Thursday, June 28, 2007

OMPH Feastday (5)....the celebration

The mass was at 7pm. By 6.15pm all those on duty were there....

the choir... wardens..float bearers....

altar servers ...the church bookshop operator too was there early.....

Fr Joe ....saying a prayer before the start....

..everyone to their stations....


Mass began at 7pm sharp.....



..a section of the crowd..estimated at 3000+...

multi media...how did we live without it

the crowning of Mother Mary.....

...the crowning queen is a Sarawakian.....

...the start of the candle light procession whereby the float of Mother Mary is carried round the neighbourhood...


..the float returning to church......

...Benediction....

..the mass has ended... flower girls throwing petals at the altar servers...

parishioners saying a prayer at the shrine of Mother Mary....

...flowers to be taken home .. a souvenir for the home altar...

..the choir & the final hymn..servers taking a shot with Fr Phillip Lai....

the many views of Mother Mary.....


cheers........

1 comment:

Jerry said...

My goodness. after all these years the tradition of gotong royong just before the feast day mass still going on. Remeber doing all these when I was there. Syabas to all of you. Regards to Fr Joe Stephens.