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St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church

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St John's Circle, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
+61 3 6260 2189
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

1838 and the farms nearby are populated by convicts and their children. This church brings clearly to life the importance of families and the fight that the Catholics had to develop their own Church and rituals. The graves tell the story. well worth the time....More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The old church dating back to 1837 is still in use. The church was open so we had a wander inside, beautiful interior and well maintained.

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This church is on a hill. Nearby the church there are many yellow flowers. I liked that. The church was open and I did see a statue of John the Evangelist and Jesus. There are stained-glass windows and wooden benches. The altar had stained-glass windows...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We wandered around the cemetery with headstones as far back as 1840's. It is still a working parish, and it is interesting to see the inside. Beautiful craftsmanship.

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Well worth the steep walk up to the church which is the oldest Catholic church in Australia. Loverly old wood pews and delightful stained glass windows. We worth a visit.

Thank Ray d
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This was our last little visit whilst in Richmond but we didn't stay long due to school finishing and needing to collect kids from school in hobart. Fantastic scenery around the church and the church itself is beautiful. Lots of history here and the cemetery...More

Thank JuiiceyBaybehh
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Take the short walk up hill to this delightful, small roman Catholic church. Its really quite lovely inside, with beautiful stained glass windows, and was all set up with decorations on the pewes for a wedding when we visited. The graveyard attached , has some...More

Thank blondoz34
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The church itself from the outside is OK and is a steep climb to the church from the main road. Once inside it is beautiful with stained glass windows. The alter is beautiful as well -light a candle if you can .The paintings on the...More

Thank Cheers142
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Our taxi driver stopped here for us to take a look around. It is a small but beautiful church with around 15 rows of pews and a wood planked ceiling. There was no one around but the church is open for anyone to enter.

Thank jeff f
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Richmond is a beautiful, quaint little village with the old church, stone bridge, scale replica of original Hobart, and miscellaneous shops. Visited here as part of Tours Around Tasmania. St John’s Catholic Church, built in 1835, is the oldest Catholic Church in Australia and it...More

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