Sacred Heart Memorial Church, Dorrigo

Dorrigo Sacred Heart Memorial Catholic Church - frontDorrigo Sacred Heart Memorial Catholic Church - inscription 1Dorrigo Sacred Heart Memorial Catholic Church - plaque and inscription 2

Sacred Heart Church in Dorrigo was built in 1960 for the growth of the parish and as a memorial to those who served in the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War. In 1995 a plaque dedicated to the Victory in Europe, 8th May 1945 and Victory in the Pacific 15th August 1945 was placed on the front wall of the church.


Front inscription 1

This church is dedicated to the sacred heart of Jesus
A memorial to the deceased of World Wars I and II and Korea. 

Front inscription 2

Sacred Heart Church, Dorrigo
The Most Rev. P. J. Farrelly, D.D.
Bishop of Lismore
Solemnly blessed and laid this foundation stone on 22nd May 1960


Australia Remembers 1945-1995
Victory in Europe 
8th May 1945
Victory in the Pacific
15th August 1945

5 Karabin Street
Dorrigo NSW 2453
Local Government Area
  • Bellingen Shire
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Building
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
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  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53

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