St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church and Convent, Bourke

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St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church
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Catholic church (2021).
St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church is located in New South Wales
St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church
St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church
Location in New South Wales
30°05′16″S 145°55′56″E / 30.0878°S 145.9321°E / -30.0878; 145.9321Coordinates: 30°05′16″S 145°55′56″E / 30.0878°S 145.9321°E / -30.0878; 145.9321
Location3-7 Meek Street, Bourke, Bourke Shire, New South Wales
CountryAustralia
DenominationCatholic
Websitewww.wf.catholic.org.au/parishes/bourke/
History
StatusChurch
DedicationSaint Ignatius of Loyola
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architectural typeVictorian Carpenter Gothic
CompletedApril 1874 (1874-04)
Administration
ParishBourke
DioceseWilcannia-Forbes
Clergy
AssistantRev. Magnus Kobbi AJ
Official nameSt. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, Convent & Site; St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church
TypeState heritage (built)
Designated2 April 1999
Reference no.603
TypeChurch
CategoryReligion

St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church and Convent is a heritage-listed Roman Catholic church and convent at 3-7 Meek Street, Bourke, Bourke Shire, New South Wales, Australia. The property is owned by the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes, and used by the Parish of Bourke. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.[1]

History[edit]

St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church is the oldest documented building in Bourke, opening in April 1874.[2]

The wrought iron St Ignatius Convent building was built in 1896.[3]

In 2015, the convent and church received $150,000 in state government funding to return the convent to its 1924 state, remove inappropriate additions and balcony infill, and repair deteriorating woodwork, while weatherproofing both church and convent.[4]

St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church and Convent heritage boundaries

Heritage listing[edit]

St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church and Convent was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, Convent & Site". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00603. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Bourke—St Ignatius Parish School". Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  3. ^ "St Ignatius Parish Primary School Bourke". Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  4. ^ Humphries, Kevin. "Bourke's St Ignatius Convent to receive makeover" (Press release). Kevin Humphries MP. Retrieved 23 June 2018.

Attribution[edit]

CC-BY-icon-80x15.png This Wikipedia article was originally based on St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, Convent & Site, entry number 00603 in the New South Wales State Heritage Register published by the State of New South Wales and Office of Environment and Heritage 2018 under CC-BY 4.0 licence, accessed on 2 June 2018.

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