Balboa celebration 7-19-2014The slideshow highlights the celebration of July 19 and 20 of Mary’s apparitions tp Cathrine Laboure  in 1830.The celebration took place in St. Mary’s Parish Balboa.  Bishop Uriah Ashley presided at Mass on Sunday.  Alcibiades Guerra, CM preached.  Bruce Quinn, a well known director of theatrical musicals in Panama and originally from St. Mary’s Parish, directed members of the community in a dramatization of Our Lady’s Apparitions to St. Catherine Laboure in 1830.  Confreres, religious and faithful from Colon, Chiriqui and Panama City joined in the Mass and presentation.

Many thanks to John Carney for the photos and news brief!

And thanks to Br. Carmen for sharing this.