by TERESITA CHIVELL
“FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION AND ANNIVERSARIES”
- organized by Bea Sturgess on Sunday, 1st of September 2013 was held at the Anglican Church Hall, Pt. Pirie with potluck of variety of dishes that filled the long smorgasbord table! Energetic Boots Ladra added fun to the event with her parlour games for the Dads, winners took home small souvenir to remind them of that memorable family day. It was also a special day for Father Francis who celebrated his 6th Sacerdotal Anniversary and for Deacon Gary Stokes- his 2nd Diaconal Ordination Anniversary. Cakes were made by Bea Sturgess and decorated by Suzy Amos.
Fathers from different cultural background who attended the Father’s Day celebration.
Cutting the Father’s Day cake are:
(l-r) Jerry Barzaga, Michael Cruz, Jun Ladra, Rico Azurin and Benedict Veterana
A surprise celebration also for Deacon Gary Stokes
and for Father Francis Montero.
Bishop Greg O’Kelly proposed the toast to all the Fathers and led the singing of “Why were they born so beautiful?...”