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On Saturday evening the St. Martin of Tours Parish closed of the Christmas Season 2019-2020 with a Pageant by The Parish Catechetical Program.
Welcomed by Mrs. B. Van Veen who introduced the MC for the evening: Tr. Erundine van Heyningen, the program got of with a presentation by Confirmation Year 2 with the Poem: “ Christmas Star”. This was followed by a “ Medley of songs” by year One FHC program . Communion Year 1 + 2 danced: “ Mary did you know” followed by the Musical “Silent Night” by Confirmation Y2 Christophe. “ This is Christmas” Poems by Confirmation Year 1 and the “The 12 days of Christmas” Song by the RCI Youths closed of the first part of the program.
After the break the Confirmation Year 1 Reward group recited the Poem: “ Santa’a Christmas Prayer”. Confirmation Year 2 presented two items: the song:” The Virgin Mary had a baby boy" and the poem "Once in a manger". “ Joy to the world” by Conformation Y 2 Christophe and the song “I saw a star high above the heavens” by the New Outstanding Worshippers closed of the program. A pictorial of the evening is available by clicking the picture.
With heartfelt gratitude I thank all who has help to make our “End Of Christmas Season Pageant” on Saturday January 11th. a beautiful evening for all attendees. I especially thank the students and candidates of the various groups who have performed so bravely. Once again thanks for a wonderful evening.
I wish all Parents, Guardians and their families a Blessed and Happy 2020.
Mrs. B. Van Veen-Richardson, DRE Center for Catechesis
The Sint Maarten Catholic News saw its January 2020 edition being distributed after the Holy Masses.
The January edition is also available by clicking the attachment at the bottom of this article.
Our Parish will be also closing the CHRISTMAS SEASON with An End of Christmas Season Pageant! The students of the Parish Catechetical Programs will delight you with poems, songs and dances to close this wonderful season. Venue: The Parish Hall, Date & time: Saturday January 11th, 2020 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.