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Saint: Joseph


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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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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Benalla, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Benalla, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1908

Address: Corner Wedge & Arundel Streets, , Benalla Victoria, 3672

The Church was completed in 1908 in a Romanesque style. The Foundation stone was laid by his Grace the Most Reverend Dr Carr Archbishop of Melbourne on 21 July 1907. The Pastor was In 1989 a fire destroyed a large part of the building with many parts being replaced. This included the pressed steel roof.

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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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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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Chelsea, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Chelsea, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1941

Address: 362 Station Street, , Chelsea Victoira, 3196

St Joseph's was attached to Mentone until 1927 when Frankston was made a parish. The first church was erected in 1914 and later badly burnt in 1965. The current church was opened on 5 Januaury 1941 with a cost of £10,500. The Architect was Mr Cyril Kelly and the Builder was Mr W.J. Kelly.

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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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Cressy, VIC - St Joseph's Memorial Catholic

Cressy, VIC - St Joseph's Memorial Catholic

Address: Cressy Road, , Cressy Victoria, 3322

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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

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 May 1920 by the Most Reverend J. Duhig Archbishop of Brisbane. The Church was dedicated on 4 December 1921.

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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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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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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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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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Korumburra, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Korumburra, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1939

Address: 20 Guys Road, , Korumburra Victoria, 3950

The Foundation stone was laid on 10 December 1939 by the Most Reverend D Mannix Archbishop of Melbourne.

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Leeton, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

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.

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Malvern, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Malvern, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1908

Address: 47 Stanhope Street, , Malvern Victoria, 3144

The Foundation stone was laid on 16 February 1908 by his Grace The Most Reverend Dr Carr Archbishop of Melbourne. The Architect was A.A. Fritsh and the builders were Swanson Brothers.

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Mernda, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Mernda, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Plenty Road, , Mernda Victoria, 3754

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Mirboo North, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Mirboo North, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 31 Ogilvie Street, , Mirboo North Victoria, 3871

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Northcote, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Northcote, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 140 Westbourne Grove, , Northcote Victoria, 3070

The first Northcote Catholic Church services were held in 1891 in a small wooden church in Arthurton Road. In 1897 a more suitable site for a church was chosen and on January 15 1899, St Josephs was opened at 140 Westbourne Grove, Ruckers Hill. A Foundation stone in Latin reads in part, A.M.D.G. Revd Thomas Joseph Carr Archbishop…

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Pirron Yallock, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Pirron Yallock, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Princes Highway, , Pirron Yallock Victoria, 3249

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Port Melbourne, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Port Melbourne, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1881

Address: 95 Stokes Street, , Port Melbourne Victoria, 3207

Opened in 1881. Refurbished in 1999. On 7 May 1882 the Carmelites celebrate their first Mass in St Joseph's Church, Port Melbourne, Fathers Butler and Shaffrey having accepted charge of the newly-formed parish of Sandridge. Fr John Scanlon was prior and parish priest in Port Melbourne from 1909-1919, and after his term of office in…

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Queenstown, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Queenstown, TAS - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 2 Pontifex Street, , Queenstown Tasmania, 7467

The original parish priest of Queenstown (Father Matthew O'Callaghan) began his ministry to a mining frontier when the parish was cut off from the Zeehan 'mission' in April, 1897. It seems the Catholic's of Queenstown worshipped in a temporary building until the opening of the present St Joseph's church on February 11 1898. The…

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Reservoir, VIC - St Joseph the Worker Catholic

Reservoir, VIC - St Joseph the Worker Catholic

Address: 79 Wilson Boulevard, , Reservoir Victoria, 3073

The parish began on 4 February 1970 when it was cut off from the neighbouring parish of St Gabriel’s in Spring Street Reservoir. On 8 August 1971, Archbishop Knox blessed and opened the first Church which now serves as the parish hall. The Church was opened on 1 May 1990 by Archbishop Frank Little.

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Rochester, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Rochester, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 22 Fraser Street, , Rochester Victoria, 3561

A Foundation stone was laid on 16 January 1910. R.E. Symons and Co were the builders and A.A. Feltch were the Architects. The Presbytery was commenced in 1917 at a cost of 3,000.

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Rozelle, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Rozelle, NSW - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1881

Address: Gordon Street, , Rozelle New South Wales, 2039

Built in 1881.

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South Yarra, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

South Yarra, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1888

Address: 30 Fitzgerald Street, , South Yarra Victoria, 3141

The foundation stone of St Joseph’s Church was laid on 18 March 1888 and the building opened on 28 October 1888. Designed by architects Tappin, Gilbert & Dennehy, this is a large cruciform brick building in the Gothic style with stucco dressings, tower and spire. Further additions were completed in August 1892.

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Subiaco, WA - St Joseph's Catholic

Subiaco, WA - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1933

Address: 1 Salvador Road, , Subiaco Western Australia, 6008

The Foundation stone was laid on 5 November 1933 by his Grace Archbishop Clune D.D. The Architect was E Henderson and the builder was C.W. Arnott.

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Warragul, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Warragul, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: Witton Street, , Warragul Victoria, 3820

An extension to the Church was made in 1978. It was blessed by the Most Rev Father A.F. Fox on 3 December. The Architect was Richard Falkinger and the builder was James Morrison.

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Warrnambool, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Warrnambool, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic

Year Built: 1872

Address: 169 Kepler Street, , Warrnambool Victoria, 3280

The church was constructed in Decorated Gothic style in blurstone quarried from a local quarry. Construction was commenced in 1869-1872 to the design of William Wardell, although possibly supervised by a local designer and resident, Samuel Parker. The western bays of the nave and the tower and broach spire were completed in 1886-1. The…

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