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Armidale, NSW - St Mary and Joseph Catholic
Year Built: 1911
Address: 136 Dangar Street, , Armidale New South Wales, 2350
Mr Joseph Daly donated £300 to purchase suitable land for the first Cathedral closer to the centre of town and a decision was made to purchase land from Thomas Bryan Fitzgerald on the north-western corner of Dangar and Barney Streets, Armidale. The cathedral, of brick construction and a shingled roof, was duly opened on the Feast of the…
Axe Creek, VIC - St Josephs' Catholic
Address: Corner Axe Creek Road & Bendigo Road, , Axe Creek Victoria, 3551
Barmedman, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1916
Address: Main Street, , Barmedman New South Wales, 2668
The fine brick building was blessed upon its completion by Rev. John Gallagher, Bishop of Goulburn on 19th March 1916, and dedicated to God under the patronage of Saint Joseph. It is not known when Barmedman was connected to the Parish of Temora. The first Mass for the township on record took place in 1882. In the absence of the church…
Bass, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: 20 Bass Road, , Bass Victoria, 3991
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Beechworth, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: Church Street, , Beechworth Victoria, 3747
A reference in the Argus Newspaper intimates that a weatherboard chapel was being erected in 1855. The Church was dedicated on Saturday March 2 1872.
Ben Lomond, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: Inn Road, , Ben Lomond New South Wales, 2365
The Church was built in 1928. The Architect was Joseph Gannon.
Benalla, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1908
Address: Corner Wedge & Arundel Streets, , Benalla Victoria, 3672
The first St Joseph's was built in 1866. The current Church was completed in 1908 in a Romanesque style at a cost of £9,000. The Foundation stone was laid by his Grace the Most Reverend Dr Carr Archbishop of Melbourne on 21 July 1907 assisted by Bishop Reville and Dean Davey 1907. In 1989 a fire destroyed a large part of the building…
Biloela, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: 66 Rainbow Street, , Biloela Queensland, 4715
Blampied, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic (Former)
Year Built: 1869
Address: 3478 Midland Highway, , Blampied Victoria, 3364
Of Gothic revival and constructed of bluestone the Church consists of a nave of five bays, a large chancel and lateral sacristies with a double gable, not often seen on country churches. The Church was sold in 2021.
Brighton, SA - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1964
Address: Strathmore Terrace, , Brighton South Australia, 5048
The Foundation stone was laid on 22 November 1964 by the Right Reverend W.J. Russell V.G.
Camperdown, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: 2 Missenden Road, , Camperdown New South Wales, 2050
The baptismal font in the Church was designed and erected by renowned Australian sculptor Tom Bass in 1959 and is one of many objects that form the parish’s history.
Candelo, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1875
Address: 16 Kamaroka Street, , Candelo New South Wales, 2550
This is the oldest Catholic Church in the Bega Parish. Designed by Father Patrick Slattery the first Parish Priest of the district. It was opened by Archbishop Roger Bede Vaughan on January 31st 1875.
Cassilis, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: Scott Street, , Cassilis New South Wales, 2329
The Foundation stone was laid by the Bishop of Maitland Dr Murray on 28th January 1894. The building was to be of wood with a stone foundation at a cost of around £800.
Chelsea, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1941
Address: 362 Station Street, , Chelsea Victoira, 3196
In 1913 Fr. Quinn built a weatherboard church — 60 feet by 30 feet — on the corner of Station Street and Woodbine Grove; by this time the Catholic families numbered 25. This church was Blessed and opened by Dr. Carr, Archbishop of Melbourne, on 27th December, 1914. Before the opening, Fr. Quinn had been transferred to Oakleigh and Fr. T.…
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…
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…
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".
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.
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.
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…
Foster, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1983
Address: 19 O'Connell Road, , Foster Victoria, 3960
The first Church was erected in 1889 of weatherboard and was 50 feet by 25 feet. The builder was Mr Davis and the Architect was Mr C Scanlan. The Church was blessed and consecrated by the Rt Reverend P. O'Donahue on 23rd June 1889. A plaque on the wall of the current Church reads, " This Church of St Joseph was consecrated and Parish…
Geeveston, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: 4690 Huon Highway, Geeveston, Tasmania, 7116
The Church was established in 1864.
