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St Francis Catholic Church
St Francis Catholic Church 13-08-2018 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St Francis Catholic Church 13-08-2018 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Francis Catholic Church

Tingha, NSW 2369

Church Information

Church Name: St Francis Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 30 Ruby St, Tingha NSW 2369, Australia
Suburb: Tingha
State: NSW
Postcode: 2369
Foundation Stone Laid: 28-09-1952
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: This stone was blessed by - Most Rev E J Doody DD - Bishop of Armidale - 28th September 1952.

A plaque records: A Historic Note - The original church stood next door at - 36 Ruby Street, this building served as - church and school when the old church was demolished. - Saint Francis School was run by the - Sisters of Saint Joseph unitil it was - closed on the 16th of December 1965.

A plaque records: On the occasion of its - Diamond Jubilee - (28 September 1952 ~ 28 September 2012) - the - Saint Francis of Assisi Church - Tingha - acknowledges with prayerful gratitude - all the Clergy, Religious, and Laity - who served and worshipped in this church. - This plaque was unveiled by - His Lordship - Michael Robert Kennedy, DD - Bishop of Armidale - on the 3rd of September 2012.

A plaque records: Commemorative plaque in honour of - Mother Mary Mackillop's 3 day - visit and stay in Tingha - in May 1896 - at the Josephine Convent - 30 Ruby Street, Tingha - Mother Mary is now Australia's first Saint - Saint Mary of the Cross Mackillop - This plaque was unveiled and blessed by - The Most Reverend Michael Kennedy, Bishop of Armidale - on the 21st May, 2016.


Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
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No other details are known about the St Francis Catholic Church, Tingha. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 25/11/2018
Last Updated: Sunday 25th November, 2018