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St Patrick's Catholic Church
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St Patrick's Catholic Church

Gundagai, NSW 2722

Church Information

Church Name: St Patrick's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 7 Homer St, Gundagai NSW 2722, Australia
Suburb: Gundagai
State: NSW
Postcode: 2722
Foundation Stone Laid: 17-03-1885
Foundation Stone Notes: 

(Daily Telegraph - 18 March 1885)   "NEWS BY TELEGRAPH. St- Patrick's Church. Gundagai- GUNDAGAI, Tuesday. — The foundation stone of St Patrick's new church was laid to-day by the Right Rev Dr Lannigan. The ceremony commenced at 9 o'clock with a procession from the old church to the foundation. After blessing the stone and the foundation, mass was celebrated by Father Hennessy and the Very Rev Prior Butler gave an eloquent address appropriate to the occasion. Over £800 in cash was laid on the stone. About 1200 persons were present".

The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

A stone tablet records: A M D G - This stone - was blessed and laid by - Most Rev G Young DD - Auxiliary Bishop to - Most Rev T B McGuire DD - Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn - 29th June, 1952 - Rev H Leonard, PP.

A stone tablet records: To commemorate - Saint Patricks Church - centenary - 1885 ~ 1985 -  Rev F R M Hasler PP.

A tablet on the adjoining Church Hall records: A M D G - This stone was laid by - Right Rev J Barry DD - Bishop of Goulburn - August 3rd 1924 - Rev Peter Treacy.

Date Opened: 00-00-1885
Date Closed: unknown
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No other details are known about St Patrick's Catholic Church, Gundagai. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 6/4/2018.
Last Updated: Friday 3rd June, 2022