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St Joseph's Catholic Church - Original Church
St Joseph's Catholic Church 03-04-2021 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St Joseph's Catholic Church 00-04-2021 - Frank Curtain

St Joseph's Catholic Church

Gunnedah, NSW 2380

Church Information

Church Name: St Joseph's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: Conadilly St & Henry St, Gunnedah NSW 2380, Australia
Suburb: Gunnedah
State: NSW
Postcode: 2380
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A plaque on the old church building records: The Original - St Joseph's - Catholic Church - 1876 ~ 1919

Foundation stone on the present church building records: A M D G - This stone was blessed and laid by - Rt Revd Dr O'Connor - Bishop of Armidale - 7th July 1918.

A plaque records: With gratitude to God - the Parishioners and the Priests - Frs A Castelli & P O'Brien - celebrated the - 75th Annivessary - of the laying of the foundation stone - of this Church of St Joseph - 14~11~93. - 1918  ~~ 1993.

A plaque records: This commemorative plaque - honours the centenary year of - St Joseph's Catholic Church Gunnedah - 1918 ~ 2018 - in gratitude to God for blessings received - Right Rev Michael Kennedy DD - Bishop of Armidale - Rev John McHugh PP - 10th June 2018.

Date Opened: 00-00-1876
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The original St Joseph's Catholic Church, Gunnedah is part of the Diocese of Armidale. It was built about 1875 and opened in 1876. It was used until the present church was opened about 1919. The original church building is now the St Joseph's Hall. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 14/03/2016 & 6/4/2021.
Last Updated: Monday 31st May, 2021