St Mark's Coptic Catholic Church
St Mark's Coptic Catholic Church - Presbytery 20-09-2016 - Peter Liebeskind

St. Mark's Coptic Catholic Church

Prospect, NSW 2148

Church Information

Church Name: St. Mark's Coptic Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 533 Reservoir Rd, Prospect NSW 2148, Australia
Suburb: Prospect
State: NSW
Postcode: 2148
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A plaque on the building demolished to make way for the present church building records: The Original Stone of - St Brigid's Prospect - 1856 - The First Catholic Church - in Blacktown District.

A plaque on the new building records: 'I WILL BUILD MY CHURCH' - (Matthew 16:18) - "TEND MY SHEEP' - (John 21:16) - In the Covenant - of the President of Egypt Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi - His Holiness Pope Francis - and the Presence of Patriarch Ibrahim Ishaq - of the Coptic Catholic Church - in Alexandria, Egypt and The Diasparo - and Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen - of the Parramatta Diocese, - we Commemorate the Inauguration - of Saint Mark's Coptic Catholic Church - in Prospect - Sydney Australia - on Saturday the 16th of March - 2019.

Date Opened: 16-03-2019
Date Closed: unknown


The St Mark's Coptic Catholic Church, Prospect is the first and only Coptic Catholic church building in Australia. It was blessed and opened on 16/3/2019 by Ibrahim Isaac Sedrak, the Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Alexandria, Egypt, assisted by the Bishop of Parramatta, the Most Rev Vincent Long. More historical information/photographs of the former and present church(es)/congregation(s) are invited. Photographs uploaded 26/12/2020.
Last Updated: Saturday 26th December, 2020