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St John the Apostle Bomboi hosts parish-level Holy Family Festival

Bishop Cornelius Piong officiates the rite of blessing, Bomboi church hall, 31 Dec 2017.

KENINGAU – The Catholic community of St John the Apostle Bomboi under Minawo Zone here hosted the annual parish-level Holy Family Festival on 31 Dec 2017.

In conjunction with it, the newly constructed church hall was blessed by Bishop Cornelius Piong.

Earlier before Christmas, the hall was declared open by YB Datuk Ellron Alfred Angin of Sook Constituency.

In his address, the bishop stressed on the marriage and family vocation, calling on the people to emulate the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph.

The next Holy Family Festival will be at the  Holy Family Pilgrimage Centre Nulu Sosopon in conjunction with the diocesan silver jubilee.

After Mass, the bishop and the politician signed the commemorative plaque witnessed by those present followed by some stage performances by various groups.

It ended with a closing prayer by catecchist Severinus Jaitin.  – Tadius Kilip

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