Carmelite Monastery Chapel Officially Opens to the Public
The official opening and consecration of the Chapel at Maryton Grange Carmelite Monastery, took place on Sunday 13th July in Allerton, Liverpool.
Philip Morton from Austin-Smith:Lord had the honour of presenting the key to Archbishop Malcolm McMahon – who opened the chapel doors to let in the congregation.
The ceremony was attended by many religious dignitaries and the families & friends of the community of Carmelite Sisters. During the ceremony the Archbishop blessed the congregation and anointed the Chapel walls, altar and ambo. Religious relics were also placed in a chamber at the base of the altar. After the ceremony the sisters opened the doors to the remainder of the monastery and let members of the public have a rare glimpse of the communal spaces and extensive gardens, as traditionally, these areas are kept private.