Youngsters enjoy second communion

PUBLISHED: 15:46 07 June 2014

From left top row: Fr Gerard Wilberforce, Rev. Colin Furness.  Second row: Anna Fiaschi age 8, James Forson age 8, Saffron Heale age 7 and Heaven-Leigh Norris age 7, on the occasion of the parish children making their 2nd Holy Communion, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Topsham.

From left top row: Fr Gerard Wilberforce, Rev. Colin Furness. Second row: Anna Fiaschi age 8, James Forson age 8, Saffron Heale age 7 and Heaven-Leigh Norris age 7, on the occasion of the parish children making their 2nd Holy Communion, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Topsham.

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Four children have been welcomed to Topsham Holy Cross Parish Church as they celebrated their second holy communion.

The group of children from Holy Cross Topsham Parish who made their 2nd Communion, from left: Saffron Heale, James Forson, Heaven-Leigh Norris and Anna Fiaschi. The group of children from Holy Cross Topsham Parish who made their 2nd Communion, from left: Saffron Heale, James Forson, Heaven-Leigh Norris and Anna Fiaschi.

Seven-year-olds Saffron Heale and Heaven-Leigh Norris and eight-year-olds James Forson and Anna Fiaschi were warmly welcomed to the church.

During the Mass, concelebrated by Father Colin Furness and Father Gerard Wilberforce, the children read special prayers. Afterwards, they were presented with certificates and gifts before joining parishioners for refreshments and cakes, in the parish meeting room.

Their First Holy Communion took place a week earlier in The Blessed Sacrament Church, in Heavitree, where they were joined by 22 youngsters from both of the Exeter parishes, for the event.

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