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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: 1963

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

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 December 1962 by Archbishop Thomas V. Cahill.

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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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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

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.

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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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Denman, NSW - St Bernard Clairvaux Catholic

Denman, NSW - St Bernard Clairvaux Catholic

Address: 41 Paxton Street, , Denman New South Wales, 2328

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Derby, WA - Our Lady Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic

Derby, WA - Our Lady Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic

Address: Loch Street, , Derby Western Australia, 6728

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Derrinallum, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Derrinallum, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1922

Address: Main Street, , Derrinallum Victoria, 3325

The Foundation stone was laid on 17 December 1922 by most Reverend Dr Foley Bishop of Ballarat.

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Devonport, TAS - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Devonport, TAS - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic

Address: 59 Stewart Street, , Devonport Tasmania, 7310

The first Catholic church at Devonport was established at Torquay in 1870 on the east side of the Mersey River. One foundation reads, "A.M.D.C. To Commemorate the Golden Jubiin the Priesthood of the Ven Archdeacon Michael J Beechenor P.P. This Foundation stone was laid by the Most Rev Patrick Delany D.D. Archbishop of Hobart June 14…

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Diamond Creek, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Diamond Creek, VIC - Sacred Heart Catholic

Address: Gipson Street, , Diamond Creek Victoria, 3089

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Dingee, VIC - St Dominic's Catholic (Former)

Dingee, VIC - St Dominic's Catholic (Former)

Address: 16 Mack Street, , Dingee Victoria, 3571

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Dingley, VIC - St Mark's Catholic

Dingley, VIC - St Mark's Catholic

Year Built: 1999

Address: 10 Dimar Court, , Dingley Victoria, 3172

A Foundation stone reads, " This Church of St Mark's was blessed ans consecrated to the greater honour and glory of God and the salvation of man on April 25tn 1999 by his Lordship Bishop Denis J. Hart D.D. with the dedication of the parishioners of St Mark's. Fr Anthony P Fox O.F.M. Conv Parish Priest. Fr Joseph Nguyen O.F.M. Conv…

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Donald, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Donald, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Address: Corner Wood & Campbell Streets, , Donald Victoria, 3480

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Doncaster East, VIC - St Peter and Paul's Catholic

Doncaster East, VIC - St Peter and Paul's Catholic

Address: 23 Leeds Street, , Doncaster East Victoria, 3109

Fr. Gleeson, the Parish Priest of Box Hill, purchased the present site of St Peter and Paul's in 1948 for 2,500 pounds, adjacent to a large block which had been bought in the post-war years by the government for release as housing sites for returned servicemen.

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Doncaster, VIC - St Gregory the Great Catholic

Doncaster, VIC - St Gregory the Great Catholic

Year Built: 1983

Address: 71 Williamsons Road, , Doncaster Victoria, 3108

The Church was designed by architect Graeme Law and built by John Bergamin. It was dedicated by Archbishop Little on 17 December, 1983. The main structure of the roof is in the form of a cross and the lighting adds emphasis to it. A plaque on the wall reads, "On the Feast of St. Gregory the Great, to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary…

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Dookie, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Dookie, VIC - St Mary's Catholic

Year Built: 1898

Address: 93 Saddleback Road, , Dookie Victoria, 3646

The Church name was changed to St Mary's around 1890. The current Church was designed by Messrs Kempson and Connolly with a cost of £2,000. Of Gothic style it was to have a length of 72 feet a depth of 25 feet with a depth across the transepts of 51 feet. The brick walls were to have cement dado to a height of 4 feet 6ins running around…

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Doonside, NSW - St John Vianney Catholic

Doonside, NSW - St John Vianney Catholic

Address: 17 Cameron Street, , Doonside New South Wales, 2767

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Dover, TAS - St Mary our Hope Catholic

Dover, TAS - St Mary our Hope Catholic

Address: 19 Chapman Avenue, , Dover Tasmania, 7117

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Dromana, VIC - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic

Dromana, VIC - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic

Year Built: 1993

Address: Foote Street, , Dromana Victoria, 3936

The first church was dedicated to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour and completed at a cost of £1,343 on which a debt of £100 remained. It was opened and blessed by the Very Rev. Dean Phelan on Palm Sunday April 5th 1903. He was assisted by Fr. O'Hagan, then parish priest of Mornington, who gave a brief resume of the efforts of the local…

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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: 1927

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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Dundas Valley, NSW - St Bernadette's Catholic

Dundas Valley, NSW - St Bernadette's Catholic

Address: 2 Cox Crescent, , Dundas Valley New South Wales, 2118

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