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Saint: Brigid


Anakie, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Anakie, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1871

Address: 2439 Ballan Road, , Anakie Victoria, 3213

In 1857 the parish was formed under the care of Father Ronald Rankin. He purchased a site and in September of the same year a tender was let for the construction of a 25ft by 12ft wooden building at a cost of 210 pounds. From 1858 the building was used as a church under the patronage of St James on Sundays and from the 1st of September…

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Coogee, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Coogee, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: Corner Brook & Waltham Streets, , Coogee New South Wales, 2034

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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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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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Gisborne, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Gisborne, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1855

Address: Aitken Street, , Gisborne Victoria, 3437

In 1855 Father Madden was appointed parish priest of the Blackwood Parish. This consisted of Gisborne, Bacchus Marsh and Ballan.* In 1852 the Vicar General applied for a grant of 2 acres on the corner of Aitken and Fishers Strets to be reserved for a church and school. Michael Brady, a local timer merchant assisted in raising the funds…

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Goovigen, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Goovigen, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: 5 Goovigan Rannes Road, , Goovigen Queensland, 4702

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Longreach, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Longreach, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1956

Address: 103 Emu Street, , Longreach Queensland, 4730

The first Catholic Church in Longreach was a humble 15 x 39 foot structure made of iron, and was only meant to be used temporarily. The first purpose built church was overseen by Fr William Hanley. It was consecrated by Bishop Cani on 23 June 1895. The iron building was sold for removal. By the early 1910s, a larger church was required.…

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Mulwala, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Mulwala, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1963

Address: 27 Havelock Street, , Mulwala New South Wales, 2647

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was blessed and laid in position on Sunday April 7th 1963 by Most Reverend Doctor F.A. Henschke Bishop of Wagga Wagga. Parish Priest Rev P. O'Connell".

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Murchison, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Murchison, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: Impey Street, , Murchison Victoria, 3610

The Original church was a wooden structure of the following dimensions: Nave 40ft. x 20ft, Sanctuary 14 ft x 14 ft, Sacristy 14ft x 14 ft, height of walls 15 ft. The windows, ten in number, are of cathedral glass. The whole of the inside woodwork is of the best, both in material and workmanship. The building was carried out by day labour,…

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Nerang, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Nerang, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: 39 McLaren Road, , Nerang Queensland, 4211

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North Fitzroy, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

North Fitzroy, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1869

Address: 378 Nicholson Street, , North Fitzroy Victoria,

The foundation stone of St Brigid's Church was laid in 1869, North Fitzroy however the parish did not become a separate entity until 1883. A Church constructed of bluestone with cement dressings, in the Decorated Gothic style. The original nave was designed by architect T.A. Kelly and built in 1870, with the two aisles added in 1881 and…

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Northbridge, WA - St Brigid's Catholic

Northbridge, WA - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: 211 Aberdeen Street, , Northbridge Western Australia, 6003

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Quirindi, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Quirindi, NSW - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1935

Address: 3 Thomas Street, , Quirindi New South Wales, 2343

A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. The Foundations of this Church erected to the Glory of God under patronage of St Brigid the Mary of Ireland by the Ven Archdeacon T. Harrington P.P. and his faithful parishioners were blessed by the Most Rev John Coleman D.D. Bishop of Armidale on Sunday March 17th 1935".

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Richmond, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Richmond, QLD - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1903

Address: 111 Goldring Street, , Richmond Queensland, 4822

The history of the Richmond Parish as a parish begins in 1923. Until then, it was part of the Parish of Hughenden. In 1903 Father O'Keeffe built the Church under the patron-age of St. Brigid. Father Lane was here at that time for the benefit of his health, but it was Father O'Keeffe who not only built the Church, but also built the "Tin…

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Snake Valley, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Snake Valley, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic

Address: Corner Carngham Linton & Snake Valley Smythedale Roads, , Snake Valley Victoria, 3351

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Tunnack, TAS - St Brigid's Catholic

Tunnack, TAS - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1894

Address: 22 Scotts Road, , Tunnack Tasmania, 7120

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Wynyard, TAS - St Brigid's Catholic

Wynyard, TAS - St Brigid's Catholic

Year Built: 1911

Address: 37 Goldie Street, , Wynyard Tasmania, 7325

The church is in the Romanesque style and it replaced an older church which was built in 1876. A Foundation stone reads, "This first stone of this Church erected to the honour and glory of God was laid by his grace Most Rev Dr Delany Archbishop of Hobart, May 28th 1911 Ded Graius".

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