Mercy Place Albury’s new households were officially opened on Monday 1 April 2019 by Mercy Health Chair Ms Virginia Bourke and City of Albury Mayor Cr Kevin Mack. Diocese of Wagga Wagga Apostolic Administrator Delegate Fr Kevin O’Reilly then blessed the households.
Wiradjuri Elder and Traditional Custodian Aunty Nancy Rooke welcomed guests to Wiradjuri land and thanked Mercy Health for being helpful, loving and caring to her people.
Mercy Place Albury’s households were opened in two stages. The first round of residents were welcomed last year and the second intake of residents moved into the remaining households just recently.
The opening and blessing ceremony was enjoyed by residents and their families, the local community and staff.