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St Peter's Catholic Church
St Peter's Catholic Church 27-04-2009 - Peter Liebeskind
St Peter's Catholic Church 01-07-2019 - Peter Liebeskind

St Peter's Catholic Church

Surry Hills, NSW 2010

Church Information

Church Name: St Peter's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 235 Devonshire St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
Suburb: Surry Hills
State: NSW
Postcode: 2010
Foundation Stone Laid: 19-09-1880
Foundation Stone Notes: The foundation stone was laid by Archbishop Vaughan on 19/9/1880. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 11-09-1881
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The first Mass celebrated in the St Peter's Catholic Church, Surry Hills was on 25/12/1880. However, the church building was not formally opened and blessed by Archbishop Vaughan until 11/9/1881, when it was debt free. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 9/2/2021.

For more of the St Peter's Catholic Church story see - Volume 1 of 'St Peter's Surry Hills. A History' is called 'A Small Seed, Stately Tree' and details the period from 1880 to 1931. Written by Janice Garaty, available from the church office. Not sighted.


Last Updated: Tuesday 9th February, 2021