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St Mary's Catholic Church
St Mary's Catholic Church 28-01-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.
St Mary's Catholic Church - Old St Mary's 02-06-2018 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Mary's Catholic Church

Warwick, QLD 4370

Church Information

Church Name: St Mary's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 163 Palmerin St, Warwick QLD 4370, Australia
Suburb: Warwick
State: QLD
Postcode: 4370
Foundation Stone Laid: 29-02-1920
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: ...St Mary's Catholic Church - The foundation stone was blessed and laid - by Archbishop Daniel Mannix (Melbourne) - and James Duhig (Brisbane) on 29th February 1920 - The church opened on 21st March 1926...

A stone tablet records: Pray for the Soul of - Right Rev Michael Potter - Domestic Prelate PP VF - who erected this church of St Mary's - Born Cloontagh. Eire ~ 1857 -  Ordained All Hollows ~ 1887 - Appointed to Warwick ~ 1891 - Died 1st February 1944 - R I P

A plaque records: Old St Mary's Church - Designed by Benjamin Backhouse - opened in 1865 - Originally named St Mary's of Assumption - In 1926 following the completion of the new St Mary's - this building was used as a school. - [Queensland Government].

Date Opened: 21-03-1926
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The first St Marys Catholic Church was opened on 23/8/1865 by Bishop Quinn, the first Bishop of Queensland. The current church was opened on 21/3/1926 by James Duhig, Archbishop of Brisbane. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 13/11/2016.
Last Updated: Tuesday 24th July, 2018