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Crows Nest QLD - St Mathews Catholic

50132

State: Queensland
Denomination:

Catholic

Address:

Esk Street Crows Nest

GPS: -27.262248, 152.057338 

 

History and Architanure:

The church was built, and opened in 1900, and named St Matthew's in honour of the donor of the land. The Sisters of St. Joseph to the Parish, and the building of the Convent school was opened on 15 July, 1917.

As of 2007 the church did not have a resident Priest.

Organ:

No current information available.

Clergy*:

Explanations

1916 - 1920 Fr. James Hegarty, Fr Ahern,
Fr. Francis Burton and Fr. Francis O'Connell.
1921 - 1923 Fr Kevin Murphy
1923 - 1929 Fr Charles Casey
1929 - 1930 Fr Michael Hayes
1930 - 1951 Fr Leo Hayes
1951 - 1968 Fr Bryan Nolan
1968 - 1974 Fr James Wiemers
1974 - 1982 Fr Raymond White
1982 - 1997 Fr Stephen Patrick Campbell
1998 - 2007 Fr Terry Hicking
   
   

* The list may not contain all serving Clergy.

 

Contributions:  Photos and list of clegy donated by John Huth
Extracts:  The Church website






 

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