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St Matthew's Catholic Church
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St Matthew's Catholic Church

Windsor, NSW 2756

Church Information

Church Name: St Matthew's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 12 Tebbutt St, Windsor NSW 2756, Australia
Suburb: Windsor
State: NSW
Postcode: 2756
Foundation Stone Laid: 28-12-1836
Foundation Stone Notes: Foundation stone was laid on 28/12/1836 by Bishop Polding. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 21-10-1840
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The St Matthew's Catholic Church, Windsor was opened on 21/10/1840 by Bishop Polding. A bequest of 500 pounds by James Doyle made possible to building of the church. Before the erection of the church building, Mass was celebrated in private homes or a temporary chapel barn made of slabs. St Matthew's is the oldest Catholic Church on mainland Australia. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 3/3/2021.atthew's is the oldest Catholic Church on mainland Australia, being built in 1840

For more of the St Matthew's Catholic Church story see - https://stmatthewswindsor.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/bba4f2_15d981a6fc1c496192cc981713247f60.pdf
Last Updated: Wednesday 3rd March, 2021