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St Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church

St Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church

Penrith, NSW 2750

Church Information

Church Name: St Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 326 High St, Penrith NSW 2750, Australia
Suburb: Penrith
State: NSW
Postcode: 2750
Foundation Stone Laid: 09-12-1839
Foundation Stone Notes: The foundation stone for the first chapel was laid on 9/12/1839 by Archbishop Polding. The text on the foundation stone is not known.
Date Opened: 00-00-1840
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The present St Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, Penrith was opened and blessed by Cardinal Gilroy on 30/4/1967. The first chapel was built on land donated by John Tindale of Hornseywood Farm. A small cemetery was also consecrated shortly after the foundation stone was laid. The chapel was consecrated on 13/11/1850 by Archbishop Polding. The parish celebrated its 175th anniversary on 2014. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 29/12/2020.
Last Updated: Tuesday 29th December, 2020