All students, staff, many parents and some distinguished guests gathered at the Savio Hall at Dominic College in Glenorchy, Tasmania on Wednesday 11th April to bless and open the newly renovated Fra Angelico Creative Arts Centre and the Oratory Space.
The distinguished guests include Fr Bernie Graham our Vice Provincial, Fr Lawrie Moate, Acting Rector, Senator Eric Abetz, Hon. Elise Archer and Hon . Andrew Wilkie.
At the beginning of the celebration, Principal, Ms Beth Gilligan, welcomed all people and explained the history of the two new spaces that are to be blessed and opened.
Following a scripture reading, the Provincial spoke to the gathering about the three main important facts of Fra Angelio, that is similar to that of Don Bosco, namely the presence of God in their lives, service to the poor and living a happy life.
The plaques of the new spaces were blessed by Fr Will Matthews at the end of the ceremony. Afterwards, all invited guests were taken for a tour around the new spaces while light refreshments were served.