's Melkite Catholic

Darlington, NSW - St Michael's Melkite Catholic

Year Built: 1979

Address: 23 Golden Grove Street, , Darlington New South Wales, 2008

A wall plaque reads, " This plaque was dedicated by the Most Reverend Issam John Darwish BSO DD Eparch for the Glory of God and as a remembrance of Archimandrite Silwanos Mansour Archimandrite Sophronos Khoury Archimandrite Nicholas Caba Archimandrite Malatios Chahoud father Alexios Malouf father Joseph Hallit, Archimandrite, Aftimos…

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Darwin City, NT - St Mary's Star of the Sea Cathedral

Darwin City, NT - St Mary's Star of the Sea Cathedral

Address: 90 Smith Street, , Darwin City Northern Territory, 0800

In September 1882, four Jesuit priests, led by Fr Anthony Strele, established a Catholic Mission Station, and within a few years built a church on the site of the current Presbytery. The first sod was turned on 16th December, 1957, and the foundation stone was blessed by Bishop O’Loughlin on 13th July, 1958. This stone was cut from a…

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Daylesford, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Daylesford, VIC - St Peter's Catholic

Year Built: 1863

Address: 13 Duke Street, , Daylesford Victoria, 3460

A Gothic church designed by Willilam Wardell in 1863 rather in the manner of Charles Hansom, but later degraded by the rebuilding of the west end after the collapse of the west wall and turret, The church is a simple form with a five bay gabled nave containing geometric decorated gothic windows and stepped buttressing. The gable roof…

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Daylston, VIC - Holy Cross Catholic (Former)

Daylston, VIC - Holy Cross Catholic (Former)

Address: 72 Daylston Glen Forbes Road, , Dalyston Victoria, 3992

In 1901, the church was built on land donated by Mr P.J. Daly of 'Cloverdale'. It was opened in February 1902. It is now a Function centre and privately owned. The former Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church and presbytery are an subsantialy intact example of a rural church with simple Gothic revival detailing. The church is also notable for…

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Dee Why, NSW - St Kevin's Catholic

Dee Why, NSW - St Kevin's Catholic

Year Built: 1960

Address: 50 Oaks Avenue, , Dee Why New South Wales, 2099

The Parish of St. Kevin was established in 1928 when it was detached from Manly. The current Church was built by Judge and Rock in precast concrete segments. Each precast section, which is 1 in. thick, was stressed together by single wires anchored against the steel pipes at each surface edge to distribute the anchorage forces…

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Deepdene, VIC - Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic

Deepdene, VIC - Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic

Year Built: 1955

Address: 10 Whitehorse Road, , Deepdene Victoria, 3103

The first building, on the Whitehorse Rd site, which is now part of the school, was used by the parish as both a church and school. The foundation stone of the first church was blessed by Archbishop Mannix on 26 November 1922. The construction of the current church began in the 1950s, when Fr Godwin was the parish priest. It was…

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Deerugun, QLD - St Fracis of Assisi Catholic

Deerugun, QLD - St Fracis of Assisi Catholic

Address: 44 Veales Road , , Deeragun Queensland, 4818

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Delegate, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Delegate, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1916

Address: 6 Church Street, , Delegate New South Wales, 2633

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid and blessed by The Very Rev J.J. Norris Parish Priest and Vicar Forane of Cooma Dec 12th 1915".

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Deloraine, TAS - Holy Redeemer Catholic

Deloraine, TAS - Holy Redeemer Catholic

Year Built: 1889

Address: 20 W Goderich Street, , Deloraine Tasmania, 7304

A stone above a doorway to the Church reads, " Pray for the soul of Rev Edward Francis Walsh 22 years Pastor of this Church who fortified with all the rites of Holy Church died December 4th 1902 in the 39th year of his Priesthood aged 64 years R.I.P.". A Foundation stone reads, " Church of the Holy Redeemer blessed and dedicated by Most…

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Denistone, NSW - Therese's Catholic

Denistone, NSW - Therese's Catholic

Address: 440 Blaxland Road, , Denistone New South Wales, 2144

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