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Welcome to Fr Joseva Naqou CM

Last weekend we formally welcomed Fr Joseva to St Anthony’s Parish family.

At the Vigil Mass, we acknowledged the Land and its traditional custodians. We also acknowledged Joseva coming to our Parish and received his gift in the “sevu sevu” – the traditional Fijian welcome ceremony.

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At the 9am Mass, we formally changed over our Parish Priest – from Fr Brian to Fr Joseva. The Provincial of the Vincentian Fathers and Brothers, Fr Mick Walsh CM, lad us in this changeover and blessing.

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After the Mass, there was morning tea, as usual.

Asia-Pacific Provincials Meeting: India 2015

Fr. Mick Walsh CM, Provincial for the Oceania Province, attended the APVC in India recently. Here are some photos of his experience.