Schools come together for 30th Performing Arts Festival to give thanks for God’s gifts
The 30th Catholic Performing Arts Festival began with a Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral on 25 July and will conclude with a concert on 16 September. Photo: Ron Tan.
By Amanda Murthy
Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB reminded those present for the 30th annual Performing Arts Festival Mass that the word “Eucharist” itself means “thanksgiving”.
He delivered this message during his homily at the opening Mass for the Catholic Performing Arts Festival (PAF) at St Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday 25 July.
The Perth Archbishop was joined by concelebrants Fr Peter Whitely VG and Fr Christopher Ross, who were assisted by Deacon Mark Powell.
“We are called.