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St George Antioch Orthodox Cathedral
St George Antioch Orthodox Cathedral 04-10-2013 - Peter Liebeskind
St George Antioch Orthodox Cathedral 10-04-2020 - Church Facebook - See Note.

St George Antioch Orthodox Cathedral

Redfern, NSW 2016

Church Information

Church Name: St George Antioch Orthodox Cathedral
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Orthodox (All)
Street Address: Walker St & Cooper St, Redfern NSW 2016, Australia
Suburb: Redfern
State: NSW
Postcode: 2016
Foundation Stone Laid: 12-05-1920
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the original Church building was laid on 12/5/1920. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

The foundation stone for the present Cathedral was laid in October 1953 by His Eminence the Greek Archbishop of Australia and New Zealand, the Most Rev Theophylactos, Exarchos Malatius Hussney. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

Date Opened: 00-11-1920
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The present St George Antioch Orthodox Cathedral is the mother Church of the Antioch Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand, and has been since it was built in 1953. The first service in the incomplete building was held for Easter 1954. It was completed in 1956 and consecrated on 7/11/1964. It replaced the original St George Antioch Orthodox Church which had been consecrated in November 1920, and located at the cnr of Walker and Redfern Streets. It had been used for worship until 14/5/1950, after which it was demolished for housing. More historical information/photographs of the church(es)/congregation(s) are invited. Photographs uploaded 18/1/2021.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - https://www.facebook.com/stgeorgecathedralredfern/photos/p.2792954340782447/2792954340782447/?type=1&theater
Last Updated: Monday 18th January, 2021