St Peter Chanel Catholic Church
St Peter Chanel Catholic Church 08-09-2002 - Alan Patterson
St Peter Chanel Catholic Church 02-06-2018 - Church Website. See Note.

St Peter Chanel Catholic Church

Hunters Hill, NSW 2110

Church Information

Church Name: St Peter Chanel Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: Church of Blessed Peter Chanel
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: Futuna St, Hunters Hill NSW 2110, Australia
Suburb: Hunters Hill
State: NSW
Postcode: 2110
Foundation Stone Laid: 03-12-1899
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the first stage of the church building was blessed and laid on 26/10/1890 by the Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal Moran. This stone cannot now be located.

(Freeman's Journal - 2 December 1899)  "CHURCH OF BLESSED PETER CHANEL HUNTER'S HILL. His Eminence the Cardinal on Sunday, December 3, will bless the foundation-stone of the nave of Blessed Peter Chanel's Church at Hunter's Hill, Blessed Peter Chanel, a Marist Father, is, in Australasia, the first servant of God raised to the honours of Beatification."

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

Date Opened: 02-06-1901
Date Closed: unknown


The St Peter Chanel Catholic Church building as it stands today remains unfinished.

The first stage was opened on 11/12/1892 and the second stage on 2/6/1901.

(Freeman's Journal - 1 June 1901)  "Church Opening at Hunter's Hill. On Sunday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, his Eminence the Cardinal will bless and open the Church of Blessed Peter Chanel (the Marist missionary martyr of the South Seas) at Hunter's Hill.'

No other details are known about the St Peter Chanel Catholic Church, Hunters Hill. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 2/6/2018 & 24/9/2020.

Note: Photograph source -
Last Updated: Thursday 24th September, 2020