Utah religious leaders celebrate pioneers of many faiths

by | Jun. 30, 2011

News from Utah

A veritable Google search of Utah religious leaders came together Wednesday afternoon to celebrate and dedicate a landmark to ecumenism at This Is the Place Heritage Park.

"We are all part of this celebration," said the Most Reverend John C. Wester of the Salt Lake City Diocese, "because This Is the Place park celebrates all of us."

That is especially true now, with the dedication of the park's new Garden Place and its 10-monument Walk of Pioneer Faiths. The Garden Place is a large event center built with the look and feel of Utah's pioneering past but with enough modern technology to accommodate large gatherings and special events year-round. The grounds surrounding the Garden Place are beautifully landscaped, featuring flowers, trees, shrubs and a meandering stream and waterfall.

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