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St Bernard's Catholic Church
St Bernard's Catholic Church 04-12-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Bernard's Catholic Church 04-12-2021 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St Bernard's Catholic Church

Bacchus Marsh, VIC 3340

Church Information

Church Name: St Bernard's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 61 Lerderderg St, Bacchus Marsh VIC 3340, Australia
Suburb: Bacchus Marsh
State: VIC
Postcode: 3340
Foundation Stone Laid: 14-01-1872
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone for the present building was laid by Bishop Goold on 14/1/1872. No other details are known. 

A plaque records: St Bernard's Parish Centre - Bacchus Marsh - Blessed and opened by - Most Reverend Joseph P O'Connell DD DCL - on 28th August 1983.

A plaque in the floor of the foyer records: St Bernard's Catholic Church - Bacchus Marsh - Time Capsule - Dedicated to our community - as an expression of - Faith and Hope in you, our future, - on the occasion of our - Sesquicentenary year of 2002.

Date Opened: 28-06-1874
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The St Bernard's Catholic Church, Bacchus Marsh is part of the Parish of Bacchus Marsh and the Diocese of Melbourne. Some early Masses were celebrated in the district, prior to the laying of a foundation stone for a chapel on 15/10/1850, by Bishop Goold, although few details are known.  The chapel was opened in 1852, and  the present church building was opened on 28/6/1874. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 24/12/2021.

For more of the St Bernard's catholic Church story see - https://stbernardsbacchusmarsh.com.au/history/
Last Updated: Friday 24th December, 2021