We love sharing photos of celebrations around the country. Here are some photos from Dunedin…
A parent of Sacred Heart school Dunedin, Ruan Barton, is putting the finishing touches to the banner she has painted for the celebration.
Celebrant for Eucharist. Fr Aidan Cunningham with two pupils of St Mary’s School
Paul Richardson, Principal of Sacred Heart school and Sr Jan Ogilvy before the Mass on St Dominic’s Day.
Participating schools with their school banners in foyer of Holy Name Church Dunedin.
Entrance procession for St Dominic’s Day Mass with 800 celebration banner painted by a parent at Sacred Heart school.
Dominican Sisters and Dominican family preparing to bless the congregation with a Dominican blessing at the close of Eucharist on feast of St. Dominic.
Two pupils of St. Mary’s school Kaikorai who led the offertory procession with dance.
Part of congregation of the five Dominican schools at Holy Name church on the feast of St. Dominic.
Head girl of Kavanagh college Lillie and the Deputy head boy Joshua beginning to introduce all the Dominican schools present with a photo of the first staff and a photo of present staff.
The DRS of St Josephs Cathedral School in Dunedin, with pupils and 8 helium balloons to be blessed and sent off representing the 800 years.