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Thomalind Enjoys a Reception Hosted by Ambassador Thomas Hull
Thomalind Enjoys a Reception Hosted by Ambassador Thomas Hull
Notes From Kenny:
Day Four:
Much pomp and circumstance greeted the parish at the 5th Annual Thanksgiving Mass as delegates of the Catholic Women’s Association (CWA) Western Area, at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church made their procession into the morning service. Always with a keen ear towards the African melodies and rhythms, I can truly say that I have never heard a choir sing so beautifully.

Ron Dais astonished the congregation when he read from the gospel according to John in the Gullah language, explaining before hand that this dialect of the English was not Krio but a language preserved along with African culture in South Carolina, U.S.A.

At the conclusion of the service Thomalind and Antwan presented the Reverend Father Ambrose M. Damba with a Priscilla poster, a copy of Joseph Opala’s book on the Gullah and a copy of the Gospel of John in Gullah, and the CWA representative made Thomalind an honorary member by bestowing on her a blue dress the delegates had worn for the occasion.

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