St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church
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St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church

West Melbourne, VIC 3003

Church Information

Church Name: St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church
Church Previous Name: Our Lady, Star of the Sea Catholic Church
Denomination: Catholic Church in Australia
Street Address: 33 Howard St, West Melbourne VIC 3003, Australia
Suburb: West Melbourne
State: VIC
Postcode: 3003
Foundation Stone Laid: 00-06-1892
Foundation Stone Notes: 

A number of foundation stones were laid as the building had a number of false starts, due to questions over its size and the economic environment of the time.

The foundation stone of the present building was laid in June 1892. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

A tablet records: St Mary's - Star of the Sea - This church - was solemnly blessed by - His Eminence Patrick Francis - Cardinal Moran - 18th Feb 1900.

Date Opened: 18-02-1900
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

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The St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, West Melbourne was established about 1873. It is in the Parish of West Melbourne and the Diocese of  Melbourne. he present church building was opened and blessed on 18/2/1900 by Cardinal Moran. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 23/4/2021.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Rev Joseph Pich - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6269556
Last Updated: Saturday 11th September, 2021
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