Saint Cecilia’s church front statue, the text transcript lower stone.

Outside the front of Saint Cecilia Church on Annette Street there is a cross with the A gray stone at the bottom with text carved on the song which is rather hard to read and rather low in the ground to make it even harder here blog has transcribe the text
The Irish missionary priests and the post famine immigrants from Ireland who founded Saint Cecilia’s parish in 1895.
The 40th anniversary in 2018 of the annual mass and celebration to honor Saint Patrick.
The Irish community which has faithfully upheld this sacred trust.

so mbeannani oia ouic

thanks to a blog reader we have a translation of the text at the bottom of the Saint Cecilia’s church front statue.

The bit at the bottom says “Go mbeannai Dia Duit” which means “may God Bless You”

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