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St Francis Xavier Catholic Church

St Francis Xavier Catholic Church

Wentworth, NSW 2648

Church Information

Church Name: St Francis Xavier Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 8 Adams St, Wentworth NSW 2648, Australia
Suburb: Wentworth
State: NSW
Postcode: 2648
Foundation Stone Laid: 18-06-1871
Foundation Stone Notes: The foundation stone was laid on 18/6/1871. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 00-11-1972
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The St Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Wentworth is part of the Parish of  Wentworth and the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes. Although the church building was not complete, the first Mass was celebrated in it in early November, 1872 by the Rev Matthew Ryan. It was the first Catholic church built along the Darling River. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 29/8/2021.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Mattinbgn - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7565180
Last Updated: Sunday 29th August, 2021