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The Nelson Photo News



Confirmation Service

About 120 children and 20 adults received the Sacrament of Confirmation from the Catholic Metropolitan of New Zealand, Cardinal McKeefry, at St, Mary's Church, Nelson, earlier this month. It was Cardinal McKeefry's first visit to Nelson as a prince of the church.


A photograph taken during the service. The Cardinal is assisted by Fathers P. P. Cahill (left) and P. J. Kinsella (right). A close-up view of the ceremony is shown


After the service the Cardinal met parishioners. From left: Mr E. (Starky) Del Favero, Mrs C. Costello, Mr H. Peters and Mr Costello.


The Cardinal has a word with Messrs Jim Stewart, Rod McRae and Tom Sherlock