St John Vianney's
Catholic Church

Cnr Kooralgin and Ernest Streets
MANLY, Qld. 4179

Phone 3131-2610 Fax 3396-9630

Parish Administrator Fr Frank Jones



1926 Land was purchased for church by Archbishop James Duhig
1927 Father Butler was appointed Parish Priest and Chaplain to Dunwich (Stradbroke Island)
1927 Built a Church Hall
1936 Easter Sunday the Hall became a Church
1937 Father Nolan was Parish Priest until 1961
1961 Father Brosnan was Parish Priest
1964 Father O'Halloran became Parish Priest
1989 The Church was moved and became the Hall so the new Church could then be built. Mass was said in the school undercover area while the new Church was being built
1990 The new Church was finished and opened on the 22nd of April