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Morinville Parish asks Town for support in cemetery revitalization

Parishioners from Morinville’s St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Church has made an ask to Council at the Sept. 20 Committee of the Whole meeting to revitalize the Town’s only cemetery, operated by the Catholic Church for decades. The site is located off of 100 Street on the north end of Town. The site recently saw the removal of some trees and has not gone undergone renewal in many years, with aging chain link fencing around the property. As a result, the site is in major need of revitalization, according to presenters Gilbert and Lillian Boddez, who made the ask on behalf of Morinvile’s oldest congregation. […]