St Mary's Catholic Church
St Mary's Catholic Church 19-04-2018 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Mary's Catholic Church 19-04-2018 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

St Mary's Catholic Church

Rutherglen, VIC 3685

Church Information

Church Name: St Mary's Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 82 High St, Rutherglen VIC 3685, Australia
Suburb: Rutherglen
State: VIC
Postcode: 3685
Foundation Stone Laid: 25-07-1962
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A foundation corner stone records: Ecclesiae S Mariae - Hunc Lapidem Primarium - Bernardus Epus. Sand. - + - 25 ~ 7 ~ 1962.

A stone tablet records: St Mary's Church - consecrated by Most Reverend - Bernard D Stewart DD BA LL B - Bishop of Sandhurst - opened for the public worship of God - and in honor of the Blessed Virgin - by the same Bishop - September 15th 1963 - Rev Francis J Owens, Pastor.

A plaque records: This plaque which commemorates - the Golden Jubilee of the opening of - Sy Mary's Church - was blessed on 29 September, 2013 by - Most Reverend Leslie Tomlinson DD - Father John Ware PP.

A stone tablet records: To the sons and daughters - of Australia - who gave their lives - for their country - in World Wars I and II - St Mary's Church - is humbly and gratefully - dedicated.

A plaque records: High Altar - and Crucifix - donated by Kate & Jo - in loving memory - of - George and Susan - Bulleid - and family.

A plaque records: The Altar Canopy was donated by Laura O'Brien - in memory of - Barton and Catherine Pickering.  R I P.

Date Opened: 15-09-1963
Date Closed: unknown


The St Mary's Catholic Church, Rutherglen is in the Parish of Rutherglen and the Diocese of Sandhurst. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 15/5/2018.
Last Updated: Saturday 13th November, 2021