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"Artwork of a Saint"

By Carol Meikle | Posted: Wednesday March 10, 2021

Unveiling and Blessing of Framed Artwork

Artwork:  ‘St. Mary MacKillop at Port Chalmers’ by Margaret -Ann Howard

Frame:  Unique Historic Wood crafted by Bruce Tapp

Blessing:  Father Mark Chamberlain

Artwork frame has been crafted with wood from the rented house that Mother Mary and the Sisters of St. Joseph lived in from early March 1898 until their first purpose built Convent was built in 1906.

You are warmly invited to join us, to help celebrate a unique slice of the Star of the Sea Parish, our Community and Regions history.

Keeping the Spirit of St. Mary MacKillop among us and the presence of the Sisters of St. Joseph alive in our community.

Date: Saturday 20th March 2021

Time and venue: 3.30pm - Afternoon tea at the MacKillop Center, Church grounds followed by Artwork Blessing at St Mary Star of the Sea Church, Magnetic St. Port Chalmers

Inquiries please contact project coordinator Carol Meikle QSM Phone 03-472-8235 or 021 153 3556