Timeline

View our history, from cabbage patch to Catholic community.

  • 15 March 1970

    1st Baptism in the Parish

    Rachel Kennedy MacCulloch- Baptised in the Carmelite Chapel

  • 22 September 1970

    1st Marriage

    Joseph Amphlett & Lelia Sibbald

  • 02 December 1970

    Church Foundation Stone Blessed

    By His Holiness Pope Paul VI

  • 07 March 1971

    Church and Presbytery Foundation Stone Laid

    By Sir Norman Cardinal Gilroy

  • 24 March 1971

    1st Burial

    Luke Danvers Heeney (4 days old)

  • 05 September 1971

    Church Opened and Blessed

    By Cardinal James Freeman

  • 12 September 1971

    1st Baptism in the New Church

    Matthew Peter Barnacle is baptised

  • 07 November 1971

    1st First Communion Mass

    5 boys and 8 girls

  • 09 July 1972

    1st Confirmation

    26 boys and 34 girls Conferred by Bishop Edward Kelly M.S.C, (now deceased) Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney, later Bishop of Toowoomba

     

  • Primary School Opened

    Third Term 1973, Head Mistress Carolyn Buckley

  • 01 July 1975

    1st Parish 'Bulletin' Printed

  • 17 August 1975

    Convent Opened and Blessed

    By Bishop Edward Clancey

  • 29 February 1976

    2nd Stage of School Opened & Blessed

    By Bishop Edward Clancy

  • 25 July 1976

    1st Commentators at Mas

  • 01 October 1978

    3rd Stage of School Opened & Blessed

    By Bishop Edward Clancy

  • 17 December 1978

    1st Acolytes

  • 28 September 1979

    1st Assistant Priest

    Father Greg Hogan, appointed by Cardinal Freeman

  • 15 December 1985

    New Church Opened and Blessed

  • 15 October 1995

    School Library Opened and Blessed

  • 01 May 2010

    Second Parish Priest Appointed - Fr Raning