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State: Queensland, Denomination: Roman Catholic


Acacia Ridge, QLD - Our Lady of Fatima Catholic

Acacia Ridge, QLD - Our Lady of Fatima Catholic

Year Built: 1966

Address: 350 Mortimer Road, , Acacia Ridge Queensland, 4110

A plaque reads, " This Church of Our Lady of Fatima was blessed and opened by His Grace The Most Rev P.M. O'Donnell D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane on Sunday June 5th 1966. B.T. McLaughlin P.P.".

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Albany Creek, QLD - All Saints Catholic

Albany Creek, QLD - All Saints Catholic

Year Built: 1980

Address: 4 Fahey's Road East, , Albany Creek Queensland, 4035

It was on 4 January 1986 that the Church became a Parish in its own right. Previously the Parish was part of Our Lady and St Dympna’s Parish, Aspley and the Holy Spirit Parish, Pine Rivers. Some three or four years prior to its founding as a Parish, the Brisbane Archdiocese purchased our Parish land in Fahey’s Road, Albany Creek, with…

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Allora, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Allora, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: Warwick Street, , Allora Queensland, 4362

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Alpha, QLD - St John the Evangelist Catholic

Alpha, QLD - St John the Evangelist Catholic

Address: 23 Dryden Street, , Alpha Queensland, 4724

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Annerley, QLD - Mary Immaculate Catholic

Annerley, QLD - Mary Immaculate Catholic

Year Built: 1932

Address: 616 Ipswich Road, , Annerley Queensland, 4103

A group of parishioners approached Archbishop James Duhig with a proposal to construct a building that could serve the parish as both a church and a school. Their request was approved and land was subsequently purchased by Archbishop Duhig for £814 in October 1912. Only ten years after the opening of the original church, Archbishop…

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Aramara, QLD - Our Lady of the Way Catholic

Aramara, QLD - Our Lady of the Way Catholic

Address: Maryborough Biggenden Road, , Aramara Queensland,

The church was originally called Our Lady of the Way, became St Mary’s and lastly reverted to Our Lady of the Way. The Church now appears to be closed.

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Ashgrove, QLD - St Finbarr's Catholic

Ashgrove, QLD - St Finbarr's Catholic

Year Built: 1955

Address: 202 Waterworks Road, , Ashgrove Queensland, 4060

The Foundation stone was laid on 25 September 1955 by the Most Reverend J. Duhig Archbishop of Brisbane.

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Ashgrove, QLD - St Michael's Catholic

Ashgrove, QLD - St Michael's Catholic

Year Built: 1974

Address: 250 Banks Street, , Ashgrove Queensland, 4060

A Foundation stone reads, " Church of Saint Michael Dorrington This Foundation stone was laid and blessed by his Grace Most Rev Francis Rush D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane 1st December 1974. Rev G.N. Lahiffe CS Sp PP".

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Auchenflower, QLD - Holy Spirit Catholic

Auchenflower, QLD - Holy Spirit Catholic

Address: 17 Harriett Street, , Auchenflower Queensland, 4066

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Ayr, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Ayr, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Address: 98 Edwards Street, , Ayr Queensland, 4807

The Church was erected in the 1890's. A plaque reads, " In recognition of the Centenary of Catholic History Parish of Brandon and Ayr formed by Dr Duhig Bishop of Rockhampton St Patrick's Day 1912. Parkside Parish formed 1955 - East Ayr Parish formed 19959 - Amalgamated as Sacred Heart Parish Ayr in 1977. This plaque was blessed by…

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Barcaldine, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Barcaldine, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1954

Address: 89 Elm Street, , Barcaldine Queensland, 4725

The first Sacred Heart Church was one of the buildings that was moved from one stop on the railway line to the next as it advanced westwards. It was re-erected after it arrived from Jericho with the railway in 1886 on the corner of Willow and Yew streets. In 1889 a second church was built nearby and that was replaced by the current…

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Bargara, QLD - St James Catholic

Bargara, QLD - St James Catholic

Address: 38 See Street, , Bargara Queensland, 4670

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Beenleigh, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Beenleigh, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: 24 Tobruk Street, , Beenleigh Queensland, 4207

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Biggenden, QLD - St Peter's Catholic

Biggenden, QLD - St Peter's Catholic

Address: Victoria Street, , Biggenden Queensland, 4621

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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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Boonah, QLD - All Saints Catholic

Boonah, QLD - All Saints Catholic

Year Built: 1961

Address: John Street, , Boonah Queensland, 4310

The first Catholic church was opened on 1 November 1887. This is the third church and was opened on 29 October 1961.

