Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Sacred Heart Catholic Church - First Church 00-00-1870 - Charles Percy Pickering - See Note
Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Current Church 21-08-2020 - Church Website - See Note.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Darlinghurst, NSW 2010

Church Information

Church Name: Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 180 Darlinghurst Rd, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
Suburb: Darlinghurst
State: NSW
Postcode: 2010
Foundation Stone Laid: 03-05-1850
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the first church building was laid on 3/5/1850 by Archbishop Polding. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

The foundation stone for the current church building was laid on 15/10/1911. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

Date Opened: 06-06-1852
Date Closed: unknown


The present Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Darlinghurst building is the second on this site. It was opened and consecrated in 1911 by Archbishop Michael Kelly, to replace the earlier church building which had become too small.. The first church was consecrated and opened on 6/6/1852. It was also the first Catholic church in the eastern suburbs of Sydney. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 21/8/2020.

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Last Updated: Friday 21st August, 2020