St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church and Convent, Bourke
|St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church|
|Location||3-7 Meek Street, Bourke, Bourke Shire, New South Wales|
|Dedication||Saint Ignatius of Loyola|
|Architectural type||Victorian Carpenter Gothic|
|Assistant||Rev. Magnus Kobbi AJ|
|Official name||St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, Convent & Site; St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church|
|Type||State heritage (built)|
|Designated||2 April 1999|
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.
St Ignatius Roman Catholic Church is the oldest documented building in Bourke, opening in April 1874.
The wrought iron St Ignatius Convent building was built in 1896.
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.
- "St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, Convent & Site". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00603. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
- "Bourke—St Ignatius Parish School". Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
- "St Ignatius Parish Primary School Bourke". Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
- Humphries, Kevin. "Bourke's St Ignatius Convent to receive makeover" (Press release). Kevin Humphries MP. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
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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