A celebration of Diversity at St. Mary of the Mills


3:00-8:00 p.m.

MSGR. Kessler Center

There is no admission fee for this event but donations to St. Mary’s are graciously being accepted at the Welcome Table. Beverages will be sold for $1.00 each. There will be a 50/50 and Door Prizes. The Haiti Twinning Committee will be selling Fair Trade Coffee and the Anniversary Committee will be selling Tiny Saints ($5.00) and Polo Shirts ($20).

Program of Events
2:45pm -   Parade of Nations line up (outside)


Program of Events
2:45pm -   Parade of Nations line up (outside)

3:00pm -   Parade of Nations “We Are the World”
                   Welcome & Opening Remarks and Invocation
                   International Fashion Show

3:30-5:30pm - Food & Fellowship featuring food from: Philippines, Nigeria, El Salvador, Guatemala, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Vietnam, Jamaica, Italy, India, Pakistan

3:30pm -     Music by Lost’N’Found and Celso Gutierrez

4:30pm -     Reflection on the Spirituality of Diversity

5:00pm -     Guatemala Dancers

5:30pm -      Irish School of Dance

6:00pm -      “Afrobeat” African Dancers

6:30pm -     Mabuhay Philippine Dancers

7:00pm -      Ballroom/Line Dancing

7:45pm -     Closing Prayer (Fr. Philip Ilg)

Special thanks to the Knights of Columbus for serving as our bartenders today and to Bill Balko for serving as our Photographer; and the International Festival Committee: Dcn. Perfecto Santiago, Fr. Philip Ilg, and Augustine Nwabueze