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St Anthony's Catholic Church
St Anthony's Catholic Church 28-12-2016 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St Anthony's Catholic Church 28-12-2016 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Anthony's Catholic Church

Harristown, QLD 4350

Church Information

Church Name: St Anthony's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 3 Memory St, Harristown QLD 4350, Australia
Suburb: Harristown
State: QLD
Postcode: 4350
Foundation Stone Laid: 01-08-1965
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: St Anthony's Church - this foundation stone - was blessed and placed - by - Most Rev William Brennan DD - Bishop of Toowoomba - 1st August 1965 - Rev P McMorrow PP

A plaque records: Saint Anthony's - War Memorial Church - erected to the memory of - Australians who died - in defence of their country - R I P

A plaque records: Pray for - all those who generously donated items of furniture - including - Lawrence and Delcia Atzeni ~ window - James and Kath Brownie ~ taberacle - William Malone and family ~ window - Arthur Neale and family ~ baptismal font - M and N O'Doherty ~ window - also for - all those in whose memory items were donated - including - The Chardon and Cuhr families ~ window - James Coonan ~ window - Francis and Agatha Fromalls ~ pulpit - Charles Healy ~ window - John Hogarty ~ window - Peter O'Meara - stations of the cross

A plaque records: Our Future is Built on the Past - In appreciation of those who have gone before us, and made our Parish Community what it is today, we have saved and re-used the bricks in the Cross, and the gates from the "old Parish House". This will be a reminder of the faith and generosity of those who were here before us - A Memory to Inspire Us.

A plaque records: A place at the Table for All - St Anthony's Community Centre - blessed by - Most Rev Robert McGuckin DD - Bishop of Toowoomba - and - officially opened by - Rev Fr Peter Dorfield - Sunday, 21 April, 2013 - May all who enter our centre be touched by The Spirit of God.


Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The beginning of St Anthony's is marked by the opening and blessing of the School-Church on Sunday 15/7/1951. The wooden building being brought from Cabarlah Military Camp, served as the school until 1955 and the church until 1965.

More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 24/3/2017

Last Updated: Friday 24th March, 2017