Highlighting the Blessing of the New SSVP Store in Brantford

(posted: June 11, 2019)

Above: SSVP Brant Vincentians and invited guests gather May 11, 2019 at their new Thrift Store location at 143 Wellington St., Brantford.

Right: Bishop Douglas Crosby O.M.I. blesses the new SSVP Brant Thrift Store. Note ONRC VP (Stores) Sue Mazziotti-Armitage in the background.

3. Retired Brant Vincentians stand to be recognized for their contribution to the success of the Store operation since its initial opening, in leased premises, in 1990 and in their own building since 1994.
4. Current SSVP Brant Store Vincentians stand to be recognized for their contributions along this graced journey.
5. Council President Pat Lenz accompanies Bishop Crosby as he blesses the entire building.
6. Council Past-President Anita Reansbury, past-Past-President John Vollebregt and Store Manager Lynda Phillips unveil a plaque commemorating the blessing ceremony.
7. Bishop Crosby, assisted by Diocesan Chancellor Monsignor Murray Kroetsch, blesses the crucifix to be hung in the lobby at the new Store location.
8. Major donors to the capital campaign for the SSVP Brant Next Store Project are recognized on a plaque to hang in the main lobby at the Store.
9. Members of the CWL of St Pius X Parish pause from preparing the reception to pose with the Bishop and Chancellor.
10. The celebration cake displays the SSVP Brant logo.

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