St Gregory the Great Catholic Church
St Gregory the Great Catholic Church 11-10-2015 - Geoff Davey -

St Gregory the Great Catholic Church

Heywood, VIC 3304

Church Information

Church Name: St Gregory the Great Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 2049 Princes Hwy, Heywood VIC 3304, Australia
Suburb: Heywood
State: VIC
Postcode: 3304
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: No Founadtion Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 11-03-1866
Date Closed: unknown


Built of bluestone in 1885/6, St Gregory the Great Catholic Church was opened on 11/3/1866. Those in attendance included, His Lordship the Right Rev Dr Goold, Bishop of Melbourne, the Right Rev Dr Shiel, Bishop Elect of Adelaide, Dean Slattery of Warrnambool and Rev P Riordan of Portland.

The church celebrated 150 years of the Catholic community in Heywood, on 6/3/2016, with an anniversary Mass led by Bishop Paul Bird and Fr Gregory Tait. See Note below for more detail.

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 10/03/2016 & 4/2/2018

Note: Photograph source -'s%20150th.pdf
Last Updated: Sunday 4th February, 2018