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Tracing our Catholic Roots!

Tracing our Catholic Roots!

  Considering how small the parish is, the story of the Catholic Church on the Faroe Islands is quite remarkable, and sometime deeply moving. Despite many obstacles and setbacks, our forbearers remained faithful to the practise of their faith and contributed much...

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Easter News!

Easter News!

  During the Easter Vigil, we had the great joy of welcoming Jonhard into full membership of the Catholic Church. During the Easter Vigil, he renewed his Baptismal Vows, declared his adherence to the Catholic faith and received the Sacraments of Confirmation and...

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A Sunday of Blessings!

A Sunday of Blessings!

  On Sunday, 10. March, we had the joy of seeing parishioners, Hanna and Eilif, installed as Eucharistic Ministers. They are now authorised by Bishop Kozon to help with the distribution of Holy Communion during Mass. We offer them our heartfelt congratulations....

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Young People Confirmed

Young People Confirmed

  On Sunday, 21st. January, we had the great joy of seeing five young people, Taida, Eyrk, Kristina Margretha, Heibrith Maria and Diana, receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in Mariukirkjan. Fr. Niels Engelbrecht, vicar general, and our acting parish priest, was...

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News for Christmas

News for Christmas

  Sunday, 17th. September: Sr. Marisa celebrated her Golden Jubilee in Mariukirkjan, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, with her community, parishioners, former work colleagues, neighbours and friends. You can read more HERE. Sunday, 12 November: Deacon Christian...

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Golden Jubilee

Golden Jubilee

On Sunday, 17th. September, Sr. Marisa celebrated her Golden Jubilee in Mariukirkjan, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, with her community, parishioners, former work colleagues, neighbours and friends. Fr. Martin Chase. sj., was the celebrant. Musicians, Annette (violin),...

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A Mighty River

A Mighty River

  On Saturday 9 September, a meeting was organized for children in Mariukirkjan during which they had an opportunity to experience Season of Creation 2023 – “Let Justice and Peace Flow” (Amos 5:24), and learn about having a proper relationship with God, human...

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Farewell, Father Peter

Farewell, Father Peter

  Sunday, 20 August marked the celebration of Fr. Peter's last Sunday Mass in Mariukirkjan before leaving for his new teaching position in the Beda College in Rome. He was joined by Fr. Bruno from Italy, and three priests from Catalonia (Spain) who happened to be...

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Summer 2023

Summer 2023

  Friday, 18 August: Fr. Peter had the occasion to make an overnight trip to Suðuroy where he celebrated Mass in a family home with a large group of parishioners, followed by a festive meal together. (Click on all photos to enlarge) ...

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Summer Camp 2023

Summer Camp 2023

  On Saturday, 5 August, Sr. Florence gathered some of the children and their parents for a Summer Camp in Mariukirkjan. The theme of the day was, "A Family Journey through the Bible". It began with Mass in Mariukirkjan during which the children sang and Rose,...

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