Garden of Hope - Official Opening

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 15:30

Today, the Mayor of Faversham, Mrs Alison Reynolds officially opened the new Garden of Hope.

It was blessed by Fr Brendan Grady, O.Carm - Chaplain of the Shrine.

The garden has been created and grown by local garden prize winner, Mick May (pictured below).

Thank you! We are also very grateful to all the local businesses and people who have supported the garden through plants, furniture and much more. Finally, thank you to those who have the supported the garden through prayer and donations.

Afterwards, guests were able to enjoy a lunch prepared by Nic May in the Welcome Centre, and then the Mayor cut the cake donated by Mrs Florinda Bharadwa.

If you are able, please donate towards the upkeep of the garden, here

Thank you to all our guests for sharing the day with us and to the Shrine Office team for facilitating and preparing this event. Photos taken by Federica Holland.