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St Brigid's Catholic Church
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St Brigid's Catholic Church

Howlong, NSW 2643

Church Information

Church Name: St Brigid's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: Hovell St & Pell St, Howlong NSW 2643, Australia
Suburb: Howlong
State: NSW
Postcode: 2643
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A stone tablet records: St Bridgid's Church - blessed and opened by - The Most Rev F A Henshke DD - Bishop of Wagga - 22nd July 1956 - Rev T Shanley - Pastor [note different spelling on current church name and on the tablet]

Date Opened: 22-07-1956
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The St Brigid's Catholic Church, Howlong is part of the Parish of Howlong and the Diocese of Wagga Wagga. The first church was established in Hammer Street, in 1877. The current church building was erected in Hovell Street, and opened on 22/7/1956 by the Bishop of Wagga Wagga. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 27/8/2019 & 21/10/2021.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Mattinbgn (talk · contribs) - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26274368  AND  https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26274430
Last Updated: Thursday 21st October, 2021