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St Mary Restoration Plaque: November 2013
St Mary Restoration Plaque: November 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

Plaque recognises and appreciates the many people who made the restoration of the Basilica possible between 1996 and 2004. The bronze coat of arms aabove the doors of the Basilica was funded through the estate of Sheila Maguire and was blessed on the Feast of Mary Queen of Angels on the 2nd August 2005.

Location

Address:Yarra Street, St Mary of the Angels Basilica, Geelong, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.152885
Long: 144.360725
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:1996
Approx. Event End Date:2004

Dedication

Front Inscription

ST.MARY OF THE ANGELS BASILICA
EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL RESTORATION 1996 -2004
IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION AND APPRECIATION OF
THE MANY PEOPLE WHO MADE THE RESTORATION POSSIBLE :

PARISHIONERS OF ST MARY OF THE ANGELS GEELONG
THE STATE GOVERNMENT OF VICTORIA, THROUGH THE COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND
THE CITY OF GREATER GEELONG
THE GORDON INSTITUTE OF T.A.F.E.
KEY INDIVIDUAL DONORS

(NAMES)
RESTORATION SUPERVISED BY:
ARCHITECTS:                       PASQUALE CIRILLO (EXTERIOR), PETER MURPHY, DENNIS PAYNE (INTERIOR)
PROJECT MANAGEMENT:  E.J.LYONS AND SONS PTY.LTD.
PARISH PRIESTS :               MONS. JAMES MURRAY, FR.KEVIN DILLON

 

Inscription in Proximity

THE BRONZE VATICAN COAT-OF -ARMS SCULPTURE ABOVE THE
DOORS OF THIS BASILICA WAS CRAFTED BY FRANCIS AND
JOSEPH GATT (ANPAS PTY.LTD, AND WAS BLESSED ON THE
FEAST OF MARY QUEEN OF THE ANGELS ON THE 2ND AUGUST 2005.

THE SCULPTURE WAS FUNDED THROUGH THE ESTATE OF
PARISHIONER SHEILA MAGUIRE R.I.P. (17TH MAY 2005)
WHOSE
GENEROSITY REPRESENTS THE THOUSANDS OF PARISHIONERS
OF ST MARY'S WHO HAVE SUPPORTED THE BUILDING AND
MAINTENANCE OF THE BASILICA THOUGH THEIR
CONTRIBUTIONS, LARGE AND SMALL, OVER 150 YEARS

Source: MA
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