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St Stephens Cathedral
St Stephens Cathedral 11-10-2014 - John Huth Wilston Brisbane
St Stephens Chapel 11-10-2014 - John Huth  Wilston  Brisbane

St Stephen's Cathedral

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

Church Information

Church Name: St Stephen's Cathedral
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 249 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Suburb: Brisbane City
State: QLD
Postcode: 4000
Foundation Stone Laid: 26-12-1863
Foundation Stone Notes: Foundation stone records: This foundation stone of the - Apse and Transepts to complete - the Venerable Church of - St Stephen. Protomartyr - to the Glory of God and in memory of - Most Rev R Dunne DD - First Archbishop of Brisbane - was blessed and laid by his Successor - Most Rev J Duhig DD - on 3rd October 1920. Another stone records: This stone marks the extension - of the Cathedral - and - commemorates its dedication on - 4th December 1989 - F R Rush DD - Archbishop of Brisbane. A stone on St Stephens Capel records: St Stephens Chapel was dedicated - on 5th February 1999 - by - J A Bathersby DD Archbishop of Brisbane - marking its restoration for liturgical use.
Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


St Stephen chapel work began in 1848. First Mass was held on 12/5/1850. In 1859 Brisbane became a diocese. More historical information/photographs of the cathedral/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 25/10/2016.
Last Updated: Tuesday 25th October, 2016