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St Mary's Catholic Church
St Mary's Catholic Church 06-07-2022 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Mary's Catholic Church 06-07-2022 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St Mary's Catholic Church

Birchip, VIC 3483

Church Information

Church Name: St Mary's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 2 Corack Rd, Birchip VIC 3483, Australia
Suburb: Birchip
State: VIC
Postcode: 3483
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A tablet records: St Mary's Church Birchip - In the year of faith during the reign of - Pope Paul VI this church dedicated to the - Blessed Virgin Mary was erected as a memorial - to those who gave their lives in The Great Wars and was blessed by His Lordship - The Most Reverend J P O'Collins DD Bishop of - Ballarat on the tenth day of Sept 1967 - Reverend ? J Boylan PP 

A plaque on the rock in front of the church records: A M D G - This stone symbolizes the rock on - which Christ said he would build his church - and commemorates the centenary of - The Catholic Parish which included - Watchem, Birchip, Karyrie - Curyo & Watchupga Congregations. - This memorial, provided by the Parishioners - of Watchem, Birchip and Watchupga, - was unveiled by - Most Rev R Mulkearns DD DCL - on 10th November, 1991.

Date Opened: 10-09-1967
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The St Mary's Catholic Church, Birchip is part of the Parish of East Wimmera and the Diocese of Ballarat. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 21/7/2022.
Last Updated: Friday 22nd July, 2022