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St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral
St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral 01-02-2014 - David Fielding - Wikimedia - See Note
St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral 04-05-2014 - Bahudhara - Wikimedia - See Note.

St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral

Adelaide, SA 5000

Church Information

Church Name: St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: Wakefield St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
Suburb: Adelaide
State: SA
Postcode: 5000
Foundation Stone Laid: 17-03-1856
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone was laid on 17/3/1856 by the Vicar General, Father Michael Ryan. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

A tablet records: I H S - Hic Lapis Finem Aedificationis Signat - Turris Ecclesiae Cathedralis - Sancto Francisco Saverio Dedicatae - Et Ejus Consecrationem Solemnem - Die Undecima Memsis JulII AD 1996 Peractam - Rev Mus Leonardus Faulkner DD ~ Archiepiscopus Adelaidensis - Rev US Robertus Aitken PA ~ Cathedralis Administrator.

Date Opened: 00-07-1996
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The building of St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral, Adelaide began in 1856, with the first part dedicated on 11/7/1858. Since that time there have been many additions and extensions, with the completed building dedicted in 1996. More historical information/photographs of the cathedral/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 8/2/2020.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By David Fielding - https://www.flickr.com/photos/rhino300/12689667443/, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38627985

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Bahudhara - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33776959

Last Updated: Saturday 8th February, 2020