Stained Glass in Wales | Gwydr Lliw yng Nghymru

Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Bala, Gwynedd

formerly in: Merioneth


Diocese of Wrexham

N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.

Site OS Grid Ref: SH925359

Church (Roman Catholic)

Church created 1946 in the former stable-block of a house, cafe, and fish & chip shop in High Street, Bala, purchased by Fr James Koenan, a Dutch Dominican priest. Work on converting the property began in 1947 and opened 15 June 1948. Dedication to Our Lady of Fatima the first such outside of Portugal.


Search for further information about Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Bala, Gwynedd on Google



User contributed comments

Father James married me in the church in 1958 I remember him as a quiet kindly man my father in law Peter Cerrato who owned the café further along the High St welcomed him for lunch every day.
Submitted by: pamela cerrato (2019-05-01 10:47:12)


Works at this site:
  The Miracle of the Spinning Sun The Miracle of the Spinning Sun
artist: Jen Bromham
about 2000
Church of Our Lady of Fatima, Bala, Gwynedd
south wall

View this site on the Imaging the Bible in Wales database





 
National Library of Wales - project partnerUniversity of Wales, Trinity Saint David - project partnerCentre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
Database © 2011-2019 University of Wales. Individual images are credited with individual copyright owners. All material on this website is protected by copyright law and users are reminded to respect the rights of copyright holders represented on the database.

Database and software developed by Technoleg Taliesin Cyf. © 2011-2019