Taree is located in the beautiful Manning Valley on
the Mid-North Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
Located less than 3 hours north of Sydney, the
region covers an area of 3,752 sq km.
The Valley is focussed around Taree, with the towns of
Wingham, Old Bar, Harrington and Hallidays Point major
population centres. We have a population of
approximately 48,000 residents.
The Taree parish - established in 1872 - encompasses a number of
churches: Our Lady of the Rosary (Taree), St. Patrick's (Cundletown), Our
Lady Star of the Sea (Harrington), St. Therese's (Lansdowne), Our Lady of
Fatima (Old Bar) and Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Wingham).
Our Pastors are Fr. George Anthicadu.
To go to a page which contains more about the history of the parish, and a
selection of historical documents please visit the link below. It includes a
history of the Catholic Church in the Manning Valley (1872-1972), and the
50th Anniversary of Our Lady of the Rosary booklet.