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The Mass will be celebrated in the St. Olav Interim Church Wednesday, September 3. at 6 pm, with a following reception for students and employees at the universities and university colleges.
Masses wil be held as normal. The Confirmants' Catechesis starts on Wednesday the 31th of August by a common meeting for Confirmants, parents, catechists and priests. First Communion Catechesis starts on Monday the 5th of September by a parents' meeting.
Mary and other biblical figures meet us through the names of various beautiful wildflowers. In many cases they were medical plants of importance. Many of these plants were cultivated in monastery gardens.
On this day we celebrate that the Virgin May, "having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory." This doctrine was dogmatically defined by Pope Pius XII on November 1, 1950. The Feast of the Assumption has been observed by the Eastern Church from the 5th century, and by the Roman Catholic Church...
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To help build the new St. Olav cathedral, please use bank account number 4200 36 09736.
For general gifts for the parish, please use account number 4200 59 64088.