Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral
Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral 10-08-2009 - Mattinbgn - See Note.
Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral 23-11-2012 - JohnArmagh - See Note.

Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral

Broken Hill, NSW 2880

Church Information

Church Name: Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 179 Sulphide St, Broken Hill NSW 2880, Australia
Suburb: Broken Hill
State: NSW
Postcode: 2880
Foundation Stone Laid: 06-12-1903
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: A M D G - Hunc Prim. Lapidem - Ecclesiae S S Cordis Jesu - R R Dunne - Epus. Wilcan. - Posuit - Dec. 6. A.D. 1903.

Date Opened: 00-00-1905
Date Closed: unknown


The Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral, Broken Hill is part of the Parish of Broken Hill and the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes. It is also the seat of the Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes. The ACNC records the church as being established in 1885. The present church building was erected in 1905. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the cathedral/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 12/4/2020 & 18/8/2021.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Mattinbgn - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,  AND

Note: Photograph attribution - By JohnArmagh - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Last Updated: Wednesday 18th August, 2021