Good Shepherd open and bless new BER spaces at Plumpton
|Bishop Anthony blessing the new buildings.|
An opening and blessing ceremony was held at Good Shepherd Primary in Plumpton on Monday 5 March, officially opening the school's new $5.8 million multipurpose space and administration and staff facilities funded by funded by the Australian Government’s Building the Education Revolution program and capital grants program, as well as local contributions from the Parramatta Diocesan school building levy.
The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, blessed the new buildings and Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby and Federal Member for Chifley, Ed Husic MP, officially opened them.
Good Shepherd’s Parish Administrator, Fr Severino Bustamante OFM Cap, welcomed the school and parish community as well as other special guests including State Member for Mount Druitt, Richard Amery; NSW Catholic Block Grant Authority Executive Officer, Bill Walsh; John Perry from Thomson Adsett Architects; representatives from Taylor Constructions as well Catholic Education office staff and principals from neighbouring Catholic schools.
Bishop Anthony reminded students about the gift of their education and said it provides a building block for their development in the Catholic community.
"Your time at Good Shepherd is building your spiritual foundation for life," Bishop Anthony said.
"A Catholic education provides a unique opportunity for you to meet Jesus and develop a relationship with him and the Catholic school system is proud to contribute to education in Australia."
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