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Paralympic Games Mass of Thanksgiving

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In the presence of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales.

The Dockhead Choir, widely acclaimed for their performance at the Olympics opening ceremony, will sing at this Mass.

On this occasion the choir and accompanying orchestra will be directed by Dockhead's parish priest, Canon Alan McLean. The choir will sing the first verse of Jerusalem dressed in the same attire they wore at the Olympic stadium.

"It will be a slightly different version of Jerusalem on this occasion to that sung at the opening ceremony," said Canon McLean.

"However, above all the young people – and their parents – are both delighted and honoured to be taking part in this special liturgy."

The Dockhead Choir is made up of 40 children and teenagers from the choirs of the Most Holy Trinity Church, Dockhead, and St William of York, Forest Hill.


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