Our Lady of the Snows, Stonecliffe
Consecration Ceremony
Opening Ceremonies for Our Lady of The Snows Church c.1950
Opening Ceremonies for Our Lady of The Snows Church c.1950 Details
June 18, 1950

The ceremony took place at 3 p.m. Parishoners were advised the week before to "remain outside during the first part of the blessing", J.K. O'Brien.

Bishop William Joseph Smith, D.D., of the Pembroke Diocese conducted the blessing ceremony on Our Lady of the Snows Parish.

Official opening of OLS church on June 18, 1950, viewed from across highway
Official opening of OLS church on June 18, 1950, viewed from across highway Details

Hundreds of people attended the ceremonies. It is likely that every man, woman and child in the townships of Head, Clara and Maria was in attendance that day.

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