Video: Commemoration Mass for the invasion of Poland

Newry Cathedral News

Sunday 1st September was another special occasion for Newry Cathedral as we commemorated the 80th Anniversary of the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany on the 1st September 1939 and the subsequent outbreak of World War II.

Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Eamon Martin and many special guests were in attendance, including the Consul General of the Republic of Poland, Mr Pawel Majewski, the Honorary Consul, Mr Jerome Mullen, the Chairman of NM&D Council, Charlie Casey, and a World War II veteran.

The Mass was followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the cenotaph and the official opening of an exhibition at the Sean Hollywood Art Centre.Please enjoy these video highlights which include a reading from the Gospel in English and #Polish, music and the Archbishop’s homily.