St Anne's Catholic Church
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St Anne's Catholic Church

Purnim, VIC 3278

Church Information

Church Name: St Anne's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 1716 Hopkins Hwy, Purnim VIC 3278, Australia
Suburb: Purnim
State: VIC
Postcode: 3278
Foundation Stone Laid: 19-05-1940
Foundation Stone Notes: The foundation stone was laid on 19/5/1940 by the Most Rev Dr Foley, DD., Bishop of Ballarat.  Formal text details and photographs are invited.
Date Opened: unknown
Date Closed: unknown


The current St Anne's Catholic Church, Purnim was built in 1940. There is no record of when the original St Anne's Catholic Church was built, other than it was being used as a school and a church prior to 1863 and was extended in 1885.  The original wooden building served the community for seventy five years, until it was relpaced in 1940 (See church website: More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photograph uploaded 23/2/2015.

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Last Updated: Sunday 23rd June, 2019