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Official Opening and Blessing of Melbourne’s Saint Michael the Archangel Mausoleum

On Thursday 17 May, the beautiful Saint Michael the Archangel Mausoleum was officially opened and blessed by the Most Reverend, Bishop Terence Curtin DD.

For further information on the Saint Michael the Archangel Mausoleum please go to mgc.smct.org.au/NewMausoleumMelbourne or call 1300 058 901.

Over 100 members of the community enjoyed the service alongside Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust members, CEO Jane Grover and representatives from Webb+ Designs and Allmore Construction.

Sue Renkin, SMCT - Trust Chairman, Leigh Mackay - SMCT Trust Member, the Most Reverend, Bishop Terence Curtin DD, Philip Davies - SMCT Trust member, Julie Busch - SMCT Trust Member, Jane Grover - CEO SMCT, Brian Oates - SMCT Trust Member, Simon Webb - Webb+ Architects

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The Most Reverend, Bishop Terence Curtin DD conducting the official opening

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Sue Renkin - SMCT Trust Chariman and the Most Reverend, Bishop Terence Curtin DD during the official opening ceremony

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The Most Reverend, Bishop Terence Curtin DD and Jane Grover - CEO SMCT

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The Most Reverend, Bishop Terence Curtin DD and Jane Grover - CEO SMCT unveilling the commemorative plaque

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The Most Reverend, Bishop Terence Curtin DD, Jane Grover - CEO SMCT leading members of the community to the mausoleum for the blessing ceremony

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The Most Reverend, Bishop Terence Curtin DD, blessing the community and Saint Michael the Archangel Mausoleum

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Members of the local Italian community coming together for the official opening and blessing of Saint Michael the Archangel Mausoleum

Simon Webb - Webb+ Architects, Jane Grover - CEO SMCT, Leigh Mackay - SMCT Trust Member

Simon Webb - Webb+ Architects, Jane Grover - CEO SMCT, Leigh Mackay - SMCT Trust Member