St Mary’s School in Northcote, Auckland celebrated the Feast of the Assumption
by officially unveiling and blessing its new icon and Marian Prayer Garden on
August 14. The focal point of the garden is a ceramic tile icon of Our Lady and the Child Jesus created
by Michael Pervan of the Studio of John the Baptist.
St Mary’s principal Michelle Holly said the icon is the school’s outward symbol of its special character. It was blessed by Frs Lio Rotor and Jude Algama.