St Mary's Catholic Church
St Mary's Catholic Church 07-07-2022 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Mary's Catholic Church unknown date - Church Website - See Note.

St Mary's Catholic Church

Inglewood, VIC 3517

Church Information

Church Name: St Mary's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: Southey St & Houston St, Inglewood VIC 3517, Australia
Suburb: Inglewood
State: VIC
Postcode: 3517
Foundation Stone Laid: 16-07-1905
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: For the Greater Glory of God - This stone - was laid by - The Most Rev Joseph Higgins DD - Bishop of Ballarat - on the 16th July 1905 - The Rev D R Howell, Pastor.

A plaque records: St Mary's - Roman Catholic Church - The Very Reverend Dean Hayes of Sandhurst opened the first church on this site, a timber structure serving as a church and a school on November 8th 1866. The present brick church was built in 1905 and the opening ceremony and blessing held on December 17th 1905 by the Most Reverend Dr Reville, Bishop of Sandhurst. Messrs Keogh and Austin, architects of Bendigo, designed the church, the building contractor being Mr Luff. The total cost of the church was in the order of 2,770 [pounds].

A plaque on the gate post recorded: Donated by - Mr & Mrs J J Corby.

Date Opened: 17-12-1905
Date Closed: unknown


The St Mary's Catholic Church, Inglewood is part of the Parish of Inglewood and the Diocese of Sandhurst. The present church building was opened on 17/12/1905. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 22/7/2022.

Note: Photograph attribution/source -
Last Updated: Friday 22nd July, 2022