St Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church
St Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church 30-08-2017 - Peter Liebeskind
St Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church 05-03-2014 - Sardaka - See Note.

St Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church

Croydon Park, NSW 2133

Church Information

Church Name: St Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Orthodox (All)
Street Address: 64 Linthorn Ave, Croydon Park NSW 2133, Australia
Suburb: Croydon Park
State: NSW
Postcode: 2133
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 03-04-1977
Date Closed: unknown


The St Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church, Croydon Park was established on 18/3/1973. Their first place of worship was the Welsh Presbyterian Church building in Redfern. In 1977 the church purchased its own building, a former Methodist Church property, at its current site and commenced worship there on 3/4/1977. Over the years the previous structure has been gradually replaced by the current building. "It is noteworthy that the church 'Sfanta Maria' was the first church in Australia built in the style of traditional Romanian architure."The church was formally consecrated on 1/6/1980 by Bishop Antonie de Buzau. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 18/8/2020.

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Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Sardaka - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,




Last Updated: Tuesday 18th August, 2020