‘A wonderful building that can make the great seem small and the small seem great.’

 ~ Michael McGirr


For 150 years St Ignatius’ on Richmond Hill, Melbourne, has been the focus for the faith life of the Richmond Catholic community, and an iconic landmark for the wider community.


To celebrate this 150th anniversary, here is a book that presents the Church on the Hill in all its glory. Beautiful photographs

show the fabric and shape of the building, as well as its glorious decorative features, both inside and outside. The photographs are enhanced by selected quotations from scripture and from other writers, together with reflective comments from the parishioners. A commmemorative essay by former Jesuit writer, Michael McGirr, reveals many unknown insights into the history of the church.


St Ignatius’ stands as a symbol of a community’s faith and involvement in the neighbourhood. It offers a wonderful display of architecture and art.


Edited by Patricia O’Halloran

Essay by Michael McGirr
Beautiful full colour photographs


210 x 280 mm pb

A People's Faith Enshrined in Stone: St Ignatius' Church Richmond

SKU: 9871863551656
$29.95 Regular Price
$26.96Sale Price

    © David Lovell Publishing, 2018