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Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Randwick, NSW 2031

Church Information

Church Name: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 193 Avoca St, Randwick NSW 2031, Australia
Suburb: Randwick
State: NSW
Postcode: 2031
Foundation Stone Laid: 05-06-1887
Foundation Stone Notes: 

(Sydney Morning Herald - 6 June 1887)  "THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, RANDWICK. LAYING THE FOUNDATION-STONE. The ceremony of laying the foundation-stone of the new Roman Catholic Church, Randwick, took place yesterday afternoon, in Avoca-street, immediately in front of the building known as the Church-school, which has hitherto, as its name indicates, been used for the purpose of both a school and a place of worship."

The formal text of the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

Date Opened: 06-05-1888
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


(The Daily Telegraph - 8 May 1888)  "NEW ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AT RANDWICK. On Sunday morning, Cardinal Moran blessed and opened the handsome and costly new church at Randwick. The Cardinal subsequently presided at Pontifical High Mass, celebrated by Bishop Doyle, of Grafton."

No other details are known about the church. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 12/5/2018.

Last Updated: Sunday 13th May, 2018