St Thomas Aquinas Springwood Parish

Installation of St John Paul II Statue


Photography: Elizabeth McFarlane  

Preparations are underway for the unveiling and blessing of the new and unique St John Paul II statue. Check out the latest pics as we finalise our preparations for the big day, to be held on 5 September: 

Areas were sectioned off for the installation.

Father John Paul looked on with others as the crew set up.
Onlookers gathered to see the installation.
Linda Klarfeld (pictured in red) designed the statue. It took Klarfeld two years to create the five bronze figures.
Together, the five statues weigh more than one tonne.
The statue will have a prominent location at the entry of the Cathedral in Parramatta.

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