St Ignatius Catholic Church
St Ignatius Catholic Church 22-06-2019 - Albertus Aditya - See Note.
St Ignatius Catholic Church 22-06-2019 - Albertus Aditya - See Note.

St Ignatius Catholic Church

Richmond, VIC 3121

Church Information

Church Name: St Ignatius Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 326-348 Church St, Richmond VIC 3121, Australia
Suburb: Richmond
State: VIC
Postcode: 3121
Foundation Stone Laid: 04-08-1867
Foundation Stone Notes: The foundation stone was laid on 4/8/1867 by Archbishop Polding of Sydney. The text on the foundaton stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.
Date Opened: 13-03-1870
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

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The St Ignatius Catholic Church, Richmond is part of the Parish of Richmond and Richmond North, and the Diocese of Melbourne. The first part of the church building, consisting of the nave, tower and aisles, was opened on 13/3/1870 by the Rev Dr Fitzpatrick, Vicar-General. The building was not however completed until about 1927, due to financial constraints. The church celebrated its 150th anniversay on 30/7/2017. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 11/9/2021.

 

For more of the St Ignatius story see - https://www.ignatius.org.au/about/parish/st-ignatius



Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Albertus Aditya - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=87415809 AND https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=87415797

 

Last Updated: Saturday 11th September, 2021
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