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St Johns Parish Waterford - International Mass of Pentecost

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Mass for Vigil of Pentecost - Sat. 6th June

Sister Ann Hayes co-ordinated various international groups based in the area.

Groups represented were from:-

Latvia, Ukraine, Poland, Brazil, Nigeria, India, Pakistan.

- music was sung in each nations language - accompanied by St. John's Choir.

The church was decorated with flags from the various countries. A specially designed 'Welcome' poster was given prominent display.

Fr. Robbie, in his homily, spoke of the variety of gifts of the Spirit.

'Sequence' of Pentecost was recited - special prayer of intercession to the Holy Spirit. The prayer was from a very ancient formula, rarely heard nowadays.

(both photograph and script - received with thanks from Lucia O'Farrell)