Wednesday, 16 September 2020 11:42

Happy Independence Day PNG!

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2020PNGIDWeb150Today Carmelite, Fr Paul Sireh is celebrating the 45th anniversary of the independence of Papua New Guinea. Originally from Manus Island, the smallest province in PNG, Paul proudly shares his memories of the first Independence Day and the story of PNG since. Happy Independence Day to Paul and his fellow country men and women! "This day 45 years ago, was the year I started my primary schooling in grade one and I remember this special day was a moving and exciting experience for me. We were dressed in our traditional costumes, danced to the beat of garamut(drum) and marched with hundreds of people from five villages who gathered in my village. Read pdf Paul's reflection (456 KB)



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