Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Maitland's St Mary's Anglican Church parishioners celebrate columbarium opening

From the Maitland Mercury report:
St Mary’s Anglican Church at Maitland has a new columbarium after 20 years of planning.
A columbarium is a place of remembrance and for the storage of cremated remains.
The congregation of about 100 people gathered on Sunday for the opening.
A mass was held, followed by a champagne brunch.
Newcastle Diocese Bishop Greg Thompson made the trip to Maitland to consecrate the site with Father Chris Butterworth.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Feb. 15, 2015.