St Patrick's Catholic church Church Hill

Place of worship

One of Sydney's earliest Catholic churches, opened in 1844.

Milestones
Constructed
1840
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1844
Opened
1844

St Patrick's Catholic church Church Hill

by Mark Dunn, 2008 Creative Commons License

An early focus for the Irish Catholic community in Sydney, St Patrick's became a symbol of Irish pride. Thousands of worshippers, carrying green flags, marched through the city to its foundation stone-laying ceremony in 1840.
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St Patrick's church, Sydney c1910