Greenmount, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: 8 Warkon Road, , Greenmount Queensland, 4359
The foundation stone was laid on 9 March 1958 by the Most Reverend W. Brennan Bishop of Toowoomba.
Grenfell, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1906
Address: Weddin Street, , Grenfell New South Wales, 2810
As early as 1838 when Yass was established as the first Ecclesiastical district in the interior of Australia, the whole area from Yass to Melbourne was served by a solitary dedicated priest. The first of these was Fr Brennan followed in 1839 by Fr Lovatt and in 1847 by Fr Magennis. In July 1884 Grenfell and Gooloogong were cut off…
Gundaroo, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1881
Address: Corner Harp & Morning Street, , Gundaroo New South Wales, 2620
Established in 1881.
Helidon, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: Gunn Street, , Helidon Queensland, 4344
The local Hotel owner Mr Daniel Lynch donated the land where the church is located. Initially known as St Andrews St Josephs was opened in December 1866. In mid 1874 the Sisters of St Joseph came to Helidon and a convent was established in 1884. A cyclonic hail storm hit Helidon in 1914 completely demolishing the Church and causing a…
Hobart, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1841
Address: 165 Macquarie Street, , Hobart Tasmania, 7000
A sandstone church built in Gothic style. Has a Nave with featured stonework to arched openings and pilasters to side walls. The church was built in 1841 and opened by Father Therry on Christmas morning 1841. It was designed by James Thomson, a former convict with convict labour employed to carry out the work. The tower is 60 feet…
Iona, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1940
Address: 1215 Bunyip River Road, , Iona Victoria, 3815
The first church was constructed in 1900 and followed by a convent for the Sisters of St Joseph in 1914. A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. This church was blessed and opened by the Most Rev D. Mannix D.D.L.L.D Archbishop of Melbourne 14th April 1940 Revd P. Cremin P.P.". A Foundation stone on the church hall next door reads, "…
Jerilderie, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1878
Address: Corner Coreen & Kennedy Streets, , Jerilderie New South Wales, 2716
The Church was built in 1878 and opened in 1882. It was enlarge in 1898 and the Sacristy added in 1928. Famous people who attended the church included Michael Abney-Hastings 1P Earl of Loudon (said to be the true King of England) was married in St Joseph's Catholic Church on Saturday March 8, 2008.
Junee, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1929
Address: Kitchener Street, , Junee New South Wales, 2663
The Foundation stone was laid on 10 March 1929 by the Right Reverend J.W. Dwyer Bishop of Wagga Wagga.
Kensignton Gardens, SA - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: 481 Magill Road, , Kensington Gardens South Australia, 5068
Korumburra, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1939
Address: 20 Guys Road, , Korumburra Victoria, 3950
A timber church had been built in 1893 when Fr. Coyne was parish priest. The new church was under the jurisdiction of the parish priest of Dandenong and even though half of the town and a great area of the country east and north of the town was still in the Warragul parish, in effect this area was lost to the parish because of the…
Labrador, QLD - St Joseph the Worker Catholic
Address: 44 Imperial Parade, , Labrador Queensland, 4215
Leeton, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1955
Address: Wade Avenue, , Leeton New South Wales, 2705
A brick church the design of which was by Architects S.J. O'Halloran. The builder was T.J. Ashton. The Foundation stone was laid on 1 May 1955 by the Most Reverend F.A. Henschke D.D.
Malvern, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic
Year Built: 1908
Address: 47 Stanhope Street, , Malvern Victoria, 3144
The Very Rev. Father (afterwards Dean) Hegarty, parish priest of St. Kilda celebrated the first public Mass for the Catholics of Malvern in the new Malvern Town Hall on the third Sunday of September 1888. An earlier Mass had been said on the 3rd February 1888 at the recently established Convent of the Sacred Heart in Burke Road. In 1889,…
Merimbula, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: 79 Main Street, , Merimbula New South Wales, 2548
Father Patrick Slattery was appointed to the Eden district in 1865 and Wyndham was one of his areas of service where he held Mass in the homes of the Love or Power families. It was not till 1897 that the contract to build a wooden church was let to J.Koerber and the work was completed in 1898. The Schafer family donated the picture of the…
Mirboo North, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic
Address: 31 Ogilvie Street, , Mirboo North Victoria, 3871