Diocese of Wangaratta

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For the Roman Catholic diocese for the area, see Roman Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst.
Diocese of Wangaratta
Wangaratta HolyTrinityCathedral.JPG
Location
Ecclesiastical province Victoria
Coordinates 36°21′18″S 146°19′17″E / 36.35500°S 146.32139°E / -36.35500; 146.32139Coordinates: 36°21′18″S 146°19′17″E / 36.35500°S 146.32139°E / -36.35500; 146.32139
Information
Rite Anglican
Cathedral Holy Trinity Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop John Parkes
Website
members.westnet.com.au/registry

The Anglican Diocese of Wangaratta is mostly located in the north-east region of Victoria, Australia. The diocese includes the cities of Wangaratta, Albury-Wodonga and Shepparton.

History[edit]

The diocese was founded in 1902.

Cathedral[edit]

The cathedral church of the diocese is Holy Trinity Cathedral, Wangaratta. The foundation stone was laid in 1908 by Bishop Arthur Green, the Bishop of Ballarat, and was dedicated on 24 August 1909. A second section was built between 1922 and 1924. The building was faced in locally quarried granite to a design by the English architect Walter Butler. The baptistery, designed by the church architect Louis Williams, was completed in 1965.

cathedral interior

The cathedral bells, cast in 1806, are the oldest ring of eight in Australia. The current organ was built in 1902 by Henry Willis & Sons and is the fourth instrument to be housed in the cathedral.

The Rector of the Parish of the Holy Trinity, Wangaratta (the cathedral parish) is designated as Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral. The current incumbent is Michael O'Brien.

Bishops of Wangaratta[edit]

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