Sunday, September 8, 2013

Ottawa Prayer Vigil for Peace in Syria - Photos de la Vigile de Priere pour la Paix en Syrie, le Monde

The Prayer Vigil for Peace in Syria was held yesterday afternoon from 1:00 to 4:30 PM in Saint Patrick Basilica.

Ottawa's Chapter of Communion and Liberation animated the first hour, with readings, reflections and hymns/devotional songs.

The Queenship of Mary Community animated the second hour with a French-English recitation of the Rosary and a sung version of the Divine Mercy Chaplet around 3 o'clock.

A francophone musician, Pascal Gauthier, led the third hour with meditative songs and antiphons.

I was very pleased with the turn out; alternating with six other confessors, there were quite a few confessions herard, offering individual reconciliation to many.

The Mass that followed at 4:30 featured penitential attire in purple vestments and solemn music led by the parish choir. 

Here are some photos, courtesy of Paul Lauzon

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