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Letters from the Guardian to Australia and New Zealand

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • Australia, 1971 reprint
  • Pages:
  • 140
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Pages 102-103

Letter of April 30, 1952

Haifa, Israel,
April 30, 1952
Mrs. D. E. Dive, Treasurer,
National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Australia and New Zealand.
Dear Bahá’í Friends:
Your gracious letter of April 3rd has come to hand, and the Guardian has asked me to acknowledge it on his behalf. Enclosed is receipt for the contribution which has been made to the Shrine of the Báb.
The unity of the friends in Australia and New Zealand is greatly valued by the Guardian; and he appreciates the sacrifices which have been made in sending these contributions to this Holy Undertaking on Mt. Carmel.
The Shrine is increasing in beauty from day to day. The marble work on the octagon has been completed; the exquisite 103 pinnacles have been put in place; and work is under way on the extension of some of the Gardens. The Guardian is hopeful the work may continue uninterruptedly, so as to be completed next year.
With loving Bahá’í greetings, I am
Leroy Ioas,
Assistant Secretary.