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My late Father attended primary school at St. Marys in the mid 1920's.He had vivid memories of the... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
Gary H
Melbourne, Australia
Impressive steeple

St Mary's Church is opposite Robertson Reserve and is one of a number of old churches built from... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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St Marys Primary School School 116 Cecil St, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 6066
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third church built on the site, the first a wooden chapel, replaced by a stone structure in 1873. The current building came later and the spire was added in 1933. it is an impressive old blue stone church, one of many in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

My late Father attended primary school at St. Marys in the mid 1920's.He had vivid memories of the building of this Gothic Revival style Church. His memories, in particular not just of the outer walls or construction of the church but the manual way, as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

St Mary's Church is opposite Robertson Reserve and is one of a number of old churches built from the local bluestone. It has a tall and very steep steeple that really sets it apart from the others.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I used to go to the religious instruction as a primary school aged child and had not been inside since the 70s lol. It was great to see the old statues and rooms as they brought back a LOT of memories but it was also...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

The original Church of St Mary of the Imacualate Conception dates back to 1842, making it the second oldest Catholic church in Victoria. It was built in Gothic Revival style, but wasn't finally complerted until the 1930s. Williamstown was Melbourne's first port, so a church...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

from outside it is an imposing bluestone building and is adjacent to the Catholic Primary School which is opposite the government run school. It was not open to the public but worth a view externally.it is only a block away from Nelson Place.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

We took our 6 year old granddaughter to Mass on Christmas Eve 2015 & we loved it, so well prepared, well done to all concerned. Our twin grandchildren were baptised there last weekend & it was lovely. Fr. Greg is a lovely man.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Absolutely delightful outside and in and we were fortunate enough for the sun to shine through the beautiful windows on the happy couple when they were signing the register.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Penelope C
Reviewed 10 April 2016

The Catholics build to last, as this fine bluestone building testifies. St Mary's Church is impressive, though I could not gain entry. The new parish centre also looks fine.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jeffry B
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