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Adelaide, SA - St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral

Adelaide, SA - St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral

Year Built: 1851

Address: 33 Wakefield Street, , Adelaide South Australia, 5000

Built progressively, from the laying of the original foundation in 1851 to the completion of the bell-tower in 1996, this cathedral is considered a major Australian work of the Gothic Revival style. It is linked with a number of designers and builders, including the eminent English architects Charles Francis Hansom and Peter Paul Pugin.…

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Arncliffe, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Arncliffe, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1931

Address: 4 Forest Road, , Arncliffe New South Wales, 2205

The Church was designed by Clement Clancy in the Romanesque style and built in 1931. It features a distinctive 33 metre high round Celtic tower. A Foundation stone reads, "This stone was blessed and laid by Archbishop Kelly Dec 3rd 1911".

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Ashbury, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Ashbury, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1955

Address: 54 Leopold Street, , Ashbury New South Wales, 2193

The Parish was established in 1928 with Fr McMahon as our first pastor. The foundation stone for the first building was laid in 1929 and into the foundations was buried a stone which had come from the church in Malacca where St. Francis Xavier had preached the Gospel. In 1930 which was to have a significant and continuing influence on…

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Ballina, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Ballina, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Address: Corner Crane & Cherry Streets, , Ballina New South Wales, 2478

The Parish of Ballina was established in 1890 and in 1901 the first St Francis Xavier Church was opened.

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Barmera, SA - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Barmera, SA - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1969

Address: 8 Joyce Street, , Barmera South Australia, 5345

A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G St Francis Xaviers Memorial Church was consecrated 28th March and opened on Palm Sunday 30th March 1969 by The Bishop of Port Pirie Most Rev Bryan Gallagher D.D. D.P.H. Rev Shane O'Connor Parish Priest".

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Beaconsfield, TAS - St Francis Xaviers Catholic

Beaconsfield, TAS - St Francis Xaviers Catholic

Address: 188 Weld Street, , Beaconsfield Tasmania, 7270

Catholic families began moving into the mining town of Beaconsfield during the 1880s. Within a decade, they had built a solid timber Church dedicated to St Francis Xavier. On May 11, 1890, Monsignor Daniels Beechinor of Launceston accompanied his uncle, Archbishop Daniei Murphy, to the West Tamar town for the laying of the foundation…

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Berrima, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholc

Berrima, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholc

Year Built: 1851

Address: Oldbury Street, , Berrima New South Wales, 2577

A sandstone Victorian Free Gothic style church with gabled roofs a bellcote over the west front, a central porch on the north side and a vestry on the south side. The interior consists of a nave and sanctuary. Some of the pews were originally in the redundant Sutton Forest Roman Catholic Church of St patrick. The Church was designed by…

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Box Hill, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Box Hill, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: Corner Dorking & Whitehorse Roads, , Box Hill Victoria, 3128

The Foundation stone was laid by the most Reverend D Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne on 11 July 1926.

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Eganstown, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Eganstown, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Address: 3884 Midland Highway, , Eganstown Victoria, 3461

The St Francis Xavier Chapel and Catholic Cemetery was established on land donated by squatter John Egan. It was built between 1865 - 1867.

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Goodna, QLD - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Goodna, QLD - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1880

Address: 6 Church Street, , Goodna Queensland, 4300

The foundation stone for St Patrick's (as it was originally called) was laid on Sunday 15 August 1880 by Bishop of Brisbane James Quinn. The church was opened in Sunday 1 May 1881 by Bishop Quinn. Local stone came from a nearby quarry, believed to be in Stuart Street with parishioners carting the stone to the site as voluntary work.…

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Gunning, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Gunning, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1973

Address: 1 Cullavin Street, , Gunning New South Wales, 2581

‘A rubblestone Catholic Church was built in 1860 under the leadership of Rev. Michael McAlroy of Yass. A resident priest, Father Gaffey was appointed in 1880, which established the parish and served other village churches at Collector, Breadalbane and Gurrundah. The Sisters of Mercy arrived in 1901 to conduct a school. They erected a new…

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Hall, ACT - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Hall, ACT - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1907

Address: 220 Victoria Street, , Hall Australian Capital Territory, 2618

A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was blessed and laid 9th June 1907 by Most Rev John Gallagher D.D. Bishop of Goulburn Very Rev J.F. Leonard P.P.".

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Lavender Bay, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Lavender Bay, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1881

Address: 17 McKenzie Street, , Lavender Bay New South Wales, 2060

The Church was built of sandstone with slate roof and copper spire in Gothic Revival style and was designed by William Wardell. Opened in 1881 as a Catholic school with four classrooms. Large stained glass window, some 20m x 5m, executed by Stephen Moore in 1964. Arched colonnade to Mackenzie Street added in 1964.

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Leopold, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic (Former)

Leopold, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic (Former)

Address: 1030 Portarlinton Road, , Leopold Victoria, 3224

A decorated Gothic church c.1870 built in brick and later cement rendered with diamond paned leadlight east and west windows of three and four lights respectively, and an octagonal belfry to the south-west. The original front porch had a slate roof and interior timber panelling to a metre and a half. Both the porch and the church have…

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Mansfield, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Mansfield, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1937

Address: 54 Hunter Street, , Mansfield Victoria, 3722

The Architect was P.J. O'Connor and the builder was J.A. Sparks. The Church was blessed and opened by the Most Reverend D Mannix D.D. Archbishop of Melbourne on 19 December 1937.

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Montmorency, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Montmorency, VIC - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1965

Address: 86 Mayona Road, , Montmorency Victoria, 3094

The Church was blessed & opened by Rev. Justin D. Simonds D.D. PhD, Archbishop of Melbourne, on July 25th 1965. The Parish Priest at that time was Rev. Father Brendan Torr.

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Moree, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Moree, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1959

Address: 39 Boston Street, , Moree New South Wales, 2400

A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. Church of St Francis Xavier solemnly Blessed and dedicated 15th March 1959 by Most Reverend Bishop E.J. Doody D.D. Rt Rev Mgr L.J. O'Reilly P.P. Foundations of earlier Church preserved".

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Tarcutta, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Tarcutta, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Address: Centenary Avenue, Tarcutta, New South Wales, 2652

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Woolgoolga, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Woolgoolga, NSW - St Francis Xavier Catholic

Year Built: 1968

Address: Cnr Scarborough & Hastings Streets, , Woolgoolga New South Wales, 2456

The Parish of Coffs Harbour, Diocese of Lismore, was formed on December 9, 1906. The original parish embraced a stretch of country skirting the coast including the townships of Coffs Harbour and Woolgoolga, as well as the districts of Moonee and Corindi. In early 1968 the erection of a new Catholic Church for the people of Woolgoolga…

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