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25-August-2021
25-August-2021

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Four stained glass windows commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the opening of St Francis Xavier Cathedral in 1938.

Location

Address:Cathedral Avenue & Maitland Street, St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Geraldton, 6530
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.777368
Long: 114.611855
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:1938
Approx. Event End Date:1988
Designer:Gowers & Brown (Lesmurdie, W. A)
Monument Manufacturer:Gowers & Brown (Lesmurdie, W. A)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 28th August, 1998
Front Inscription

Plaque :

 Memorial Windows

The four circular stained glass windows depicting the Evangelists were commissioned to mark the fiftieth anniversary of  the opening of St Francis Xavier`s Cathedral on 28th August 1988.

Designed and crafted by Messrs Gowers & Brown of Lesmurdie, W. A.,

Their installation has been made possible by a generous legacy from the Estate of the late Pat Grey, a lifetime parishioner of the Cathedral Parish.

Legend

East     - St. Mark                                  South   - St. John
Theme - Resurrection                           Theme  - Ascension
Symbol - Winged Lion                           Symbol - Eagle

North   - St. Mark                                   West    - St. Matthew
Theme - Crucifixion                               Theme  - Incarnation
Symbol - Winged Ox                             Symbol - Angle

Source: MA,PS
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