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St Francis Xavier Catholic Church

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

Lurnea, NSW 2170

Church Information

Church Name: St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 71 Webster Rd, Lurnea NSW 2170, Australia
Suburb: Lurnea
State: NSW
Postcode: 2170
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

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

A stone records: St Francis Xavier School-Church - Hillview - was blessed and opened by - H E Norman Thomas Cardinal Gilroy - Archbishop of Sydney - 4th March 1962 - Rev R J Davey. PP Liverpool. [The building was in fact opened and blessed by the Most Rev James Freeman DD, Auxiliary Bishop, as Cardinal Gilroy had been called to Rome]

Date Opened: 04-03-1962
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The first St Francis Xavier Catholic Church-School, Lurnea (formerly Hillview) was opened and blessed on 4/3/1962 by Rev James Freeman, Anciliary Bishop. It became a separate parish on 30/6/1965. The present church building was opened and blessed by Cardinal Clancy on 10/7/1994. [Information sourced from: https://www.stfrancisxavierlurnea.org.au/history/]. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 8/10/2020.
Last Updated: Thursday 8th October, 2020