Where: Cardinal Basil Hume Quiet Garden, St Joseph’s Church, Bunhill Row, EC1 / Lambs Passage
What: Two examples of lettering in slate. The first is a Biblical quotation: “Be still and know that I am God”. Beneath is a commemorative plaque in slate dedicated to Cardinal Basil Hume, leader of the Roman Catholic church in England from 1976-1999. Situated in the garden of St Joseph’s Church, a quiet area in the City.
1_Be still and know that I am God
2_This quiet garden is dedicated to the memory of Basil Hume, monk and shepherd, 1923-1999
Artist: Tom Perkins ?
Date: After 1999
Further information (context only):
- Images of the garden and lettering (St Joseph’s Church website)
- About the garden (Independent Catholic News)
- About the garden (London Remembers)
- Quiet Garden Movement