Features of Special Interest

  • The style and architecture of the church which may be described as "Victorian Gothic Revival" echoes architectural components often found in English medieval parish churches.
  • Shingled roof - last replaced in 1999.
  • The twelve "Corinthian" style iron columns (representing the twelve apostles) were cast in the Perth foundry of Wright and Gibb.
  • The pulpit and eagle lectern were made in 1902 by Perth woodcarver, William Howitt.
  • The pipe organ originally built in 1926 was extended and modified in 1967 and the console was moved to its present location during a major renovation in 1994.
  • The large square altar was carved by Michael Chaney and consecrated by Archbishop Peter Carnley in 1997.
  • Icons written by Marice Sariola include: The Great Crucifix which reveals St John the Evangelist's view of Christ's death, Our Lady of Tenderness and Christ Pantocrator.
  • Spaces of interest include: the Oratory (formerly the Vestry), the Beryl Cook meeting room (formerly the Choir Vestry), the Bell-ringing room (Catherine Hope Room).
  • The beautiful windows reflect a range of aesthetic, religious and commemorative interests. 

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