St Patrick's Catholic church Church Hill

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

Milestone
Constructed
1840 - 1844
Opened
1844
Position
1840
1844 - 1868
Type

St Patrick's Catholic church Church Hill

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2008

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.