Summer Camp

Sr. Florence organized a two day Summer camp  on 23-24. July, during which eleven children participated. The theme was the “Gospel Vaccination” with St. Paul. Through video, stories, colouring, games and handwork, the children learned about St. Paul...

First Holy Communion

On Sunday, 6th June, parishioners had the joy of seeing Leah and Joe Yves make their First Holy Communion in Mariukirkjan. They were prepared by Sr. Florence for several months. During Mass, Fr. Peter preached in Danish, English and French. The children´s hymn,...

Celebrating 90 years with the Parish

On Sunday, 23rd May, Pentecost Sunday, the Franciscan Sisters (Franciscan Missionaries of Mary) celebrated the 90th anniversary of their arrival on the Faroe Islands. A solemn Mass was celebrated in Mariukirkjan with parish priest, Fr. Peter Fleetwood, as celebrant....

“Wash one another´s feet”

When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” he asked them. “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am. Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have...

The meeting of the “Spírur” (buds)

On Wednesday, 31st. March, Sr. Florence gathered several of the children for a special afternoon in the church. They met for various activities in preparation for Easter from 14.00. – 20.00.hrs. and also sold bottles they had collected to help children in...

Midnight Mass from Mariukirkjan

Mass is transmitted live on Faroese national radio every year. This year, numbers were very restricted because of the situation regarding Corona in the country. The homily was in Danish and English, with a few words in Faroese. It is possible to listen to the Mass...