Dedication Celebration – May 10, 2015
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.
Our Knights of Columbus Honour Guard with Archbishop Richard Gagnon and Gianna Emanuela.
The dedication and inauguration was celebrated in the context of Solemn Evening Vepers.
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 Colin Peterson processes to the Shrine with the 1st Degree relics of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla.
Deacon Colin Peterson carries the First Degree Relic of Saint Gianna to be placed in base of the Sculpture of the Shrine.
Gianna Emanuela addresses the Assembly.
Gianna Emanuela visits with many parishioners and guests following the Evening Prayer and Dedication.
Archbishop Gagnon, Gianna Emanuela, John Collier and our Pastor, Fr. Darrin Gurr.
John Collier, the artist who designed and sculpted the statue of Saint Gianna.
Gianna Emanuela together with the sculpture in honour of her mother, Saint Gianna.
click: Saint Gianna, Our Patroness
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.