St Michael's Catholic Church - Former Site
St Michael's Catholic Church - Former Site 18-11-2022 - Derek Flannery
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St Michael's Catholic Church - Former Site

Goroke, VIC 3412

Church Information

Church Name: St Michael's Catholic Church - Former Site
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 29 Church St, Goroke VIC 3412, Australia
Suburb: Goroke
State: VIC
Postcode: 3412
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: 

No Foundation Stone or Memorial Plaque details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

Heritage trail sign records: Site of the - Goroke Catholic Church - Site of the first Catholic Church, opened on 31st March 1897. - The church was badly damaged in a wind storm in 1899. - A new Church was erected in 1901. Father Marshall was the first Priest.

Date Opened: 31-03-1897
Date Closed: 28-11-2007


The former St Michael's Catholic Church, Goroke has closed, and the building removed from the site as it was unsafe. It was in the Parish of Western Border and the Diocese of Ballarat. Mases from about 1882 had been held in private homes, until the first church was opened in 1897 [some sources suggest 1887]. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the former church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 13/1/2023.

Last Updated: Friday 13th January, 2023