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Bahía Blanca Argentina Temple Groundbreaking Ceremony Held

On Saturday, April 9, 2022, ground was broken for the Bahía Blanca Argentina Temple in the presence of Church members and community members including local civic leaders. Elder Joaquin E. Costa of the Quorum of the Seventy presided. The 19,000-square-foot temple will be constructed on a 8.14-acre site in the Aldea Romana neighborhood along with a 25,000-square-foot ancillary building housing patron accommodations and a distribution center. In his dedicatory prayer, Elder Costa said: "We thank the authorities of the different governments through the many years that the gospel has been shared here. We are grateful for the tolerance and openness to receive missionaries, allow construction and provide a safe environment for the restored Church of Jesus Christ to grow in Bahía Blanca and southern Argentina."

Groundbreaking Announced for the Bahía Blanca Argentina Temple

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Bahía Blanca Argentina Temple will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Elder Joaquin E. Costa of the Quorum of the Seventy will preside. The temple will be constructed on an 8.14-acre parcel located northeast of the city in the Aldea Romana neighborhood at the intersection of Avenida Alberto Pedro Cabrera and Luis Vera. The 19,000-square-foot temple will be accompanied by a 25,000-square-foot ancillary building with patron housing and a distribution center.