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Memorial rock commemorates the centenary of St Anne's built and opened in 1881. 

Location

Address:Vennacher Street, St Anne`s Catholic Church, Merriwa, 2329
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.138611
Long: 150.355556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:1881
Approx. Event End Date:1981

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 10th October, 1981
Front Inscription

This memorial rock was placed here to mark the one hundred years of St Anne's Church Merriwa, built and opened in 1881. It was consecrated and the stone altar dedicated on October 10th 1981. May this piece of local basalt remind the people of this parish of the rock-like faith and devotion of the pioneers of this district who bought the faith and its practice here.

Thou art Peter and upon this rock I will build my church

I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven

                                                                                             Mt 16: 18-19

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