Courtesy of Blaine Cox

Temple News & Updates | Week of 15 May

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Excavation Progressing in Peru

Excavation for the foundation of the Arequipa Peru Temple is well underway, following the site groundbreaking ceremony two months ago. The general contractor for the project has also started preliminary work for the Lima Peru Los Olivos Temple

Updates on Durban South Africa Temple

This week some of the upper walls of the Durban South Africa Temple were poured and cured. Additional walls are being prepared.

Courtesy of Sister Bray

Paris France Temple Dedication

The Paris France Temple is set to be dedicated Sunday 21 May 2017 in three sessions. All sessions will be broadcast to saints in France in place of the three-hour block of meetings.

Lights Illuminate Cedar City Utah Temple

Exterior lights on the Cedar City Utah Temple were tested this week as crews work toward the December 2017 dedication date. The lighting system accentuates the building’s distinctive architecture and marks the temple as a local landmark.

Courtesy of Blaine Cox

Open House Dates & Links for Tickets

Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
Saturday 22 April – Saturday 20 May
Tickets Available Here

Tucson Arizona Temple
Saturday 3 June – Saturday 24 June
Tickets Available Here



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About Natalie Bruce

Natalie Bruce
Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.
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