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The chapel at Sacred Heart College was erected to commemorate the golden jubilee of the Marist Brothers in Australia from 1872 to 1922.

The Marist Brothers is an international community of Catholic Religious Institute of Brothers. In 1817, St. Marcellin Champagnat, a French priest founded the Marist Brothers, with the goal of educating young people, especially those most neglected. While most of the Brothers minister in school settings, others work with young people in parishes, religious retreats and spiritual accompaniment, at-risk youth settings, young adult ministry and overseas missions.

The chapel was also erected to commemorate former students who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.



Address:195 - 235 Brighton Road, Chapel, Sacred Heart College, Somerton Park, 5044
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.995381
Long: 138.520252
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Culture
Approx. Event Start Date:1872
Approx. Event End Date:1922


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1924
Front Inscription

Plaque :

             J. M.

This Chapel Is Dedicated
As A Memorial To The Marist Brothers
Old Scholars, Who Fell In The Great War. 1914 - 1918.
To Commemorate The Golden Jubilee
Of The Marist Brothers In Australia.
1872 - 1922.

Source: MA
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