The Annual Blessing of First Responders was held Sunday, May 28th at Holy Family Church.
The celebration was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Msgr. William Varrily Concil 12031.
Special thanks to Piper Craig Caldwell and Holy Family Church Choir.
Also thanks to Brian Kenny, MLA of Bathurst West-Beresford; Paolo Fongemie, mayor of Bathurst, and the members of the Bathurst City Council for their attendance.
The service was presided by Fr. David Ferguson, Assistant Pastor of the Parish of the Good Shepherd and Chaplain of the RCMP. Also present were: Msgr. Daniel Jodoin, Bishop of Bathurst; Fr. Jean-Robert Léger, Chaplain of the City Police & the RCMP; Rev. Blair Lewis, Minister of the United Church; Sandy McPherson, Minister of the Anglican Church; Luc Poirier, Pastor of the Centre Chretien Évangélique of Beresford, and Doug Peto of the Christian Fellowship Church.