Parish Feast celebrations for Our Lady of Fair Haven

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Chair of the Joint Committee, Val Cuffy (left) and Dean of the Roseau Cathedral, Fr. Nigel Karam

(Press Release) The Parish of Our Lady of Fair Haven will celebrate its Parish Feast on Sunday August 19th 2018.

The feast day will begin with a procession from the old market square to the Cathedral Chapel, followed by mass at 9 am. The main celebrant will be His Eminence Kelvin Cardinal Felix.

The Mass will be enhanced by a touch of Creole and folk music and the congregation is encouraged to dress in national wear.

In preparation for the parish feast of Our Lady of Fair Haven, there will be three main activities this week: Tuesday August the 14th to the 16th there will be a Triduum – 3 nights of prayer and praise in preparation for the feast.

Theologian Sr. Loraine Royer, will speak on Stewardship – communion, conversion and covenant; three important biblical themes that support stewardship.

On Friday 17th August – A presentation on the history of the Cathedral and a concert in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Choirs from the parish and other parts of the Diocese will perform at the concert which is hoped to be a spiritually uplifting and relaxation activity.

On Saturday 18th – community outreach and T-10 softball cricket match in Trafalgar, The Bishop’s team vs. the Dean’s team.

A community breakfast/ brunch will follow the mass on Sunday 19th August. All are encouraged to buy their tickets in advanced for VIP or takeaway service. Tickets are available from committee members and the Roseau presbytery.

The Parish of Our Lady of Fair Haven comprises the Cathedral, and the chapel communities of Laudat, Tafalgar, Morne Prosper and Wotten Waven.

Everyone is invited to the Celebration of The Parish of Our Lady of Fair Haven parish feast on Sunday August 19th 2018 – It will be a celebration of who we are as God’s people and a celebration of God’s kingdom and his saving grace in our community