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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Sacred Heart Catholic Church 11-05-2017 - Peter Liebeskind
Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Original Building unknown date - Photograph by Pat Horton (Bayview) - See Note

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Mona Vale, NSW 2103

Church Information

Church Name: Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 1 Keenan St, Mona Vale NSW 2103, Australia
Suburb: Mona Vale
State: NSW
Postcode: 2103
Foundation Stone Laid: 21-07-1940
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the second church building was laid on 21/7/1940 by the Rev P Doherty PP. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

The 1940s church building was sold and demolished about 1991. A plaque on the corner of Golf Avenue and Barrenjoey Road records: Historical site of the first Church in Mona Vale 1889~1991.1

Date Opened: 00-00-1889
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The present Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Mona Vale was the first church built in Keenan Street, and was opened in 1991. The original church building, a small wooden structure, was erected in Golf Avenue in 1889. It was replaced in 1940 at the same site, but this building was damaged by fire in 1978 and repaired. This property was sold about 1991 with the move to Kennan Street1. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 28/10/2020.

Note 1: Information sourced from: https://www.bbcatholic.org.au/pittwater/about/parish-history

Note: Photograph attribution/source - Photograph by Pat Horton (Bayview) from sketch by Armine Cecil Morris - see -https://www.bbcatholic.org.au/pittwater/about/parish-history

Last Updated: Wednesday 28th October, 2020