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St Joseph's Catholic Church
St Joseph's Catholic Church 08-04-2019 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane
St Joseph's Catholic Church 08-04-2019 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane

St Joseph's Catholic Church

Benalla, VIC 3672

Church Information

Church Name: St Joseph's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 42 Arundel St, Benalla VIC 3672, Australia
Suburb: Benalla
State: VIC
Postcode: 3672
Foundation Stone Laid: 21-07-1907
Foundation Stone Notes: 

Foundation stone records: This stone was laid by - His Grace The Most Rev Dr Carr - Archbishop of Melbourne- July 21st 1907, in the presence of - The Most Rev Dr Reville, OSA - Bishop of Sandhurst - and Ven Archdeacon Davy VC, Pastor.

A history plaque records: St Joseph's Church - Built 1907~08 - Constructed to the 'Australian Romanesque' design of architecture firm Kempson and - Conolly. The church is architecturally important as an unusually large and ornate church - building for country Victoria. - This was the 2nd successive church built for the Benalla Roman Catholic Parish which was - established in 1876, after being serviced from Wangaratta since the 1850s. - After a major fire in the roof in 1989 the church building has been internally redesigned, - and later refurbished in 2006 - Erected in 2012 by Benalla & District Historical Society Inc...

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


No other details are known about the St Joseph's Catholic Church, Benalla. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 7/7/2019.
Last Updated: Sunday 7th July, 2019