St Francis Xavier Catholic Church
St Francis Xavier Catholic Church 23-04-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.
St Francis Xavier Catholic Church 23-04-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.

St Francis Xavier Catholic Church

Berrima, NSW 2577

Church Information

Church Name: St Francis Xavier Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 3 Oldbury St, Berrima NSW 2577, Australia
Suburb: Berrima
State: NSW
Postcode: 2577
Foundation Stone Laid: 04-02-1849
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone was laid by Archbishop John Bede Polding on 4/2/1849. No formal Foundation Stone details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: 1851 - St Francis Xavier - Catholic Church - Berrima - Father William McGinty arrived - in Australia 7th April 1847, from - The Missionary College of - All Hallows - Dublin Ireland - Appointed first Pastor of the - Berrima Distict 1847. - Pastor of Ipswich Q'Land 1852 & - Bowen 1864, Died 27th Nov 1871 RIP - Foundation stone laid by - Archbishop John Bede Polding - Sunday 4th February 1849 - Opened 21st February 1851 - Builder: William Munro.

Church building is heritage listed.

Date Opened: 21-02-1851
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

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No other details are known about the St Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Berrima. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 28/8/2017 & 23/7/2019.
Last Updated: Tuesday 23rd July, 2019
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