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Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel)

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Address: 249 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)7 3224 3111
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lovely little church - oldest in Queensland. A shrine to the only Catholic saint in Australia. Holy and beautiful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

lovely little church - oldest in Queensland. A shrine to the only Catholic saint in Australia. Holy and beautiful.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A wonderful old Church in the heart of the City. Architecturally historic in Brisbane. Beautifully sedate inside. The stained glass windows immediately but serenely demand your attention. The Chapel which was the original Church on the site is an inspirational place to enter, sit, render a silent prayer, and meditate in the peace and serenity of this special sanctuary.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Magnificent old Church and Chapel buildings in the Brisbane CBD. This piece of period architecture in the Brisbane city is a stand out for its design and beautiful period features. The church itself is open every day and you must enter the building itself to appreciate the size and the detail with all the period features of a bygone era.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Brilliant! You won't miss the windows. They are fantastic and amazing. Also, you can light a candle there to prey for your beloved ones.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

lf you are in to old churches, and buildings this really is a must. The tranquility of the chapel can lead ones thoughts to bygone times, when one can only imagine pioneers lives and struggles. And also their time spent here in worship.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

nice old church in the heart of brisbane. the modern sanctuary behind the alter is an interesting touch. tour guides here were very friendly and offered great information.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A sacred place situated at the heart of the city.It's amazing building built on May 12 1850. A shrine of Mary Mackillop located in st. Stephen's Chapel is the oldest church in Queensland.She was declared the Patron of Archdiocese of Brisbane in 2009.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is a place that even locals haven't always taken advantage of visiting. This chapel is a building from the convict early days in Brisbane and it stands proudly beside the big newer cathedral. It houses an amazing statue of St Mary of the Cross - Mary Mackillop who worshipped there when in Brisbane. Take the time to read the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a Cathedral that has stood the test of times and has managed to attract devotees for many centuries. The place has become old of late but still maintains the age old charm. Adjacent to the Cathedral is a small chapel that houses the St. Mary Mackillop. Its Unique feature is it is sculpted from camphor laurel wood whose... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A most beautiful Chapel. . Stone throughout. . a great venue for an intimate Wedding. . Anniversary Celebration.. in the heart of the City. .

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