Written Around Town – St Judes

There’s a wealth of local knowledge that is published in various local publications. This week I came across an interesting story in the July 7, 2015 High Country Herald,¬†about Saint Jude’s Church that was located in Acland.

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The first Catholic Church was erected at Oakey in 1909 near the football field in Belcher Street. The site was considered unsuitable, by Archbishop Duhig, and land at the corner of Campbell and Lorrimer Streets was purchased from Scott Mullen, who had been a storekeeper in Oakey prior to moving to Brisbane, for ¬£5000. A…