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Our Lady of the Nativity Catholic Church
Our Lady of the Nativity Catholic Church 25-07-2019 - Peter Liebeskind

Our Lady of the Nativity Catholic Church

Lawson, NSW 2783

Church Information

Church Name: Our Lady of the Nativity Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 254 Great Western Hwy, Lawson NSW 2783, Australia
Suburb: Lawson
State: NSW
Postcode: 2783
Foundation Stone Laid: 21-10-1928
Foundation Stone Notes: The foundation stone was laid on 28/10/1928 by Cardinal Cerretti, Papal Delegate who was visiting at the time. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 07-04-1929
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The first, Our Lady of the Nativity Catholic Church, building was a small wooden structure blessed and opened in 1903, by Cardinal Moran. The current building was erected on land donated by Richard Meagher, in memory of his wife Alice. It was opened and blessed on the 7/4/1929 by Archbishop Kelly. The building was damaged by fire on 15/5/2015, requiring mass to be held in the school. The first service in the repaired building was held on Christmas Day 2015. The church celebrated the 90th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone and opening in 2018 and 2019 respectively. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 3/11/2019.

Fot more of Our Lady of the Nativity Catholic Church story, see - https://www.lawsoncatholicchurch.org.au/history
Last Updated: Monday 4th November, 2019