fríggjakvřld 13.juli - sunnudagin 15.
SUMMAR CAMP IN MARIUKRIKJAN!
Friday 13th. to Sunday, 15th. July
Sisters Florence and Yolanda prepared an exciting
and varied programme for the nine young people (6-13 years) who
participated. David was their very able assistant!
Ballon creativity and traditonal games from
The young people ate and slept in the church hall.
Although rumour has it that no one slept very much!!!
On Saturday morning, the young people worked on the
theme of the Summer Camp: "God has created a beautiful home for us. Protect our
It was inspired by the Story of Creation in Genesis
and by the Encyclical of Pope Francis called,
"Laudati Si - On the Care of our Common
In the afternoon, they enjoyed a treasure hunt in
the nearby park. The wet weather was no deterrent for having fun!
This was followed by a visit to "Kerit where
Sr. Florence explained various aspects of life as a
Sr. Maria welcomed the young people into her room
and showed them photographs of herself when she was their age!
In the evening, they walked to Svarta Fossi
and back before enjoying the dinner prepared for them by Diana´s
David and the young people take a short break
and enjoy the scenic surroundings.
The young people pray a decade of The Rosary
for all the children of the world.
The weekend finished with Sunday Mass during which
the young people sung, did the readings and intercessory prayers, and brought up
the offertory gifts.
After Mass, the young people and their parents
enjoyed a delicious lunch together in the church hall. The food was
prepared by the parents.
Special thanks to Sisters Florence and Yolanda,
and to their assistant, David, for making this such a special weekend!
The young people hope to do it again... soon!