St Mary's Star of the Sea Cathedral was opened in 1962, having been designed and built as a War Memorial Cathedral in the aftermath of the 2nd World War.
It is situated in the heart of Darwin, at 90 Smith Street, corner of McLachlan St, Darwin.
It is the seat of Most Rev Eugene Hurley, Bishop of the Diocese of Darwin.
Visitors are welcome to visit the Cathedral to attend Mass, to pray or to view the building and environs.
Bishop Eugene Hurley was born and raised in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia. He undertook his Secondary School Studies at Sacred Heart College and his Seminary Studies for the Priesthood in Adelaide. Returning to regional South Australia, he served as a Catholic Priest in the Diocese of Port Pirie for 43 years. He was appointed as Bishop of the Diocese of Port Pirie in 1999 and in 2007 was appointed as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Darwin.