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The Phoenix : 10-July-2011
The Phoenix : 10-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Monument was brought to Melbourne as gift to commemorate the 40th Eucharist Congress.

The International Eucharistic Congresses primarily manifest faith and thanksgiving towards Jesus Christ in his eucharistic mystery. They are a privileged expression of the Church`s world-wide communion in that they proclaim and pray for the gift of unity and peace, as is evident in the choice of these themes so often in the history of the congresses

Location

Address:St Kilda Road, Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.822119
Long: 144.970332
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Monument Designer:Baroness Yrsa von Leistner

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:January, 1973
Front Inscription

"The Phoenix" sculpted by Baroness Yrsa von Leistner.  A gift to the city of Melbourne from the 40th International Eucharistic Congress, Melbourne - February 1973.

Source: MA
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