Tuesday, October 19, 2010

AUSTRALIA: LARGE CELEBRATION PLANNED FOR MACKILLOP CANONISATION

Cath News report: A celebration of "epic proportions" will be held tomorrow at Port Macquarie on the NSW mid-north coast in honour of Australia's new St Mary of the Cross.
The Port Maquarie News said the Port Macquarie Regional Sports Stadium will host a crowd of up to 5000 people in planned celebrations.
Catholic schools from Port Macquarie, Kempsey, 50km to the north, Wauchope, 20km to the west, and Laurieton in the Camden Haven, will unite for the day of worship.
Lunch and a games afternoon will follow the liturgy, which begins at 10.45 am. Tomorrow's celebrations will be hosted by St Agnes' parish priest, Father Leo Donnelly, and is open to all, said the report. http://www.cathnews.com/article.aspx?aeid=23850

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