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Saint: Joseph


Armidale, NSW - St Mary and Joseph Catholic

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…

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Axe Creek, VIC - St Josephs' Catholic

Axe Creek, VIC - St Josephs' Catholic

Address: Corner Axe Creek Road & Bendigo Road, , Axe Creek Victoria, 3551

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Barmedman, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

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…

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Barooga, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Barooga, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 7 McFarland Street, , Barooga New South Wales, 3644

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Bass, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Bass, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 20 Bass Road, , Bass Victoria, 3991

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Beechworth, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Belmore, NSW - St Joseph's Catrholic

Belmore, NSW - St Joseph's Catrholic

Year Built: 1954

Address: 722 Canterbury Road, , Belmore New South Wales, 2192

In 1905 the Canterbury priests began celebrating Mass in Bradburns Hall in Belmore. On 12 May 1907, St Joseph’s Church was opened at a cost of £760 in Wilson Avenue, Belmore, serviced by the priests at Campsie. Additions to the Church were made in 1916 at a cost of £550. A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. This Foundation stone of…

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Ben Lomond, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Benalla, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

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…

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Biloela, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Biloela, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 66 Rainbow Street, , Biloela Queensland, 4715

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Blampied, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic (Former)

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.

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Boronia, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Boronia, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 212 Boronia Road, , Boronia Victoria, 3155

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Brighton, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Bulli, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Bulli, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 48 Park Road, , Bulli New South Wales, 2516

The first Roman Catholic Church at Bulli was sited “on the Woonona side of Mailbag Hollow” – near main road (now Princes Highway). The first Parish priest, Dean Michael Flanagan, arrived in 1885. On 21 October 1897, a new site for the church was purchased on Park Road, Bulli. The foundation stone of a new church was laid on 1 January…

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Camperdown, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Camperdown, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Camperdown, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1889

Address: 2 Missenden Road, , Camperdown New South Wales, 2050

The Church was erected and established in 1889, it remains one of the oldest and historical Churches in Sydney today.

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Candelo, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Cassilis, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Chelsea, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

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.…

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Cobram, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

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…

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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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Cressy, VIC - St Joseph's Memorial Catholic

Cressy, VIC - St Joseph's Memorial Catholic

Address: Cressy Road, , Cressy Victoria, 3322

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Foster, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

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…

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Geeveston, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Geeveston, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 4690 Huon Highway, Geeveston, Tasmania, 7116

The Church was established in 1864.

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Greenmount, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Grenfell, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

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…

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Gundaroo, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Gundaroo, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1881

Address: Corner Harp & Morning Street, , Gundaroo New South Wales, 2620

Established in 1881.

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Helidon, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

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…

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Hobart, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

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…

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Iona, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

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, "…

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Jerilderie, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Junee, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Kangaroo Valley, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Kangaroo Valley, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1888

Address: Moss Valley Road, , Kangaroo Valley New South Wales, 2577

This is the second structure on the site. The first, a wooden structure that seated about 30 people, was built in 1873. It was replaced in 1888 by the Church of St Joseph. Red Cedar cut and milled from the Valley was used for the pews. Fr Harnett rode a horse from Moss Vale to the Valley to conduct weekly Sunday Mass.

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Kensignton Gardens, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Kensignton Gardens, SA - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 481 Magill Road, , Kensington Gardens South Australia, 5068

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