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Upcoming events

Lilydale children's Christmas service 
Friday 14 December 2018  |  Lilydale Memorial Park  |   5.30pm-7.30pm 
Come along to this family-friendly community event at Lilydale to celebrate and remember loved ones with the joy of the festive season.
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MoreArt  
December 2018  |  Fawkner Memorial Park
In December, Fawkner Memorial Park will feature as part of the City of Moreland's annual public art show. 
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Christmas With Our Angels  
Wednesday 19 December 2018  |  La Trobe section, Northern Memorial Park  |   11am-1pm 
Christmas service and meal hosted by Friends With Angels. 
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Details

2018

   

May 2018

   

Mother's Day service 

  Event wrap 

July 2018

   
Rose pruning 
  Details

November 2018

   
All Souls' Day mass   Details
Gallipolli Oak commemoration  Hosted by Keilor Historical Society Event wrap

2017

 

 

February 2017

 

 

'Death and dying: Lifting the lid on it' 

Eastern Region Palliative Care Consortium

Event wrap 

April 2017

 

 

Opening of the Atrium of Holy Angels mausoleum 

 

Event wrap

Chinese Ancestor Day  

 

Event wrap

May 2017

 

 

Sands Memorial Service  

 

Flyer 

Mother's Day

 

Activities at GMCT 

Christening of the Williamstown Fountain

 

Event wrap

August 2017

 

 

Opening of Keilor Cemetery extension 

 

Event wrap

October/November 2017

 

 

All Souls Day mass services

 

Schedule

November 2017

 

 

GMCT annual meeting
Including a special presentation by Dr Peter Ellyard

 

Event wrap 

 

2016

February 2016

Vietnam Veterans Graveside Vigil

Vietnam Veterans Assoc. of Australia Victorian branch                     

Event wrap                         

Sustainable Funerals Workshop

This event is hosted by Annie Bolitho and Kinship Ritual. GMCT will have speakers at the event.

 

Altona Chapel Complex Official Opening

 

Event wrap

'A Will for the Woods' Screening

 

Event wrap

March 2016

 

 

Blessing of the Werribee Mausoleum extension

Blessing to be conducted by Auxiliary Bishop Vincent Long.

Event wrap

April 2016

 

 

The Great Cemetery Open Day

 

Event wrap

May 2016

 

 

Mother's Day Ikebana Workshop

 Ikebana International 

 

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) Conference

 

 

June 2016

 

 

Rose pruning demonstration

 

 

July 2016

 

 

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) Grief Lecture 2016: 'Remembering Sophie'

GMCT is an event sponsor

Event wrap

August 2016

 

 

Dying to Know Day

 

8 August 2016 | Fawkner Memorial Park 

October/November 2016

 

 

All Souls' Day masses

 Bethel Funerals

Services to be held on a range of dates at numerous GMCT . 

November 2016

 

 

Friends With Angels clean up day

 Friends With Angels

16 November 2016, 9.30am-noon | Latrobe section at Northern Memorial Park 

GMCT Annual Meeting

 

Event wrap

K&S Funerals information evening

 GMCT is guest speaking

30 November 2016, 7.00pm-8.00pm | 2 Sheppard Street, Thornbury Vic 3071 

December 2016 

 

 

Carols in the Garden of Angels

 Friends of the Garden of Angels

3 December 2016, 5.00pm-9.00pm | Fawkner Memorial Park - Garden of Angels 

Christmas With Our Angels (Christmas service and meal)

Friends With Angels

14 December 2016, noon-2.00pm | Latrobe section, Northern Memorial Park