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PAGE TF.N CHILDREN BLESSED; MISSION CLOSES Two hunrtri^d nn<\ fifty «mall chil- âr(»n. mnglnR from tiny, gurgling Infnnt^ to shy five«year-old young- wprp blessrd on the closing d«y of two-wppks’ mission held in 8t Aloysius Caiholic church Th« ritutl tiiraa conducted by the Rpv WilHftm Aimew, Vincentian Fatbir, ye-i«terdRy afternoon Tn# Rev. Joseph A. McDonald, rector of the church, explained the ciiftom wan iignificant of the times that Christ asked that little children children be brought to Him and He blP vsed them. Tlie final «ervWe was held la.,t nlrht, when an estimapd 500 men renewed bapismal vows and received received the Papal Blessing bestowed through the Rev. William Long. ftli -1 a Vincentian Father. Bénédic­ tin]' of the Bleîwed Sacrament wa.*î conducted by Father MeDonalAr|~ The men attended devotions during the week. A mission for women wnr held two weeks. A four-day mission for children en^^d Saturday morning. An esii- mat^^d 500 children attended the cloi-lng mass. Shenket Reformed, the Rev. Fenton the

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  1. The Mercury,
  2. 30 Oct 1939, Mon,
  3. Page 10

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