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A chapel commemorates Father Robert Bartlett Bates who was the Chaplain-General of the former Brisbane Franciscan communities and of St. Christopher`s School.


Address:139 Brookfield Road, Brookfield Centre for Christian Spirituality, Kenmore Hills, 4069
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.500692
Long: 152.931047
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Monument Designer:Merrin and Cranston
Monument Manufacturer:Henry Clark & Sons


Front Inscription

(Plaque )

In Grateful Memory Of
Father Robert Bartlett Bates
Chaplain-General Of The Former Brisbane Franciscan
Communities And Of St. Christopher`s School
For Which This Chapel Was Originally Subscribed And
In Thanksgiving For All Who Have Enabled Its Completion. 
This Building, Designed By Merrin And Cranston
And Built By Henry Clark And Sons
Was Consecrated Under The Patronage Of
St. Mary  St. Francis and St. Clare
By The Most Reverend Felix Arnott, M.A., ThD., M.A.C.E.,
Archbishop Of Brisbane, On The 24th of October, 1971 
To The Praise And Glory Of God And For
The Work Of Reconciliation.

"Lord make us instruments of thy peace."


Source: MA
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