Posted by SCMO on 30th August 2010 in Christianity |
ST NINIAN'S DAY PARADE LAUNCH: WELCOMING THE HOLY FATHER TO SCOTLAND ST MARGARET'S CHAPEL, Edinburgh
CASTLE, 10.15 HRS, TUESDAY 31 AUGUST
Cardinal Keith Patrick O'Brien, will today launch the St Ninian's Day Parade - a 'grand Scottish spectacle' to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to this country next month while also raising money for good causes at home and abroad. To launch the event, the Cardinal will be joined by the Minister for Culture and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop MSP. The Holy Father arrives in Edinburgh
on the morning of 16 September - St Ninian's Day - where he will meet Her Majesty The Queen at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. It's estima...