Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel), Brisbane

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An imposing, gothic revival-style façade conceals the equally impressive, striking interior of Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel), a cathedral that sits snugly in the shadow of a number of Brisbane’s tallest, glassiest skyscrapers. Restored and refurbished in the 1980s, the cathedral retains an iconic status within Brisbane, noted particularly for its Harry Clarke stained-glass window and its historical focus on choral singing and music. Add Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) and other attractions to your Brisbane trip itinerary using our Brisbane sightseeing planner .
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  • Situated just behind the post office, is this large church,. It is open to the public and is worth a quick visit.  more »
  • We were on our way to a lovely Italian restaurant, Corbett & Claude and dropped into this gorgeous church. It was open with beautiful stained glass panels and a beautiful garden area.  more »
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  • Loved attending weekday evening Mass here especially when Fr Rego was celebrating as he enunciates each word slowly and reverently, with time for reflection. Located conveniently in the heart of the city, a quick dash from Central Station. Every Friday Verbum Dei holds the School of the Word Bible study after 5:10-5:40pm Mass. Great place for fellowship.
  • The oldest surviving church building in Brisbane, designed by the famed architect Pugin. Daily weekday evening Masses are celebrated here from 5:10 - 5:40 p.m. It is a place of quiet prayer in the midst of the hubbub of the city.

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