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Booval, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Booval, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1915

Address: 19 Cothill Road, , Booval Queensland, 4304

The Church was established in 1912. By 1914, the foundation stone for a church was laid on 4.5 acres of land, generously donated by Dean Andrew Horan of St Mary's Parish Ipswich. A Heritage plaque reads, " Sacred Heart Church was constructed and opened by Archbishop Duhig in 1915 and from 1931 to 1997 Booval House opposite was used as…

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Brandon, QLD - St Patrick's (former)

Brandon, QLD - St Patrick's (former)

Address: Spiller Street, , Brandon Queensland, 4808

The former St Patrick's Catholic Church, Brandon, is a timber church originally constructed in 1910 when Brandon was part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton. It ceased to be used by the Church in 1974 and following severe cyclone damage in 1989. The building lost much of its roof cladding and was moved from its foundations…

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Brisbane, QLD - St Stephen's Catholic Cathedral

Brisbane, QLD - St Stephen's Catholic Cathedral

Address: 249 Elizabeth Street, , Brisbane Queensland, 4000

Work began on the little stone church in November 1848, using a design of Gothic revival architect, AWN Pugin. The first St Patrick’s Church in Fortitude Valley was a wooden structure built around 1860 with a frontage in Wickham Street, opposite where Duncan Street now adjoins it. The Church Cathedral is a gothic revival cathedral…

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Bundaberg, QLD - Holy Rosary Catholic

Bundaberg, QLD - Holy Rosary Catholic

Year Built: 1888

Address: 22 Barolin Street, , Bundaberg Queensland, 4670

The first original timber church still stands in the Bundaberg Catholic Cemetery. The proprietor then was Walter Adams, Bundaberg’s first member to the Queensland Legislative Assembly. In 1876 the Sisters of Saint Joseph, founded by Saint Mary MacKillop, arrived in Bundaberg ahead of Father Rossolini who moved his residence from Mt…

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Burleigh Heads, QLD - Infant Saviour Catholic

Burleigh Heads, QLD - Infant Saviour Catholic

Address: 4 Park Avenue, , Burleigh Heads Queensland, 4220

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Burleigh Waters, QLD - Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic

Burleigh Waters, QLD - Mary Mother of Mercy Catholic

Address: 237 Burleigh Connection Road, , Burleigh Waters Queensland, 4220

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Calliope, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Calliope, QLD - St Patrick's Catholic

Address: Dawson Highway, , Calliope Queensland, 4680

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Canungra, QLD - St Margaret Mary Catholic

Canungra, QLD - St Margaret Mary Catholic

Year Built: 1934

Address: King Street, , Canungra Queensland, 4275

Before the building of St Margaret Mary’s Church, Mass was held within the private homes of Canungra residents. The church building was designed by J. P. (Jack) Donoghue and built by B. Robertson, with the official opening by Archbishop Duhig being held on June 24th, 1934.

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Capella, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Capella, QLD - St Joseph's Catholic

Address: 59 Abor Street, , Capella Queensland, 4723

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Carina, QLD - Our Lady of Graces Catholic

Carina, QLD - Our Lady of Graces Catholic

Year Built: 1973

Address: 100 Mayfield Road, , Carina Queensland, 4152

The present Church and Priory complex was constructed in 1973 and solemnly Blessed and opened on Sunday 25 March 1973 by the most Rev Archbishop P.W. O'Donnell, DD. His Lordship Bishop E.J. Crawford, DD consecrated and dedicated the complex at 11.00am on 7 September 1975. The cost of the complex at that time was three hundred and…

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Charters Towers, QLD - St Columba's Catholic

Charters Towers, QLD - St Columba's Catholic

Year Built: 1972

Address: Church Street, , Charters Towers Queensland, 4820

A plaque reads, " This stone was blessed by The Most Rev L. Faulkiner Bishop of Townsville on 3rd September 1972 in the Centenary year of St Columba's Parish 1872 - 1972".

