St John's Catholic Church
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St John's Catholic Church

Heidelberg, VIC 3084

Church Information

Church Name: St John's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: St John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 52 Yarra St, Heidelberg VIC 3084, Australia
Suburb: Heidelberg
State: VIC
Postcode: 3084
Foundation Stone Laid: 06-03-1859
Foundation Stone Notes: The foundation stone was laid on 6/3/1859 by the Rev Dr Fitzpatrick, Vicar General. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited. 
Date Opened: 14-04-1861
Date Closed: unknown


The St John's Catholic Church, Heidelberg, in the Heidelberg Parish, established in 1851, is part of the Diocese of Melbourne. The church building, although not fully completed, was blessed by Bishop O'Quinn on 14/4/1861. The parish celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2001. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 11/9/2021.

For more of St John's story see - St John's on the hill: the history of the Heidelberg Parish / by Eileen Vaughan. Bib ID 6615145. No sighted.

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Last Updated: Saturday 11th March, 2023