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Holy Week celebrations

Holy Week celebrations got underway on Palm Sunday with an ecumenical procession in Mary MacKillop Plaza, followed by Mass in St Francis Xavier's Cathedral and a barbecue hosted by the Witnesses youth group.

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The following day parish representatives collected their blessed oils at the annual Chrism Mass. On Holy Thursday Archbishop Wilson washed the feet of members of the local community during the re-enactment of the Last Supper. The beautiful weather on Good Friday attracted thousands to the outdoor Stations of the Cross held at The Monastery, while the special Stations of the Cross for children at the Cathedral proved popular.

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Palm Sunday in the Cathedral.

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Palm Sunday in the Cathedral.

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The Witnesses youth group hosted a barbecue after the Palm Sunday Mass.

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Chrism Mass

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Chrism Mass

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Chrism Mass

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Chrism Mass

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Washing of the Feet, Holy Thursday

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Washing of the Feet, Holy Thursday

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Holy Thursday

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Fr Charles Gauci’s story telling held the attention of a large group of youngsters as they processed and sang their way through the children’s Stations of the Cross which was held for the first time in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral. Later parents joined them for hot cross buns in the Cathedral Hall.

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Members of the Cathedral youth group Witnesses from left: Toan Vu, Yong En Soon and Jasmine Ang.

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John and Emmylou Lim with their children Zachery and Ysabella.

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Greg and Teresa Hubbard with children Laura, Ruben and Lilly.

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Giulia, Luisa and Dale

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Maximilian, Rose holding Augustine, Olivia Mary, Edwin, Cherry and Yohan.

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Stations of the Cross at The Monastery.

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Stations of the Cross at The Monastery.

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Stations of the Cross at The Monastery.