Posts Tagged ‘Stolen Chalices’

2 chalices missing from South Dunedin church

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Dunedin police are investigating the disappearance of the two sterling silver chalices from St Patrick’s Basilica in South Dunedin. One is nearly 30cm tall. It came from the  former Dunedin North Dominican Hall and dates back to 1949 according to an inscription on the chalice. The letters IHS are engraved on the front of it. Read more

Cathedral’s stolen chalices found in squatters’ stash

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Catholic Cathedral staff are delighted to get back 11 stolen chalices they did not even know were missing.

Christchurch police last week returned the chalices to the church after finding them in a stash of stolen goods accumulated by a group of squatters living near the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Barbadoes St.

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