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Childers, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Childers, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1941

Address: 44 Bruce Highway, , Childers Queensland, 4660

The Foundation stone of this Church erected to the Glory of God and in honour of the sacred heart by the people of Childers was blessed and laid by Most Rev James Duhig D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane 28 - 3 - 41. R.W. Lyons P.P.".

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Clayfield, QLD - St Agatha's Catholic

Clayfield, QLD - St Agatha's Catholic

Year Built: 1924

Address: 52 Orial Road, , Clayfield Queensland, 4011

The foundation stone of the new church was laid by Duhig on 10 August 1924. A sum of £1,150 was collected at the ceremony towards the cost of the building. This amount had increased to £2,400 by the church's opening. Donations ranged from small amounts to £200, including £25 from Hennessy and Hennessy, and £25 from Mrs T.C. Beirne. The…

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Clear Island Waters, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Clear Island Waters, QLD - Sacred Heart Catholic

Year Built: 1986

Address: 50 Fairway Drive, , Clear Island Waters Queensland, 4226

A Foundation stone reads, "This Church dedicated to the Sacred heart of Jesus was blessed and opened by His Grace the Most Reverend F.R. Rush D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane on Sunday 22nd June 1986 Rev O.K. Oxenham DCL OBE Parish Priest Surfers Paridis Broadbeach". A plaque reads, “ The rose window faces the mountains to the west: the…

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Clermont, QLD - St Mark's Catholic

Clermont, QLD - St Mark's Catholic

Address: 12 Capricorn Street, , Clermont Queensland, 4721

The first Church was opened in 1866.

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Clifton, QLD - St James and St John's Catholic

Clifton, QLD - St James and St John's Catholic

Address: Clifton Leyburn Road, , Clifton Queensland, 4361

His Grace, Archbishop Dunne on October 21, 1888, opened the first Catholic Church built in Clifton. It was situated on the block on which the current presbytery now stands. Mr M. T. O'Brien was the builder and it cost 247. It was only six months old when discussions commenced about enlarging the church. James Mowen, a prominent Clifton…

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Cloncurry, QLD - St Colman's Catholic

Cloncurry, QLD - St Colman's Catholic

Address: 14 Sheaffe Street, , Cloncurry Queensland, 4824

The Church was established in 1898. At the time of Father Hanley's time there was no Church, and he used the old Shire Hall for Mass. He had a small residence opposite the present Police Station. He also collected money for a Church and purchased a wooden Church building in England. When it arrived in Townsville, Father O'Keeffe…

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Coolangatta, QLD - St Augustine's Catholic

Coolangatta, QLD - St Augustine's Catholic

Year Built: 1926

Address: Crn Tweed and McLean Streets, , Coolangatta Queensland, 4225

The Church was opened in 1926. The design was Italian Romanesque with a campanile rising to a height of 110 feet and seating for 800 people. A Foundation stone reads, " he Foundation stone of this church to the Honour and Glory of God under the patronage of St Augustine was blessed and laid by The Most Reverend J. Duhig D.D. Archbishop…

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Coorparoo, QLD - St James Catholic

Coorparoo, QLD - St James Catholic

Year Built: 1925

Address: 165 Old Cleveland Road, , Coorparoo Queensland, 4151

On 6 February 1913, Duhig purchased three acres of land for the sum of £1250. A timber church-school was erected on the corner of Wecker Street (later Kirkland Avenue) and Old Cleveland Road in 1913 at a cost of £2650. The church, designed by Joseph Warren and built by E. Duhig of Wooloowin, was dedicated by Archbishop Duhig on 10 August…

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Coorporoo, QLD - Our Lady of Mt Carmichael Catholic

Coorporoo, QLD - Our Lady of Mt Carmichael Catholic

Address: 312 Cavendish Road, , Coorporoo Queensland, 4151

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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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Crows Nest, QLD - St Matthew's Catholic

Crows Nest, QLD - St Matthew's Catholic

Year Built: 1900

Address: Esk Street, , Crows Nest Queensland, 4355

The church was built, and opened in 1900, and named St Matthew's in honour of the donor of the land. The Sisters of St. Joseph to the Parish, and the building of the Convent school was opened on 15 July, 1917. As of 2007 the church did not have a resident Priest.

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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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Deerugun, QLD - St Fracis of Assisi Catholic

Deerugun, QLD - St Fracis of Assisi Catholic

Address: 44 Veales Road , , Deeragun Queensland, 4818

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