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  St. Patrick's Cathedral
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  • Inside St. Patrick's Cathedral - Toowoomba
      Inside St. Patrick's Cathedral
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A drive around the streets of Toowoomba, and you will see many lovely Churches and Cathedrals.

The one in my photo is St. Patrick's Cathedral.

The present blue-stone Cathedral is the third church under the name St Patrick's to stand on the site in James Street, Toowoomba. The first was erected in 1863. This small wooden Church-school soon became too small for the ever growing congregation and was expanded in 1880, only to be burnt down the day after completion.

The one today is built in neo-gothic style, and was officially blessed and opened on the 17th March, 1889 - St Patrick's Day.
Amidst a crowd of over 7000 people, the new Cathedral was opened on 24th March, 1935.

Address: James street, Toowoomba

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  • Updated Sep 20, 2010
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