Posts Tagged ‘Samoa Independence Day’

Unique Independence celebrations for Catholics in Samoa

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

This year’s Independence day celebrations has been a unique one for the Catholic Church in Samoa. The new cathedral was officially blessed and the Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary (SMSM sisters) are celebrating 150 years of service in Samoa. Past pupils came from around the world to participate in yesterday’s Independence Day parade. Read more

Samoa Independence Day celebrations begin with a prayer

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The celebration of Samoa Independence day began with a thanksgiving service, last Thursday evening. The service was held at the traditional seat of Parliament, the Malae Tiafau, Mulinu’u. Chairman of the National Council of Churches, Catholic Deacon Kasiano Le’aupepe, who led the service, called on the leaders of Samoa to take out a new leaf Read more