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St John's Catholic Church
St John's Catholic Church 11-07-2018 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St John's Catholic Church 00-00-2020 - Photograph supplied by Frank Curtain

St John's Catholic Church

Evans Head, NSW 2473

Church Information

Church Name: St John's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 35 Wattle St, Evans Head NSW 2473, Australia
Suburb: Evans Head
State: NSW
Postcode: 2473
Foundation Stone Laid: 09-03-1941
Foundation Stone Notes: Foundation stone records: St John's Church - This stone was solemnly - blessed and laid by - The Most Rev John Carroll DD - Bishop of Lismore - on Sunday 9th March 1941.
Date Opened: 00-00-1941
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

The St John's Catholic Church, Evans Head building was erected in 1941, largely influenced by the establsihment of an RAF base there. The church fittings came from many sources, including donations from the Carmelite Monastery in Lismore and St Peter's at New Italy. A convent was erercted in 1992 for the order of Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception1. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 23/11/2018 & 26/2/2021.

 

Note 1: Sourced from material supplied by Mr Frank Curtain, a parishioner.

Last Updated: Friday 26th February, 2021
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