Commissioning Mass held for Students and Teachers
Rabaul, VUNAPOPE - Students and teachers of Catholic Agency Schools of the Archdiocese of Rabaul converged at Vunapope for the commissioning Eucharistic celebrations to open the academic year.
The celebration held on Friday 26th February 2021, at the Diocesan Hall was packed to capacity with teachers and students.
The lively ceremony was presided by Archbishop of Rabaul, Most Reverend Rochus Joseph Tatamai MSC. Concelebrating the occasion were several diocesan priests who were currently serving as chaplains and teachers in various agency schools.
In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the declaration of St Joseph as the Protector of the Universal Church, male teaching staff and students made a consecration to St Joseph that was compiled by the Information and Communications Office of the Archdiocese.
Post-Mass acknowledgements and addresses came from invited Provincial Education Officials and leaders of the Catholic Teachers Association of the Archdiocese.