Dedication Celebration – May 10, 2015

Fr Darrin & Gianna Emanuela

 

 

We are grateful to have had with us for the celebration Gianna Emanuela, the daughter of Saint Gianna.

Gianna Emanuela with Fr. Darrin Gurr,
Pastor of St. Gianna Beretta Molla Church, Winnipeg.

 

Gianna with Knights

 

 

 

 

Our Knights of Columbus Honour Guard with Archbishop Richard Gagnon and Gianna Emanuela.

 

Shrine Dedication7

 

 

 

 

The dedication and inauguration was celebrated in the context of Solemn Evening Vepers.

 

Sculpture - veiled

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shrine candles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sculpture unveiling

 

 

 

 

Archbishop Richard Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg, presides over the unveiling and dedication of the Shrine.

Gianna Emanuela and Archbishop Gagnon unveil the bronze sculpture.

 

Deacon with relics

 

 

 

 

Deacon Colin Peterson processes to the Shrine with the 1st Degree relics of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla.

 

Deacon Colin with relic

 

 

 

 

Deacon Colin Peterson carries the First Degree Relic of Saint Gianna to be placed in base of the Sculpture of the Shrine.

 

 

Gianna Emanuela speech1

 

 

 

 

Gianna Emanuela addresses the Assembly.

 

Shrine Dedication1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shrine Dedication2

 

 

 

 

Gianna Emanuela visits with many parishioners and guests following the Evening Prayer and Dedication.

 

Gianna Emanuela with families4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gianna Emanuela with families2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shrine Dedication6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gianna Emanuela with families

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Archbishop & Gianna Emanuela1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Archbishop Gagnon, Gianna Emanuela, John Collier and our Pastor, Fr. Darrin Gurr.

 

 

 

 

John Collier, Artist

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Collier, the artist who designed and sculpted the statue of Saint Gianna.

 

 

 

 

Gianna Emanuela with sculpture2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gianna Emanuela together with the sculpture in honour of her mother, Saint Gianna.

 

 

Shrine Sculpture5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

click:  Video of the Dedication of the Shrine

click:  Saint Gianna, Our Patroness

click:  The Sculpture in the Shrine of Saint Gianna

click:  Winnipeg Free Press article – May 9, 2015

Saint Gianna is one of the Patron Saints of the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015.
Below is a video biography by Salt&LightTV of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla.

click:  Video “St. Gianna Beretta Molla – Lover of Life”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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