St Augustine's Catholic Church
St Augustine's Catholic Church 02-05-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.
St Augustine's Catholic Church - Chapel 30-04-2015 - Jill Schiffmann, Aberglasslyn, NSW

St Augustine's Catholic Church

Yass, NSW 2582

Church Information

Church Name: St Augustine's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 103 Meehan St, Yass NSW 2582, Australia
Suburb: Yass
State: NSW
Postcode: 2582
Foundation Stone Laid: 11-04-1954
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No formal foundation stone details are known. Information/photographs are invited. Foundation stone for latest church laid on 11/4/1954.

A foundation stone on the church hall records: This stone - was blessd and laid 18th February, 1906 - by Most Rev John Gallagher DD - Bishop of Goulburn.

A plaque on the chapel records: Saint Augustine's Chapel - Built 1938 ~ 1844 - Restored 1987 ~ 1988 - Officially opened on 28th August, 1988 - The restoration of this bulding has been - made possible by financial assistance of - Parishioners, the N S W Government, and - the Australia Bicentennial authority, acting - on the recommendation of the Heritage - Council of N S W.

A plaque on the church wall beside a sculpture of St Augustine records: St Augustine of Hippo (354~430 AD) - In loving memory of - Mick and Joan Darmody - and - Archbishop Guildford Young, DD - The Great Friend of the Darmody Family - and Founder of this Church - Requiescant in Pace - Kindly donated by - The Darmody Family - and Tom Bass, Sculptor - 28th August, 2004 ~ Feast of Saint Augustine

Date Opened: 29-04-1956
Date Closed: unknown


The original Church is now the 'Chapel". The Chapel was restored in 1988. On April 29th 1956 Dr Guilford Young opened the current church. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 17/9/2017.

Last Updated: Sunday 17th September, 2017